T2, at Sounders FC 2 - May 12, 2018
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USL MATCH PREVIEW | Portland Timbers 2 vs. Seattle Sounders FC 2 | Aug. 19, 2018 - 7 PM PT

Playing the second game of a five-match homestand, T2 play host to Cascadia-rival Seattle Sounders FC 2 at Merlo Field on Sunday, Aug. 19. San Antonio FC at Providence Park on Wednesday, Aug. 15. Beginning at 7 p.m. (Pacific) the match will be streamed live on ESPN+. Originally scheduled for 2 p.m. (Pacific), the 7 p.m. start time will allow for lower on-field and in-stadium temperatures in the evening. To watch Sunday’s match, click here.

Keep it rolling
Portland enters Sunday’s contest against Seattle Sounders FC following a 2-1 win over San Antonio FC at Providence Park on Aug. 15, which extended a two-match winning streak. Forward Foster Langsdorf scored his team-leading 11th goal of the season, while midfielder Renzo Zambrano scored the game-winning goal, his first as a member of T2. Additionally defenders Lamar Batista and Arturo Diz Pe each registered their first career assists for T2.  

T2 Team Leaders
Goals: Foster Langsdorf (11)
Assists: Marvin Loría (5)
Chances Created: Marvin Loría (39)
Shutouts: Alex Mangels, Kendall McIntosh (4)
Saves: Kendall McIntosh (36)

Scouting Seattle Sounders FC 2
Seattle Sounders FC 2 (5-14-2, 17pts), the USL affiliate of Seattle Sounders FC, enter Sunday’s match following a 3-2 win over San Antonio FC at Cheney Stadium on Aug. 11.  Seattle is tied for the fifth-fewest goals scored (23) in the USL this year, while also ranking eighth in the league in the most goals conceded (41). In the last meeting between the two clubs this season, Portland defeated Sounders FC 2 1-0 on the road at Cheney Stadium behind Eryk Williamson’s first professional goal in stoppage time on May 12.

Seattle Team Leaders
Goals: David Estrada (9)
Assists: Jesse Daley (3)
Chances Created: Four players tied (16)
Shutouts: Calle Brown (2)
Saves: Calle Brown (39)

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.