Thorns FC @ Utah Royals FC | NWSL Fall Series | Oct. 3, 2020 - 7:00pm PT | CBS Sports Network
Portland Thorns FC take to the road in the NWSL Fall series to face Utah Royals FC Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium. Kickoff is 7pm PT.
The match is presented by Providence Health & Services and will be broadcast CBS Sports Network.
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Numbers for #UTAvPOR
8Once more unto the breach – Saturday's meeting will be the eighth across all competitions between Utah and Portland.
11Midfield Magic – Among midfielders in the NWSL Fall Series, Rocky Rodríguez and Lindsey Horan have combined for 11 chances created across two matches. That is tied for the most chances created by a midfield duo. Horan is tied for the NWSL lead in chances created (6) and also leads the league with three assists during the Fall Series.
3G.O.A.T. – Christine Sinclair notched her third hat trick across all NWSL competitions against OL Reign on Sept. 30. She is the second player to score more than two hat tricks in the league. Sinclair has the most goals all-time in U.S. women’s professional soccer with 81 career goals across her NWSL and WPS career.
0.25Britt Blocks – Goalkeeper Britt Eckerstrom has featured in four of the eight previous matches against Utah, posting a 0.25 goals-against average.
4They're everywhere – Lindsey Horan is the only Thorns FC to score a goal in every competition for Port- land: regular season, playoffs, Challenge Cup and Fall Series. Meghan Klingenberg is the only player to record an assist in every competition for the club.
How to watch NWSL on CBS Sports Network
Saturday's Thorns match is on CBS Sports Network which is available on some cable television packages. Check your local listings for more information. CBS Sports Network is also available via Hulu Live TV, YouTube TV and fuboTV.
How do I watch games from past seasons?
All games from past seasons (2013-2016) continue to be available on the league’s official YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/NWSLsoccer Games from the 2017, 2018 and 2019 NWSL seasons are available on demand on NWSLsoccer.com and on the NWSL app with no sign-in required.