Portland Timbers 2 return home tonight to take on the Austin Aztex at Merlo Field, the team's first home game in the last five. After a bright start, T2 have struggled to consistently win points as they have spent most of their time on the road so far. Now, with ten of their final sixteen matches at home, T2 will be looking to make up some lost ground.
Match Preview: "After this match [the Aztex] will travel to Houston to face the Dynamo in the 4th round of the US Open Cup. And in their last match head coach Paul Dalglish had for the first time in a while, his full attacking complement. The shutout also built confidence for their defensive line. So they will be arriving in town full of confidence to take on a T2 side that have been quite poor on the road in their last two road matches."
Watch it on: Streaming on Timbers.com/T2 or embedded below
Kickoff: 6:00 p.m. pacific at Merlo Field in Portland, OR
Portland Timbers 2: 4-6-2, 8th in the USL Western Conference
Austin Aztex: 5-6-2, 7th in the USL Western Conference