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Rob Gardenhire

USL MATCH PREVIEW | Portland Timbers 2 vs. Tulsa Roughnecks FC | Sept. 9, 2018 - 2 PM PT

Playing their fifth consecutive game at home, T2 play host to Tulsa Roughnecks FC as part of Bark in the Park at Providence Park on Sunday, Sept. 9. Beginning at 2 p.m. (Pacific) the match will be streamed live on ESPN+. To watch Sunday’s match, click here.  

USL Team of the Week
T2 goalkeeper Kendall McIntosh was named to the USL Team of the Week for Week 25 after helping Portland to a 1-0 shutout victory over Saint Louis FC at Providence Park on Sept. 1. McIntosh made six saves in the win, logging his fifth shutout of the 2018 season. Additionally, the shutout was the club’s 10th of this campaign, which ranks tied for fifth in the USL. With his selection, McIntosh is the ninth different T2 player to earn a spot on the USL Team of the Week this season.

In-form players
In T2’s 1-0 win over Saint Louis FC at Providence Park on Sept. 1, midfielder Victor Arboleda scored the game-winning goal, while midfielder Renzo Zambrano tallied his second assist of 2018. With the assist, Zambrano has logged either a goal or an assist in his last four starts. Forward Foster Langsdorf ranks tied for fourth in the USL in goals scored (14), and has tallied four goals and an assist in his past four starts dating back to Aug. 15. Midfielder Marvin Loría ranks tied for third on the team in goals scored (4), and leads the team in chances created (44) and assists (6).

T2 Team Leaders
Goals: Foster Langsdorf (14)
Assists: Marvin Loría (6)
Chances Created: Marvin Loría (44)
Shutouts: Kendall McIntosh (5)
Saves: Kendall McIntosh (58)

Scouting Tulsa Roughnecks FC
Tulsa Roughnecks FC (2-13-11, 17pts) enter Sunday’s match following a 4-4 draw on the road against Seattle Sounders FC 2 at Cheney Stadium on Sept. 5, which extended a four-match losing streak dating back to Aug. 18. Roughnecks FC are winless (0-8-6) in 14 games on the road this season and currently sit in last place in the Western Conference standings. Forward Joaquin Rivas leads the team with 10 goals, while defender Paris Gee ranks first on the team with six assists. Goalkeeper Fabián Cerda leads the USL with 98 saves. Tulsa has allowed the third-most goals in the USL this season (58).

Tulsa Roughnecks FC  Team Leaders
Goals: Joaquin Rivas (10)
Assists: Paris Gee (6)
Chances Created: Nemanja Vukovic (30)
Shutouts: Fabián Cerda (3)
Saves: Fabián Cerda (98)

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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