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  • May 26, 2012
  • • 10:10 PM
  • • Providence Park, Portland, Oregon
  • Referee: J. Gonzalez
  • • Attendance: 20438
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MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - Vancouver Whitecaps

The Pacific Northwest derby resumes with Vancouver looking for its first MLS result against Portland.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
D.C. United (4-4-2): Perkins; Jewsbury, Mosquera, Brunner, Chabala; Zizzo, Chara, Palmer, Wallace; Boyd, Nagbe.

INJURY REPORT

PROBABLE: DF Futty Danso (L hamstring strain); MF Jack Jewsbury (pelvic sprain)
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-2-3-1): Cannon; Lee, Bonjour, DeMerit, Rochat; Davidson, Koffie; Salgado, Watson, Le Toux; Camilo.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: GK Brian Sylvestre (R knee surgery); FW Atiba Harris (R knee pain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • Portland took both meetings last season with its fellow expansion team by a one-goal margin.
  • Eric Brunner became the first Timbers player to score in five games when he notched in a 2-1 win over Chicago. Sporting KC had conceded an own goal to Portland in that spell.
  • Vancouver lost the midweek Canadian Championship final to Toronto, meaning TFC will represent Canada in the next CONCACAF Champions League.
  • Vancouver is fourth in the Western Conference with 18 points from 11 games.
  • Portland has 12 points from 11 games and is eighth (second from bottom) in the West.

Players to watch

E. Brunner

Position: Defender

Games: 0

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S. Le Toux

Position: Attacker

Games: 0

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Editor's Prediction

Last Five Matches

Head To Head

Portland Timbers

Vancouver Whitecaps

Wins
3
0
2
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Portland Timbers POR
Portland Timbers Portland Timbers
Draw
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Vancouver Whitecaps
35%
20%
45%

Top 3 Predictions

Portland Timbers POR
2 - 1
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Portland Timbers POR
0 - 2
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Portland Timbers POR
8 - 8
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI

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