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April 14, 2013 10:50 PM EDT
Providence Park — Portland, Oregon
Referee:‬ H. Grajeda‎
Attendance:‬ 20674‎
 
78′ Will Johnson
 

MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - San Jose Earthquakes

Fresh off his first win in MLS, Timbers coach Caleb Porter faces San Jose, which has never beaten Portland.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Ramiro Corrales, San Jose Earthquakes; Sal Zizzo, Portland Timbers, MLS
Thearon W. Henderson
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Portland Timbers (4-3-3): Ricketts; Jewsbury, Jean-Baptiste, Silvestre, Harrington; Chara, Valeri, W. Johnson; Nagbe, R. Johnson, Wallace.

Injury Report:

OUT: Bright Dike (L ACL surgery), Brent Richards (L ACL surgery), Sal Zizzo (L medial meniscus tear)
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Morrow, Bernardez, Harden, Gargan; Corrales, Baca, Cronin, Salinas; Wondolowski, Gordon.

Injury Report:

OUT: Mehdi Ballouchy (L torn ACL), Steven Beitashour (sports hernia repair), Tommy Muller (low back spasms)

QUESTIONABLE: Marvin Chavez (R MCL sprain), Nana Attakora (R groin strain), Steven Lenhart (R knee surgery)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Neither of these teams has beaten the other on the road. The Timbers have won two and drawn one in Portland, and San Jose has drawn both matches in California.
  • Chris Wondolowski has scored three goals in the past five games. In the 1-1 draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps, Alan Gordon, making his first start of the year, assisted Wondo.
  • Portland's Johnsons have scored back-to-back doubles. Will Johnson hit two against the Colorado Rapids. A week later, former 'Quake Ryan Johnson scored twice on the Houston Dynamo.
  • The 2-0 win over Houston marked Caleb Porter's first win in MLS. The Timbers are now unbeaten in three games.
  • San Jose has never beaten Portland in MLS.


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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 27, 2013 San Jose Earthquakes 2 - Portland Timbers 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 21, 2013 San Jose Earthquakes 1 - Portland Timbers 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 14, 2013 Portland Timbers 1 - San Jose Earthquakes 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Oct 27, 2012 Portland Timbers 1 - San Jose Earthquakes 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 19, 2012 San Jose Earthquakes 2 - Portland Timbers 2
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1Donovan RickettsGoalkeeper
5Michael HarringtonDefender
18Mikael SilvestreDefender
98Mamadou DansoDefender
4Will JohnsonStriker
11Kalif AlhassanMidfielder
13Jack JewsburyDefender
21Diego Ferney CharáMidfielder
6Darlington NagbeStriker
22Rodney WallaceDefender
-Ryan JohnsonDefender
-Milos KocicGoalkeeper
-Ryan MillerDefender
-Dylan Tucker-GagnesDefender
14Ben ZemanskiMidfielder
17Michael NanchoffMidfielder
9Frédéric PiquionneStriker
20A. ValenciaStriker
18Jon BuschGoalkeeper
2Ty HardenDefender
33Dan GarganDefender
-Ramiro CorralesDefender
2Justin MorrowDefender
5V. BernárdezDefender
4Sam CroninMidfielder
-Rafael BacaMidfielder
8Chris WondolowskiStriker
16Steven LenhartStriker
24Alan GordonStriker
1David BinghamGoalkeeper
4Nana AttakoraDefender
5Brad RingMidfielder
6Abdul TommyMidfielder
7Cordell CatoStriker
11Michael FucitoMidfielder
14Adam JahnStriker
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