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Played
April 21, 2013 11:07 PM EDT
Buck Shaw Stadium — Santa Clara, California
Referee:‬ A. Villarreal‎
Attendance:‬ 10525‎
 
90+2′ Adam Jahn
Diego Valeri 58′

MLS Preview: San Jose Earthquakes - Portland Timbers

San Jose, fresh off a loss to Portland, hosts the Timbers back in California looking for a first-ever MLS win over Caleb Porter's side.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Ryan Johnson, Dan Gargan, Portland Timbers, San Jose Earthquakes, MLS
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  PROBABLE LINEUPS
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Busch; Gargan, Bernarndez, Harden, Morrow; Salinas, Baca, Cronin, Corrales; Lenhart, Wondolowski.

Injury Report:

OUT: Mehdi Ballouchy (L torn ACL), Jason Hernandez (R calf strain), Tommy Muller (low back spasms), Marcus Tracy (R knee effusion)

QUESTIONABLE: Nana Attakora (R groin strain), Steven Beitashour (sports hernia repair), Marvin Chavez (R MCL sprain), Shea Salinas (L knee bone bruise)
Portland Timbers (4-3-3): Ricketts; Jewsbury, Danso, Silvestre, Harrington; Chara, W. Johnson, Nagbe; Alhassan, R. Johnson, Wallace.

Injury Report:

OUT: Bright Dike (L ACL surgery), David Horst (R tibia plateau surgery), Brent Richards (L ACL surgery), Sal Zizzo (L medial meniscus tear)

QUESTIONABLE: Mikael Silvestre (adductor strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Portland beat San Jose 1-0 in Oregon last week to extend its unbeaten run to four matches.
  • Will Johnson scored the only goal of the game, his third strike in three games.
  • San Jose has now failed to score in three games out of seven this season. Last year the Supporters' Shield winner was blanked only twice in 34 regular season matches.
  • The away side has never won in this matchup.
  • Alan Gordon is suspended for this match, the first of a four-game stretch he will miss.


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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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Last Five Matches
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Available Squads
18Jon BuschGoalkeeper
-Ramiro CorralesDefender
2Justin MorrowDefender
4Nana AttakoraDefender
5V. BernárdezDefender
33Steven BeitashourDefender
4Sam CroninMidfielder
-Rafael BacaMidfielder
6Shea SalinasMidfielder
8Chris WondolowskiStriker
16Steven LenhartStriker
22Evan NewtonGoalkeeper
33Dan GarganDefender
17Sam GarzaStriker
81Marvin ChávezMidfielder
7Cordell CatoStriker
11Michael FucitoMidfielder
14Adam JahnStriker
1Donovan RickettsGoalkeeper
5Michael HarringtonDefender
18Mikael SilvestreDefender
98Mamadou DansoDefender
4Will JohnsonStriker
8Diego ValeriMidfielder
13Jack JewsburyDefender
21Diego Ferney CharáMidfielder
6Darlington NagbeStriker
22Rodney WallaceDefender
-Ryan JohnsonDefender
-Milos KocicGoalkeeper
-Ryan MillerDefender
16Andrew-Jean BaptisteDefender
11Kalif AlhassanMidfielder
14Ben ZemanskiMidfielder
9Frédéric PiquionneStriker
20A. ValenciaStriker
Results
 
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Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
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V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
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Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
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Bradley Wright-Phillips Bradley Wright-Phillips
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NY Red Bulls
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