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  • August 19, 2012
  • • 7:10 PM
  • • Red Bull Arena, Harrison, New Jersey
  • Referee: J. Anno
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MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - Portland Timbers

MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - Portland Timbers

Mike Stobe

Portland, which hasn't won in over a month, travels to New York, where the Red Bulls haven't lost all season.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Gaudette; Lade, Holgersson, Pearce, Miller; Le Toux, McCarty, Cahill, Lindpere; Henry, Cooper.

INJURY REPORT

NONE REPORTED
Portland Timbers (4-2-3-1): Ricketts; Kimura, Mosquera, Horst, Smith; Chara, Jewsbury; Zizzo, Nagbe, Wallace; Boyd.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Chris Taylor (R hip surgery)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • New York has 20 more points than Portland. The Red Bulls are second in the East; the Timbers prop up the Western Conference.
  • Kenny Cooper (13) and Thierry Henry (11) are tied for second and tied for fourth, respectively, in the MLS goalscoring charts.
  • New York is undefeated in 54 matches when scoring first, a streak dating back to 2008.
  • Portland last won on July 3.
  • Tim Cahill, making his second MLS start against the Houston Dynamo last week, recorded his first two MLS assists.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

New York RB

Portland Timbers

Wins
2
2
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

New York Red Bulls NY
New York Red Bulls New York RB
Draw
Portland Timbers POR
Portland Timbers Portland Timbers
62%
25%

Top 3 Predictions

New York Red Bulls NY
2 - 0
Portland Timbers POR
New York Red Bulls NY
1 - 2
Portland Timbers POR
New York Red Bulls NY
8 - 8
Portland Timbers POR

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