UTAH ROYALS AT SEATTLE REIGN
At Memorial Stadium, Seattle
Kickoff • Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. MDT
TV • KMYU
Radio • 700 AM
Records • Royals 5-4-6, Seattle 7-3-5
Last meeting • 0-0 draw at Rio Tinto Stadium (June 27)
About the Reign • After beating the Houston Dash 3-1, the Reign have won back-to-back matches. ... Seattle’s 26 points have the franchise sitting in second place in the NWSL trailing only North Carolina. ... Forward Megan Rapinoe had a goal and two assists in the win over the Dash, upping her total to six goals in 2018. ... Seattle midfielder Rumi Utsugi is second in the NWSL in tackles won with 39, but listed as questionable for the match due to a calf strain.
About the Royals • Coming off the first portion of the Pacific Northwest road trip, which began with a 4-0 loss at Portland last Friday. ... Midfielder Diana Matheson has been suspended one game by the NWSL Disciplinary Committee for a foul in the loss to the Thorns last week. ... The Royals are currently sixth in the NWSL with 21 points. ... Captain Becky Sauerbrunn had five clearances in the 0-0 draw against the Reign on June 27.