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Oregon fires force postponement of Portland match

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The NWSL revealed Monday that the fall series video game in between the Portland Thorns and OL Reign has actually been delayed a second time due to the fact that of air quality concerns in the Portland area.The two teams are now set up to play Sept. 30 at Providence Park in Portland.-Stream ESPN FC Daily on ESPN+(U.S. only) Originally arranged for Sept. 12, the video game was

first pushed back to Sept. 15 due to the fact that of bad air quality associated because of smoke from the wildfires still burning in large parts of Oregon.An NWSL declaration checked out:”The National Women’s Soccer League has held off tomorrow’s match in between Portland Thorns FC and OL Reign due to the continued air quality issues in the Northwest area. The match has actually been rescheduled for Wednesday, September 30 at 7pm PST at Providence Park. “According to the Oregonian, federal government offices and various schools in the Portland area remained closed Monday due to the fact that of the bad air quality, with only gradual enhancement anticipated through the middle of the week.An NWSL representative told ESPN that the league has last word on whether to play video games however thinks about input from the teams involved.Portland is now arranged

to start the fall series in the house against the Utah Royals on Sept. 20, with no indicator yet that the game could be moved or held off. OL Reign will also now open its fall schedule against Utah, traveling to play the Royals on Sept. 26.

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