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Game Notes: Tacoma Defiance at El Paso Locomotive FC - August 17, 2019

August 16, 2019 - United Soccer League Championship (USL) - Tacoma Defiance News Release

Tacoma Defiance (4-13-5, 17 points) plays its 12th road match of the season on Saturday at El Paso Locomotive FC (7-7-8, 29 points). Kickoff for the match is at 6:30 p.m. PT, with the game being live-streamed on ESPN+. Tacoma has won two of its last three contests while El Paso will look to snap an eight-game winless stretch dating back to June 22.

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.


Match: Defiance at El Paso Locomotive FC - Saturday, August 17 (6:30 p.m. PT)

Venue: Southwest University Park I El Paso, Texas

Live Stream: ESPN+

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