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  • May 2, 2013
  • • 10:30 PM
  • • Providence Park, Portland, Oregon
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MLS Preview: New England Revolution - Portland Timbers

MLS Preview: New England Revolution - Portland Timbers

Steve Dykes

Both teams in Thursday's Major League Soccer clash are coming off uplifting wins over the weekend.

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

Injury Report:

OUT: Bright Dike (L ACL surgery), David Horst (R tibia plateau surgery), Brent Richards (L ACL surgery)
New England Revolution (4-1-4-1): Shuttleworth; Barnes, McCarthy, Gonçalves, Tierney; Cisse; Guy, Nguyen, Rowe, Fagundez; Bengtson.

Injury Report:

OUT: Kevin Alston (illness) - DL, A.J. Soares (R hamstring strain)

QUESTIONABLE: Chad Barrett (L hamstring strain), Juan Toja (L knee irritation)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Portland beat Sporting Kansas City 3-2 over the weekend, extending its unbeaten run to a club-record six matches.
  • Diego Valeri notched his first two assists in MLS in that match.
  • New England won 2-0 over the Philadelphia Union, doubling its goal haul for the season. The win ended a five-game winless streak.
  • Diego Fagundez and Lee Nguyen scored in that match, marking the first time a Revs player had scored since the opening game of the season.
  • In three all-time MLS meetings between these teams, each has won one, drawn one and lost one.

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Portland Timbers

New England

Wins
1
3
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Portland Timbers POR
Portland Timbers Portland Timbers
Draw
New England Revolution NER
New England Revolution New England
55%
25%
20%

Top 3 Predictions

Portland Timbers POR
1 - 1
New England Revolution NER
Portland Timbers POR
1 - 0
New England Revolution NER
Portland Timbers POR
2 - 0
New England Revolution NER

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