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  • May 12, 2013
  • • 5:00 PM
  • • Providence Park, Portland, Oregon
  • Referee: S. Petrescu
  • • Attendance: 20674
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MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - Chivas USA

MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - Chivas USA

Steve Dykes

The Goats won all three meetings last year, but face a revitalized Portland that hasn't lost in eight games.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Portland Timbers (4-3-3): Ricketts; Jewsbury, Jean-Baptiste, Danso, Harrington; Chara, Valeri, W. Johnson; Nagbe, R. Johnson, Wallace.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Bright Dike (L ACL surgery), David Horst (R tibia plateau surgery), Brent Richards (L ACL surgery), Mikael Silvestre (L ruptured ACL)
Chivas USA (3-4-3): McLain; Borja, Velazquez, Burling; Avila, Mejia, de Luna, Villafana; Bowen, Morales, Rivero.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Juan Agudelo (L hamstring strain), Oswaldo Minda (R quad strain), Miller Bolaños (L hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Miller Bolaños (L hamstring strain), Jose Correa (L Quad Strain), Walter Vilchez (L knee MCL sprain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • In five all-time MLS meetings, Chivas USA has won four, including all three encounters last year.
  • Portland hasn't conceded at home in three matches, a run extending over 300 minutes back to March 9.
  • Chivas USA extended its winless streak to four games in a 4-0 loss to Sporting Kansas City last weekend.
  • The Timbers haven't lost in eight games.
  • Dan Kennedy is suspended for this match. Kennedy leads the league with 38 saves.

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
73%
18%

Top 3 Predictions

Portland Timbers POR
2 - 0
CD Chivas USA CHI
Portland Timbers POR
2 - 1
CD Chivas USA CHI
Portland Timbers POR
3 - 0
CD Chivas USA CHI

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