Utah Royals FC Returns Home After Three-Game Road Stretch to Face Portland Thorns FC

SANDY, Utah (Thursday, September 5, 2019) – Utah Royals FC returns home after completing a three-game road streak that saw the team go unbeaten as it welcomes Portland Thorns FC on Friday, September 6 at 7:30 p.m. MT at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Tickets to Friday’s match start at just $15 at UtahRoyalsFC.com or by calling 844.REAL.TIX.

In its last match, Utah Royals FC drew 0-0 with Washington Spirit on Wednesday, August 21. The point earned finished a three-game road stretch and extend the team’s four-game unbeaten streak, during which Utah recorded three shutouts. 

Friday's match will mark the third and final time URFC and the Thorns will face one another during the 2019 regular season. Thus far, Royals FC and the Thorns have been evenly matched, playing to two draws. Most recently URFC hosted Portland in a back-and-forth match that saw FW Christen Press scored the opening goal  before DF Rachel Corsie notched a stunner in stoppage time as the match finished 2-2 to earn URFC the home point. 

URFC enters Friday's match with a 0-2-3 (3 points) all-time record against Portland Thorns FC, and are undefeated against the squad from Oregon in 2019. 

How to Follow Utah Royals FC vs. Portland Thorns FC – Fri., Sept. 6th, 2019

Coverage Begins: 7:30 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 Saturday’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.