After completing paperwork today, Detroit City FC defender Matt Lewis has been loaned to El Paso Locomotive FC of the USL Championship. The loan extends through the remainder of the 2021 season, but by mutual agreement between both clubs, Lewis is slated to return to DCFC on Sunday. August 1, ahead of the NISA Fall Season.
So far in 2021, Lewis has played in 13 matches for Le Rouge while scoring three goals. He was an important part of City’s back line and helped lead the NISA Championship winning defense to the 20’ - 21’ league title in July.
This move marks the first loan in club history for DCFC.