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  • May 12, 2013
  • • 17:00
  • • Providence Park, Portland, Oregon
  • Referee: S. Petrescu
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MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - Chivas USA

MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - Chivas USA

Steve Dykes

The Goats won all three meetings last year, but face a revitalized Portland that hasn't lost in eight games.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Portland Timbers (4-3-3): Ricketts; Jewsbury, Jean-Baptiste, Danso, Harrington; Chara, Valeri, W. Johnson; Nagbe, R. Johnson, Wallace.

INJURY REPORT

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.

INJURY REPORT

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.

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Available Squads
1Donovan RickettsGoalkeeper
5Michael HarringtonDefender
16Andrew-Jean BaptisteDefender
98Mamadou DansoDefender
4Will JohnsonStriker
8Diego ValeriMidfielder
13Jack JewsburyDefender
21Diego Ferney CharáMidfielder
6Darlington NagbeStriker
-Ryan JohnsonDefender
22Rodney WallaceDefender
90Jake GleesonGoalkeeper
-Ryan MillerDefender
11Salvatore ZizzoMidfielder
11Kalif AlhassanMidfielder
14Ben ZemanskiMidfielder
39Frédéric PiquionneStriker
-A. ValenciaStriker
-Patrick McLainGoalkeeper
33M. de LunaDefender
-J. VelásquezDefender
30Carlos BorjaMidfielder
25Steve PurdyDefender
-E. MejíaMidfielder
18Josue SotoMidfielder
15Eric AvilaMidfielder
-Marvin IrahetaMidfielder
7Tristan BowenStriker
-G. CasillasStriker
-Brad StuverGoalkeeper
2Bobby BurlingDefender
4W. VílchezDefender
19Jorge VillafanaDefender
-M. PonceStriker
-J. RiveraStriker
-J. CorreaStriker

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