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May 2, 2013 10:30 PM EDT
Providence Park — Portland, Oregon
Referee:‬ J. Marrufo‎
Attendance:‬ 20674‎

MLS Preview: New England Revolution - Portland Timbers

Both teams in Thursday's Major League Soccer clash are coming off uplifting wins over the weekend.

By Zac Lee Rigg

Diego Valeri, Portland Timbers, MLS
Steve Dykes
Portland Timbers (4-3-3): Ricketts; Jewsbury, Silvestre, Danso, Harrington; W. Johnson, Chara, Valeri; Nagbe, R. Johnson, Wallace.

Injury Report:

OUT: Bright Dike (L ACL surgery), David Horst (R tibia plateau surgery), Brent Richards (L ACL surgery)
New England Revolution (4-1-4-1): Shuttleworth; Barnes, McCarthy, Gonçalves, Tierney; Cisse; Guy, Nguyen, Rowe, Fagundez; Bengtson.

Injury Report:

OUT: Kevin Alston (illness) - DL, A.J. Soares (R hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Chad Barrett (L hamstring strain), Juan Toja (L knee irritation)
  • Portland beat Sporting Kansas City 3-2 over the weekend, extending its unbeaten run to a club-record six matches.
  • Diego Valeri notched his first two assists in MLS in that match.
  • New England won 2-0 over the Philadelphia Union, doubling its goal haul for the season. The win ended a five-game winless streak.
  • Diego Fagundez and Lee Nguyen scored in that match, marking the first time a Revs player had scored since the opening game of the season.
  • In three all-time MLS meetings between these teams, each has won one, drawn one and lost one.

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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ May 2, 2013 Portland Timbers 0 - New England Revolution 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Mar 24, 2012 New England Revolution 1 - Portland Timbers 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 16, 2011 Portland Timbers 3 - New England Revolution 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Apr 2, 2011 New England Revolution 1 - Portland Timbers 1
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Available Squads
1Donovan RickettsGoalkeeper
5Michael HarringtonDefender
18Mikael SilvestreDefender
98Mamadou DansoDefender
4Will JohnsonStriker
8Diego ValeriMidfielder
13Jack JewsburyDefender
21Diego Ferney CharáMidfielder
6Darlington NagbeStriker
-Ryan JohnsonDefender
22Rodney WallaceDefender
-Milos KocicGoalkeeper
-Ryan MillerDefender
16Andrew-Jean BaptisteDefender
11Kalif AlhassanMidfielder
14Ben ZemanskiMidfielder
9Frédéric PiquionneStriker
20A. ValenciaStriker
22Bobby ShuttleworthGoalkeeper
15Stephen McCarthyMidfielder
25Darrius BarnesDefender
23José GonçalvesDefender
-Bilal DuckettDefender
4Kalifa CisséMidfielder
11Kelyn RoweMidfielder
-Ryan GuyStriker
24Lee NguyenMidfielder
14Diego FagundezStriker
27J. BengtsonStriker
1Matt ReisGoalkeeper
6Scott CaldwellMidfielder
8Juan Carlos TojaMidfielder
12Andy DormanMidfielder
-Sainey NyassiMidfielder
39Saer SeneStriker
92D. Imbongo BoeleStriker
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