Lights Match Preview #28: LV vs. T2

Las Vegas Lights FC will host Timbers 2 tonight at Cashman Field.

After a disappointing defeat and a halftime promotion that went viral, Las Vegas Lights FC returns to action tonight in Downtown Las Vegas. The Lights will face Portland Timbers 2 for a Mexican Independence Day fiesta.

Last Time Out

Lights FC

L (2-1) vs. Los Dos

Goal: Salgado

Timbers 2

W (4-0) vs. Tulsa

Goals: Tuiloma, Loria, Barmby, Arboleda

Last Time They Met

In the Pacific Northwest, Lights FC took the 2-1 victory by way of an Omar Salgado free kick goal.

Opposing Players to Watch

Foster Langsdorf: The 22-year-old forward has a club-high (tied for 5th in the USL) 14 goals on the season. He’s added three assists.

Renzo Zambrano: He leads the improved T2 midfield, along with Andre Lewis. Zambrano has the most passes, tackles won, duels won, and interceptions for the club this year.

Marvin Loria: The club leader in assists and key passes. The creative attacking player helps drive the T2 attack.

The Deets

Who: Las Vegas Lights FC vs. Portland Timbers 2

What: A Mexican Independence Day special attraction. There will be Mexican themed fireworks, mariachi performances, and much more!

When: 6 PM kickoff, 4 PM Zappos Tailgate

Where: Cashman Field in Downtown Las Vegas

Carson A Merk

Reporting live from Sin City, I have covered both RGVFC and Las Vegas Lights FC since their inceptions. I also write profiles to highlight players from the NCAA to USL to NWSL and everywhere in between.