Game Notes: Tacoma Defiance at Reno 1868 FC - September 10, 2019
Tacoma Defiance (5-16-5, 20 points) plays its 14th road match of the season on Tuesday at Reno 1868 FC (13-9-5, 44 points). Kickoff for the match is at 7:00 p.m. PT, with the game being live-streamed on ESPN+. Tacoma looks to bounce back from a road loss at Sacramento Republic FC on Saturday, while Reno looks to snap a four-game losing streak.
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 Reno 1868 FC - Tuesday, September 10 (7:00 p.m. PT)
Venue: Greater Nevada Field I Reno, Nevada
Live Stream: ESPN+
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