Game Notes: Tacoma Defiance at Orange County SC - April 10, 2019
Tacoma Defiance (2-3-0, 6 points) plays its second road game of the season tomorrow at Orange County (1-2-2, 5 points). Kickoff for the match is at 7:00 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.
Match: Defiance at Orange County SC - Wednesday, April 10 (7:00 p.m. PT)
Venue: Championship Soccer Stadium I Irvine, California
Live Stream: ESPN+
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