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  • July 3, 2012
  • • 10:38 PM
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MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - San Jose Earthquakes

MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - San Jose Earthquakes

Jonathan Ferrey

The never-say-die Earthquakes head to JELD-WEN Field on the back of another incredible comeback, this time against the LA Galaxy.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Portland Timbers (4-4-2): Perkins; Jewsbury, Danso, Horst, Wallace; Zizzo, Songo'o, Chara, Nagbe; Fucito, Mwanga.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Eric Brunner (concussion);

DOUBTFUL: MF Kalif Alhassan (L hamstring soreness)
San Jose Earthquakes (4-4-2): Bingham; Beitashour, Bernardez, Hernandez, Morrow; Chavez, Stephenson, Cronin, Baca; Lenhart, Wondolowski.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: MF Simon Dawkins (L shoulder sprain); MF Sam Garza (rib fracture); MF Joey Gjertsen (R knee surgery); DF Tim Ward (L non-specific soft tissue injury);

DOUBTFUL: DF Ike Opara (L hip flexor strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Portland remained winless on the road after a 3-0 loss at Colorado on Saturday night.
  • First-placed San Jose recorded a memorable win in the California Clasico on Saturday, coming back from a 3-1 deficit to defeat the LA Galaxy 4-3.
  • Portland sits in eighth place in the nine-team Western Conference, with just 16 points from 15 games.
  • The Earthquakes lead MLS in goals scored after the 60th minute with 20. D.C. United is in second place with 13.
  • Kris Boyd and Darlington Nagbe are the only Timbers players with more than one goal on the season. Nagbe has not scored since March 31.
  • Chris Wondolowski leads MLS in scoring with 14 goals.
  • San Jose has scored six goals in stoppage-time this season.

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Available Squads
1Troy PerkinsGoalkeeper
18David HorstDefender
26Steven SmithDefender
98Mamadou DansoDefender
-F. Songo'oMidfielder
13Jack JewsburyDefender
12Eric AlexanderMidfielder
5Lovel PalmerMidfielder
6Darlington NagbeStriker
9Kris BoydStriker
55Danny MwangaStriker
12Joe BendikGoalkeeper
-Mike ChabalaDefender
16Andrew-Jean BaptisteDefender
11Salvatore ZizzoMidfielder
28Freedie BraunMidfielder
11Michael FucitoMidfielder
-Brent Anthony RichardsStriker
-David BinghamGoalkeeper
2Justin MorrowDefender
21Jason HernandezDefender
5V. BernárdezDefender
33Steven BeitashourDefender
4Sam CroninMidfielder
9Khari StephensonMidfielder
-Rafael BacaMidfielder
6Shea SalinasMidfielder
8Chris WondolowskiStriker
24Alan GordonStriker
22Evan NewtonGoalkeeper
24Jed ZaynerDefender
5Brad RingMidfielder
-T. MorenoMidfielder
18Marvin ChávezMidfielder
10Sercan GüvenisikStriker
16Steven LenhartStriker

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