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Gotham Clash Against Portland Thorns at RBA Sun. July 9, 2023

Jul 08, 2023
Gotham Fc vs Portland Thorns Game

The NJ/NY Gotham FC will take on the powerhouse Portland Thorns FC at the Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey on Sunday, July 9, at 5:30 p.m.  Both teams, with impressive performances so far in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL), are ready to display their prowess on the field.

The Portland Thorns, currently ranked Number 2 in the NWSL, have maintained an impressive record with 7 wins, 3 losses, and 4 tied games. However, their recent 1-0 loss to the Kansas City Current, the team ranked Number 11 in the league, is likely to add a dash of motivation for the Thorns to bounce back in the upcoming game. Despite this setback, the Thorns managed to pull off 3 wins in their last 5 games, demonstrating a tenacious spirit that has kept them near the top of the league.

On the other hand, NJ/NY Gotham FC, standing at Number 5 in the NWSL, holds a record of 6 wins, 4 losses, and 4 tied games. Gotham FC recently tied its last game against Angel City FC. Despite having won just 1 of its last 5 games and losing 2, Gotham FC has shown resilience, tying 2 games and remaining a formidable competitor in the league.

Portland Thorns FC, one of the eight inaugural teams of the NWSL founded in 2012, has a rich history in women's soccer. The team is owned by Peregrine Sports LLC, which also owns the Portland Timbers, and maintains strong affiliations with Major League Soccer, a trend shared with the likes of the Houston Dash and Orlando Pride.

Their home turf is the historic Providence Park, located in Portland, Oregon. Dating back to 1893 as a rudimentary stadium, the Park was completed in 1926, making it the oldest soccer-specific stadium in both the Major League Soccer and the National Women’s Soccer League. Providence Park normally accommodates 18,000 soccer enthusiasts but can host up to 22,000 spectators for key matches.

As the teams prepare for the thrilling encounter at the Red Bull Arena, fans from both sides are gearing up to support their favorite teams. The Harrison Police Department has not issued any Traffic Bulletins for the NJ/NY Gotham FC versus Portland Thorns FC game, ensuring a smooth travel experience for those planning to attend.

For those fans eager to witness this exciting match-up, tickets are still available via Ticketmaster. As the countdown begins, we look forward to an enthralling game of football showcasing the best of the NWSL.

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