SANDY, Utah (Friday, October 16, 2020) – Utah Royals FC (0-1-2, 2 points) travels to Tacoma, Washington to face OL Reign in the last match of the NWSL Fall Series and the final match of the 2020 season. The game will be available for streaming on CBS All-Access and Internationally on Twitch.
Utah played its last match at Rio Tinto Stadium for the 2020 season on October 3 against Portland Thorns FC. The match ended in a 1-1 draw with forward Amy Rodriguez netting the lone goal for Royals FC. The team finished out the season undefeated on their home turf.
Saturday’s match will mark the third time the two sides have faced one another in 2020. Most recently the two teams played to a 2-2 draw with Aminata Diallo and Tziarra King scoring for Utah and Bethany Balcer and Rosie White for OL Reign. Prior to that they faced off during the NWSL Challenge Cup, in which OL Reign got the upper hand, defeating Utah 1-0 thanks to a last-minute goal from Balcer.
How to Follow Utah Royals FC vs. OL Reign – Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020
·Coverage Begins: 6:00 p.m. MT
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·Digital Streaming: CBS All-Access, Twitch (International)
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Game Notes for Saturday’s UTA v. RGN game Available Online
Those seeking the Adobe PDF version of the Game Guide in advance of Saturday’s contest between Utah Royals FC and OL Reign can be found here. Media members looking to receive the document as an attachment or have further questions are asked to please contact Meg Van Dyk in the URFC Communications Department via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
URFC sees 19 players from its 2020 Challenge Cup roster return to the club for the Fall Series, led by team captain and 2019 team-golden boot winner Amy Rodriguez. They are joined by Michele Vasconcelos who recently joined Utah from Chicago Red Stars.
URFC will be without Kelley O’Hara, Desiree Scott and Diana Matheson who choose to opt out of the tournament, as well as Rachel Corsie and Gunny Jonsdottir who are in Europe on lo