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  • July 13, 2013
  • • 23:00
  • • Providence Park, Portland, Oregon
  • Referee: B. Toledo
  • • Attendance: 20674
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MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - LA Galaxy

MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - LA Galaxy

Victor Decolongon

Robbie Keane has seven goals and eight assists in 11 appearances this season heading into a match with an undermanned Timbers defense.

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

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Bright Dike (ACL surgery), Jake Gleeson (concussion), David Horst (R tibia plateau surgery), Brent Richards (L ACL surgery), Mikael Silvestre (ACL surgery), Dylan Tucker-Gangnes (concussion)

QUESTIONABLE: Michael Harrington (R ankle sprain)
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Cudicini; Franklin, DeLaGarza, Gonzalez, Dunivant; Jimenez, Sarvas, Juninho, Rogers; Villarreal, Keane.

Injury Report:

None.
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • In six all-time clashes between these teams, Portland has only won once, in 2011.
  • They drew 0-0 when meeting earlier in the season, on June 19 in California.
  • In the Galaxy's last match, Robbie Keane set up both goals in a 2-0 win over FC Dallas after passing a late fitness test. The Irish striker leads the league with eight assists in 2013. He has two goals and four assists in the last three games.
  • Portland lost last Sunday against the Columbus Crew, drawing a close to a 15-game league unbeaten streak.
  • Pa Modou Kah is suspended for this match.

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23Carlo CudiciniGoalkeeper
2Todd DunivantDefender
4Omar GonzalezDefender
5Sean FranklinDefender
20A.J. DeLaGarzaDefender
8Marcelo Sarvas Striker
14Robbie RogersMidfielder
12Hector JimenezMidfielder
19JuninhoMidfielder
7Robbie KeaneStriker
11Gyasi ZardesStriker
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21Tommy MeyerDefender
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