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  • July 28, 2012
  • • 11:00 PM
  • • Providence Park, Portland, Oregon
  • Referee: S. Petrescu
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MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - Chivas USA

MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - Chivas USA

Steve Dykes

A little over a week after beating the Timbers in California, Chivas USA heads up to Oregon for a quick rematch.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Portland Timbers (4-4-2): Perkins; Kimura, Mosquera, Horst, Smith; Alhassan, Chara, Jewsbury, Alexander; Boyd, Mwanga.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Eric Brunner (concussion symptoms); DF Chris Taylor (R hip surgery)

PROBABLE: DF Steven Smith (R patellar tendinitis)
Chivas USA (4-2-3-1): Kennedy; Riley, McKenzie, Califf, Jazic; Gavin, Zemanski; Cardozo, LaBrocca, Bolanos; Correa.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Marvin Iraheta (L knee ACL); MF Oswaldo Minda (L shoulder); MF Peter Vagenas (R hamstring strain); MF Ryan Smith (R hamstring strain)

FW PROBABLE: Juan Agudelo (L knee)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • This is the fifth all-time MLS meeting between these teams, and third this season. A little over a week ago the Goats beat Portland 1-0.
  • With one more goal, Kris Boyd will tie Kenny Cooper and Jack Jewsbury as the Timbers' all-time leading scorer.
  • Troy Perkins should make his 50th consecutive start against Chivas USA.
  • Chivas USA, with 23 points, is sixth in the West. Portland is four points back and props up the conference.
  • Jake Gleeson will miss this match as he is representing New Zealand at the Olympics.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Portland Timbers

Chivas USA

Wins
3
2
0
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Portland Timbers POR
Portland Timbers Portland Timbers
Draw
CD Chivas USA CHI
CD Chivas USA Chivas USA
17%
50%
33%

Top 3 Predictions

Portland Timbers POR
0 - 0
CD Chivas USA CHI
Portland Timbers POR
1 - 0
CD Chivas USA CHI
Portland Timbers POR
1 - 2
CD Chivas USA CHI

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