Press Release

MATCH RECAP: Tacoma Defiance Drop 4-1 Road Result Against Timbers2


PORTLAND, ORE. – Tacoma Defiance (4-3-1, 14 points) lost 4-1 to Timbers2 (3-3-3, 13 points) Friday night at Providence Park. Defiance was able to get on the board late via an own goal, but three early goals by Timbers2, plus another at the start of the second half, was too much to overcome as Tacoma stays in third place in the Pacific Division. Following the result, Tacoma now travels to take on Minnesota United FC 2 on Sunday, May 19 at the National Sports Center (12:00 p.m. PT /


Tacoma Defiance 1 – Timbers2 4

Friday, May 10, 2024

Venue: Providence Park

Referee: Osvaldo Delgado Landeros

Assistants: Christian Little, Joshua Mills

Fourth official: Corbyn May

Weather: 87 degrees and sunny


POR – Blake Pope (Joshua Penn) 5’

POR – Blake Pope (Kyle Linhares) 14’

POR – Joshua Penn (Kyle Linhares) 16’

POR – Noah Santos (Sawyer Jura) 46’

TAC – Own Goal (Kaveh Rad) 72’


TAC – Faysal Bettache (caution) 22’

TAC – Gallatin Sandnes (caution) 45’

POR – Keesean Ferdinand (caution) 51’

POR – Trey Muse (caution) 86’

TAC – Travian Sousa (caution) 86’

POR – Jayden Jones-Riley (caution) 90+1’


Tacoma Defiance – Jacob Castro; Gallatin Sandnes (Brian Aguilar 60’), Antino Lopez, Elias Katsaros, Travian Sousa; Sebastian Gomez (Kalani Kossa-Rienzi 60’), Frank Daroma; Burke Fahling (Reed Baker-Whiting 60’), Chris Aquino (Osaze De Rosario HT), Faysal Bettache – captain, Yu Tsukanome (Owen O’Malley 70’)

Substitutes not used: Lars Helleren, Blake Bowen, Synder Brunell

Total shots: 15

Shots on goal: 9

Fouls: 17

Offside: 2

Corner-kicks: 8

Saves: 0

Timbers2 – Trey Muse; Harvey Neville, Keesean Ferdinand, Kaveh Rad, Sawyer Jura; Alexis Moreno (Malcolm Johnston 56’), Joshua Penn (Jaden Jones-Riley 67’), Victor Enriquez Velazquez (Braxton Taghvai-Najib 77’); Blake Pope (Mataeo Bunbury 56’), Nathan Fogaça (Noah Santos HT), Kyle Linhares

Substitutes not used: Ryan Bilichuk, Tyler Clegg, Alexis Manzo Mendoza, Christian Mendoza

Total shots: 13

Shots on goal: 4

Fouls: 11

Offside: 0

Corner-kicks: 3

Saves: 8