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  • August 3, 2013
  • • 11:00 PM
  • • Providence Park, Portland, Oregon
  • Referee: S. Petrescu
  • • Attendance: 20674

Portland Timbers

  • R. Johnson 49'
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MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - Vancouver Whitecaps

MLS Preview: Portland Timbers - Vancouver Whitecaps

George Frey

The winner of this game will take the lead in the Cascadia Cup, but Vancouver has never beaten Portland in MLS play.

  PROBABLE LINEUPS
Portland Timbers (4-3-3): Ricketts; Jewsbury, Jean-Baptiste, Kah, Harrington; Valeri, Zemanski, Johnson; Nagbe, Johnson, Wallace.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Bright Dike (ACL surgery), David Horst (R tibia plateau surgery), Brent Richards (L ACL surgery), Mikael Silvestre (ACL surgery), Dylan Tucker-Gangnes (concussion)

Diego Chara (turf toe)
Vancouver Whitecaps (4-3-3): Knighton; Lee, Rusin, Leveron, Harvey; Watson, Reo-Coker, Kobayashi; Teibert, Miller, Sanvezzo.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: Jay DeMerit (L torn Achilles tendon), Darren Mattocks (R knee surgery), Omar Salgado (R foot fracture)

QUESTIONABLE: Andy OʼBrien (R hamstring strain)
  DID YOU KNOW?
  • These two teams are part of the trio that contests the Cascadia Cup, along with the Seattle Sounders. Vancouver currently leads the 2013 edition, ahead of Seattle on goal difference but equal on points with four. Portland has two points.
  • The one meeting between these teams already this season was a 2-2 draw at BC Place on May 18.
  • Vancouver has never defeated Portland in league play. The Timbers have won four games, and there have been two draws.
  • Both of these teams are on two-match winless streaks.
  • Two Vancouver players, Gershon Koffie and Jun Marques Davidon, are suspended for this match.

Last Five Matches

Whitecaps

  • L
  • W
  • D
  • W
  • W

Head To Head

Portland Timbers

Whitecaps

Wins
2
2
1
Wins

Betting & Predictions

Reader's Predictions

Portland Timbers POR
Portland Timbers Portland Timbers
Draw
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Vancouver Whitecaps FC Whitecaps
41%
17%
42%

Top 3 Predictions

Portland Timbers POR
1 - 2
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Portland Timbers POR
2 - 0
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI
Portland Timbers POR
3 - 1
Vancouver Whitecaps FC WHI

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