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Played
July 13, 2013 11:00 PM EDT
Providence Park — Portland, Oregon
Referee:‬ B. Toledo‎
Attendance:‬ 20674‎
 

MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - LA Galaxy

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

By Zac Lee Rigg

Robbie Keane, LA Galaxy, MLS
Victor Decolongon
  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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Head to Head
USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Sep 29, 2013 Portland Timbers 1 - Los Angeles Galaxy 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 13, 2013 Portland Timbers 2 - Los Angeles Galaxy 1
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jun 19, 2013 Los Angeles Galaxy 0 - Portland Timbers 0
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jul 14, 2012 Portland Timbers 3 - Los Angeles Galaxy 5
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USA - Major League Soccer ‎(MLS)‎ Jun 17, 2012 Los Angeles Galaxy 1 - Portland Timbers 0
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Last Five Matches
Odds
Team News
Available Squads
23Carlo CudiciniGoalkeeper
2Todd DunivantDefender
4Omar GonzalezDefender
5Sean FranklinDefender
20A.J. DeLaGarzaDefender
8Marcelo Sarvas Striker
14Robbie RogersMidfielder
12Hector JimenezMidfielder
19JuninhoMidfielder
7Robbie KeaneStriker
11Gyasi ZardesStriker
1Brian PerkGoalkeeper
21Tommy MeyerDefender
25Pablo MastroeniMidfielder
23Colin ClarkMidfielder
-Michael StephensMidfielder
32Jack McBeanStriker
33Jose VillarrealStriker
Results
 
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Player   Goals Penalties
E. Torres E. Torres
Striker
Chivas USA
6 3
Clint Dempsey Clint Dempsey
Striker
Seattle Sounders
6 1
V. Sánchez V. Sánchez
Striker
Colorado
4 3
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Dominic Dwyer Dominic Dwyer
Striker
Sporting KC
4 1