HERRIMAN, Utah (Tuesday, September 15, 2020) – Real Monarchs (3-7-1, 10 points) host Portland Timbers 2 at Zions Bank Stadium on Wednesday, September 16. Kickoff is set for 8:00p MT and can be viewed LIVE on ESPN+ and locally on the KSL TV app.
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The Monarchs beat Portland 5-1 at Zions Bank Stadium when the two clubs last played on September 14, 2019, a match that included four goals from forward Douglas Martinez and one from forward Kyle Coffee. In what will be the 13th regular season meeting between the sides, Real Monarchs will look to expand on its positive nine-goal difference in home matches against Portland Timbers 2.
Real Monarchs aim to continue its climb into the top two of USL Championship Group C with a win on Wednesday night.
How to Follow Real Monarchs SLC vs. Portland Timbers 2 – Wed., September 16, 2020
· Coverage Begins: 8:00 p.m. MT
· Local TV: N/A
· Digital Streaming: ESPN+ / KSL TV app
· English Radio: N/A
· Spanish Radio: N/A
Game Notes for Saturday’s SLC vs. POR game Available Online
The link to the Adobe PDF version of the Game Guide in advance of Wednesday’s contest between Real Monarchs SLC and Portland Timbers 2 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 Taran Meyer in the RSL Communications Department via email at email@example.com.
Head Coach Jamison Olave enters his first full season at the helm of the club as the permanent head coach after two successful stints as the interim head coach of the group. Olave – together with returning Assistant Coach Matt Glaeser – will look to replicate last season’s success during the club’s sixth season in the Championship.
For 2020, the Monarchs return a familiar core of players from the 2019 season as defenders James Moberg and Noah Powder lead the backline of one of the league’s most elite teams. Midfielders Jack Blake and World Cup veteran Ricardo Avila return carrying with them a slew of experience into 2020.
New faces in the squad include players with ample USL League One experience including the 2019 League One MVP Arturo Rodriguez and standouts Joe Gallardo and Chris Bermudez. RSL Academy products Jordan Pena, Damian German and Steve Jasso also exemplify the growth pipeline between the Academy and the professional ranks for the 2020 season, each returning for their second season in a Monarchs jersey. The Monarchs also welcome rookie goalkeeper Jimmy Slayton to the roster for 2020.
Real Monarchs SLC season and single game tickets are now on sale and can be purchased by going to RealMonarchs.com or by calling 844.REAL.TIX.