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Game Notes: Tacoma Defiance at Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC - June 8, 2019

June 7, 2019 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Tacoma Defiance News Release

Tacoma Defiance (2-10-3, 9 points) plays its eighth road match of the season on Saturday at Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC (3-8-2, 11 points). Kickoff for the match is at 5:00 p.m. PT, with the game being live-streamed on ESPN+.

In a series of key announcements on January 30 at a press conference inside Cheney Stadium, the Tacoma Rainiers and Seattle Sounders FC unveiled the long-awaited new brand for the organizations' United Soccer League club: Tacoma Defiance. Set to begin play under this new identity immediately, Tacoma's professional soccer side now officially bears the name of its hometown, while proudly paying homage to the city's maritime roots and deep sense of civic identity. The Tacoma Defiance is led by Head Coach Chris Little, who guided the Sounders FC Academy U-17 squad to the 2017-2018 U.S. Soccer Development Academy National Championship and the 2018 U-17 Generation Adidas Cup title.

BROADCAST INFORMATION

Match: Defiance at Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC - Saturday, June 8 (5:00 p.m. PT)

Venue: Weidner Field I Colorado Springs, Colorado

Live Stream: ESPN+


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