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Matchday | Portland battle Gotham FC in 2023 NWSL Semifinals

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Thorns FC and Gotham FC face-off at 4pm PT at Providence Park.

In the biggest game of the season, Thorns FC duel NJ/NY Gotham FC Sunday in the 2023 NWSL Semifinals. Kickoff is set for 4pm PT at Providence Park.

On to the NWSL Playoffs!

On to the NWSL Playoffs!

Tickets on sale! Thorns battle Gotham FC in NWSL Semifinal on Nov. 5 at Providence Park

The match will be broadcast on CBS Sports Network with international streams available on NWSLsoccer.com.

PLAN AHEAD: Washington Park MAX Station closed on Sunday

Due to a TriMet emergency response exercise scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 5, the Washington Park Station will be closed all day with disruptions to the MAX Blue and Red lines. Shuttle buses will provide service between Sunset Transit Center and Providence Park stations. Trains and shuttle buses will run on regular Sunday frequency – every 15 minutes. Please plan for an extra 15 to 30 minutes for trips through the disrupted area. Learn more here.

"It's an electric atmosphere the entire 90+ minutes" | Thorns set for battle with Gotham

Match Preview

Portland finished the regular season in second place in the NWSL (10-7-5, 35pts) to receive a bye straight to the Semifinals round. Sixth-seeded Gotham (8-7-7, 31pts) defeated North Carolina in the quarterfinals to advance to today's match.

Norris talks about how he has prepared the team
Coffey and Smith speak with the media ahead of the match

How to Watch or Tune In

🎟️ Be at Providence Park: Find your seat for the Thorns-Gotham playoff battle!

📊 Live stats: Visit the NWSL Matchcenter to track stats and scores live in-game.

📺 Watch: Watch the game on CBS Sports Network.

🔥 Highlights and postgame: Subscribe to the Thorns on YouTube for full highlights, goal clips, and more.