The Goats won all three meetings last year, but face a revitalized Portland that hasn't lost in eight games.
|Portland Timbers (4-3-3): Ricketts; Jewsbury, Jean-Baptiste, Danso, Harrington; Chara, Valeri, W. Johnson; Nagbe, R. Johnson, Wallace.
OUT: Bright Dike (L ACL surgery), David Horst (R tibia plateau surgery), Brent Richards (L ACL surgery), Mikael Silvestre (L ruptured ACL)
|Chivas USA (3-4-3): McLain; Borja, Velazquez, Burling; Avila, Mejia, de Luna, Villafana; Bowen, Morales, Rivero.
OUT: Juan Agudelo (L hamstring strain), Oswaldo Minda (R quad strain), Miller Bolaños (L hamstring strain)
QUESTIONABLE: Miller Bolaños (L hamstring strain), Jose Correa (L Quad Strain), Walter Vilchez (L knee MCL sprain)
|DID YOU KNOW?|
- In five all-time MLS meetings, Chivas USA has won four, including all three encounters last year.
- Portland hasn't conceded at home in three matches, a run extending over 300 minutes back to March 9.
- Chivas USA extended its winless streak to four games in a 4-0 loss to Sporting Kansas City last weekend.
- The Timbers haven't lost in eight games.
- Dan Kennedy is suspended for this match. Kennedy leads the league with 38 saves.