Ahead of S2's contest against Portland Timbers 2 on Thursday evening, MLS has entered into a 2017 Standard USL Loan Agreement for midfielder Calum Mallace. This agreement contains a right of recall for MLS, which enables each player to play for a USL club and a MLS club throughout the duration of the loan period (through the end of 2017), subject to MLS roster compliance guidelines.
Sounders FC 2 returns to the road for a contest against Portland Timbers 2 on Thursday evening at 7:30 p.m. PT at Providence Park. The match marks the third and final matchup of the season for the two Cascadia rivals, with Seattle winning both meetings earlier in the season. Seattle is now tied for 10th place in the Western Conference and three points below the postseason cutoff line.