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August 3, 2013 11:00 PM EDT
Providence Park — Portland, Oregon
Referee:‬ S. Petrescu‎
Attendance:‬ 20674‎
 

MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - Vancouver Whitecaps

The winner of this game will take the lead in the Cascadia Cup, but Vancouver has never beaten Portland in MLS play.

By Keith Hickey

Rodney Wallace, Portland Timbers, MLS
George Frey
  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Portland Timbers (4-3-3): Ricketts; Jewsbury, Jean-Baptiste, Kah, Harrington; Valeri, Zemanski, Johnson; Nagbe, Johnson, Wallace.

INJURY REPORT

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

Diego Chara (turf toe)
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-3-3): Knighton; Lee, Rusin, Leveron, Harvey; Watson, Reo-Coker, Kobayashi; Teibert, Miller, Sanvezzo.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Darren Mattocks (R knee surgery), Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: Andy OʼBrien (R hamstring strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • These two teams are part of the trio that contests the Cascadia Cup, along with the Seattle Sounders. Vancouver currently leads the 2013 edition, ahead of Seattle on goal difference but equal on points with four. Portland has two points.
  • The one meeting between these teams already this season was a 2-2 draw at BC Place on May 18.
  • Vancouver has never defeated Portland in league play. The Timbers have won four games, and there have been two draws.
  • Both of these teams are on two-match winless streaks.
  • Two Vancouver players, Gershon Koffie and Jun Marques Davidon, are suspended for this match.


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1Donovan RickettsGoalkeeper
5Michael HarringtonDefender
16Andrew-Jean BaptisteDefender
44Pa-Modou KahDefender
23Alvas PowellDefender
4Will JohnsonStriker
8Diego ValeriMidfielder
13Jack JewsburyDefender
6Darlington NagbeStriker
9Frédéric PiquionneStriker
22Rodney WallaceDefender
-Milos KocicGoalkeeper
-Ryan MillerDefender
31Rauwshan McKenzieDefender
11Kalif AlhassanMidfielder
14Ben ZemanskiMidfielder
-Ryan JohnsonDefender
20A. ValenciaStriker
1David OustedGoalkeeper
2Jordan HarveyDefender
-Brad RusinDefender
12Young-Pyo LeeDefender
16J. LeverónDefender
-Carlyle MitchellDefender
31Russell TeibertMidfielder
16Daigo KobayashiMidfielder
20Nigel Reo-CokerMidfielder
37Camilo Da Silva SanvezzoStriker
23Kekuta MannehStriker
18Brad KnightonGoalkeeper
-Greg KlazuraDefender
-Aminu AbdallahMidfielder
29Matthew WatsonMidfielder
19Erik HurtadoStriker
-Corey HertzogStriker
-Tom HeinemannStriker
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