Utah Royals FC Returns Home to Face Portland Thorns FC

SANDY, Utah (Thursday, July 18, 2019) – Utah Royals FC returns home to take on Portland Thorns FC for the second time this season on Friday, July 19 at 8:00 p.m. MT


DF Kelley O’Hara (USA), FW Christen Press (USA) and DF Becky Sauerbrunn (USA) have all rejoined Utah Royals FC ahead of Friday’s match after winning the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup with the United States Women’s National Team. All three players will be available for selection by Head Coach Laura Harvey, marking the first match since late April that Harvey has had all six World Cup participants available for selection. 


In its last match, Utah Royals FC fell 1-0 to Sky Blue FC on the road behind a last-minute goal to give Utah its first-ever loss to the New Jersey side.


URFC enters Friday’s match with a 0-2-2 (2 points) all-time record against Portland Thorns FC. Most recently Royals FC played to a 0-0 draw at Providence Park, holding the Thorns scoreless at home for the first time since 2016.  


How to Follow Utah Royals FC vs. Portland Thorns FC – Fri., July 19, 2019

·         Coverage Begins: 8:00 p.m. MT

·         Local TV: N/A

·         Digital Streaming: KSL TV app, Yahoo Sports!, NWSLSoccer.com

·         English Radio: ESPN 700

·         Spanish Radio: N/A

Game Notes for Friday’s URFC @ PTFC game Available Online

The link to the Adobe PDF version of the Game Guide in advance of Friday’s contest between Utah Royals FC and Portland Thorns FC is available HERE. If you have any problems obtaining the document, would prefer to receive it as an attachment, or are seeking more information on the match, please contact Meg Van Dyk in the RSL Communications Department via email at meg.vandyk@rsl.com.

Utah Royals FC finished the club’s inaugural season at 9-7-8 (35 points), just two points removed from a playoff berth.

Season tickets for the 2019 Utah Royals FC season are now on sale via UtahRoyalFC.com or by calling 844.REAL.TIX.