T2, Foster Langsdorf 2 vs. LA Galaxy II -- May 18, 2018
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USL MATCH PREVIEW | Portland Timbers 2 at LA Galaxy II | July 28, 2018 - 1 PM PT

Entering Week 20 of the 2018 USL season, T2 travel to face LA Galaxy II at the StubHub Track & Field Stadium on Saturday, July 28. Beginning at 1 p.m. (Pacific), the July 28 match will be streamed live on ESPN+. To watch Saturday’s match, click here.

Keep it moving
T2 enter Saturday’s road match following a 2-1 loss to Las Vegas Lights FC at Providence Park on July 22.  Portland ranks tied for eighth in the USL in goals scored (31), and ranks tied for eighth in the league in shutouts (8).

T2 vs. LA Galaxy II
In seven matches all-time between the two clubs, T2 trail the series 3-4-0. In the last meeting between the two teams, T2 set a new club record for goals scored in a 7-3 win over the Galaxy II at Providence Park on May 18. Forward Foster Langsdorf tallied the first hat-trick in team history and midfielder Marvin Loría recorded his first USL goal and tallied two assists, as five different players scored in the win for T2. 

Road form
In 10 road matches this season, T2 hold a 4-4-2 record. Six of T2’s eight shutouts in 2018 have occurred on the road, as T2 posted four-consecutive road shutouts from April 4 to May 12, which set a club record. Forward Augustine Williams, who ranks tied for second on the team with four goals scored, has tallied three of his goals in road matches.

T2 Team Leaders
Goals: Foster Langsdorf (8)
Assists: Marvin Loría (3)
Chances Created: Marvin Loría (32)
Shutouts: Kendall McIntosh (4)
Saves: Kendall McIntosh (30)

Scouting LA Galaxy II
LA Galaxy II, the USL affiliate of the LA Galaxy, enter Saturday’s match following a 4-1 loss to Reno 1868 FC at the StubHub Track & Field Stadium on July 11. Galaxy II hold a 4-3-2 record at home this season. Saturday’s match marks the second and final regular-season meeting between the two clubs, with LA falling 7-3 to Portland at Providence Park on May 18. 10 different players have scored for LA this season, as 16-year-old Efrain Alvarez is tied for the team lead in goals scored (8) with forward Ethan Zubak.

LA Galaxy II Team Leaders
Goals: Efrain Alvarez, Ethan Zubak (8)
Assists: Julian Buescher (6)
Chances Created: Julian Buescher (21)
Shutouts: Wade Hamilton (2)
Saves: Wade Hamilton (22)

Streaming Changes: matches now stream on ESPN+
As part of the USL's new broadcast deal with ESPN, all league matches will now be streamed live on ESPN+, which is ESPN's new subscription-based, direct-to-consumer streaming platform. All T2 matches will now stream live on ESPN+ for those residing in the United States; international viewers can still stream matches live via YouTube.

ESPN+ is viewable online, the ESPN app or across a variety of mobile and connected living room devices, including Amazon's Fire TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku and more.

For more information and a FAQ on ESPN+, click here.

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