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  • May 25, 2013
  • • 19:00
  • • Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium, Washington, District of Columbia
  • Referee: J. Rivero
  • • Attendance: 14131

MLS Preview: D.C. United - Portland Timbers

MLS Preview: D.C. United - Portland Timbers

Doug Pensinger

The Portland Timbers have the fewest losses in MLS this season, while D.C United has the most.

D.C. United (4-4-1-1): Hamid; Korb, White, Jakovic, Woolard; Porter, Kitchen, DeLeon, Kemp; De Rosario, Townsend.


OUT: Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction), Marcelo Saragosa (R knee surgery)

QUESTIONABLE: Chris Pontius (L groin strain), Carlos Ruiz (L ankle sprain), John Thorrington (L medial collateral ligament strain)
Portland Timbers (4-3-3): Ricketts; Jewsbury, Jean-Baptiste, McKenzie, Harrington; Valeri, Chara, Johnson; Nagbe, Johnson, Wallace.


OUT: Bright Dike (L ACL surgery), David Horst (R tibia plateau surgery), Brent Richards (L ACL surgery), Mikael Silvestre (L ruptured ACL)
  • D.C. United has just five points this season and is last place in the league.

  • Portland has lost just one game in MLS this season, the fewest in MLS, and drawn seven, the league's most.
  • Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri has four assists this season, tying him for the league lead with five other players.
  • D.C. has scored just six goals in 2013, tied for the worst attack in Major League Soccer.
  • Portland defender Mamadou "Futty" Danso will miss this game through suspension.


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Available Squads
28Bill HamidGoalkeeper
26James RileyDefender
14Brandon McDonaldDefender
15Ethan WhiteDefender
22Chris KorbDefender
13Chris PontiusMidfielder
14Nick DeLeonMidfielder
23Perry KitchenMidfielder
-M. SánchezMidfielder
19Kyle PorterStriker
11C. RuízStriker
-Joe WillisGoalkeeper
24Daniel WoolardDefender
33Taylor KempDefender
14Dwayne De RosarioMidfielder
-Raphael AugustoMidfielder
17Conor ShanoskyMidfielder
-L. PajoyStriker
1Donovan RickettsGoalkeeper
5Michael HarringtonDefender
16Andrew-Jean BaptisteDefender
44Pa-Modou KahDefender
4Will JohnsonStriker
13Jack JewsburyDefender
21Diego Ferney CharáMidfielder
6Darlington NagbeStriker
-Ryan JohnsonDefender
39Frédéric PiquionneStriker
22Rodney WallaceDefender
-Milos KocicGoalkeeper
-Ryan MillerDefender
31Rauwshan McKenzieDefender
11Salvatore ZizzoMidfielder
11Kalif AlhassanMidfielder
14Ben ZemanskiMidfielder
-A. ValenciaStriker

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