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Tacoma Unbeaten in Three Straight, Knocks off Sacramento 1-0

October 1, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Seattle Sounders FC News Release

Alec Díaz scored the match's lone goal as Tacoma Defiance snapped Sacramento's 10-match unbeaten Streak
Alec Díaz scored the match's lone goal as Tacoma Defiance snapped Sacramento's 10-match unbeaten Streak
(Seattle Sounders FC, Credit: Charis Wilson / Sounders FC)

TACOMA, WASH. - Tacoma Defiance (4-2-9, 14 points) defeated Sacramento Republic FC (7-6-2, 27 points) Wednesday evening at Cheney Stadium. Alec Díaz came off the bench in the 59th minute and scored the sole goal of the game in the 71st, his team-leading sixth goal of the season, set up wonderfully by fellow sub Danny Reynolds. Defiance finishes the 2020 USL Championship regular season against Reno 1868 on Saturday, October 3 at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma (7:00 p.m. PT / ESPN+). Defiance ended Sacramento's 10-match unbeaten streak with this win, and extended its own unbeaten streak to three (2-0-1).

MATCH SUMMARY

Tacoma Defiance 1 - Sacramento Republic FC 0

Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Venue: Cheney Stadium

Referee: Brandon Stevis

Weather: Hazy and 70 degrees

SCORING SUMMARY

TAC - Alec Díaz (Danny Reynolds) 71'

MISCONDUCT SUMMARY

SAC - Julian Chavez (caution) 42'

TAC - Taylor Mueller (caution) 66'

SAC - Mario Penagos (caution) 90'

TAC - Alec Díaz (caution) 90+4'

LINEUPS & STATS

Tacoma Defiance - Eric Klenofsky; Antonee Burke-Gilroy, Abdoulaye Cissoko, Taylor Mueller - captain, Alex Villanueva (Danny Reynolds 68'); Chris Hegardt, Sota Kitahara, Ray Serrano, Danny Robles (Chino Pérez 83'), Ethan Dobbelaere (Alec Díaz 59'); Alfonso Ocampo-Chavez (Azriel Gonzalez 68')

Substitutes not used: Conrad Lee, Reed Baker-Whiting, Josh Hardin

Total shots: 8

Shots on goal: 2

Fouls: 10

Offside: 1

Corner-kicks: 6

Saves: 3

Sacramento Republic FC - Brady Scott, Shannon Gomez, Hayden Sargis, Matt Mahoney, Ashkanov Apollon (Tomas Hilliard-Arce 84'), Rodrigo López - captain, Julian Chavez (Villyan Bijev 62'), Jamie Villarreal (Andrew Wheeler-Omiunu 62'), Rafael Jauregui (Sam Werner 62'), Cameron Iwasa (Mario Penagos 84'), Frank López

Substitutes not used: Rafael Diaz

Total shots: 12

Shots on goal: 3

Fouls: 20

Offside: 3

Corner-kicks: 6

Saves: 1





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Alec Díaz scored the match's lone goal as Tacoma Defiance snapped Sacramento's 10-match unbeaten Streak
Alec Díaz scored the match's lone goal as Tacoma Defiance snapped Sacramento's 10-match unbeaten Streak

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