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Three Months till "Timba-Taka" begins at PTFC - Who stays and who goes?

I imagine we will continue to see a few new looks in the starting 11 for the remainder of this season with probably the exception being the match against Seattle Sounders and Vancouver White Caps.

I'm building up some thoughts about who I imagine will stay versus who will go and why (strengths versus weaknesses). If you heard the interview with MP on "Timbers in 30" before Wednesday's game MP made it pretty clear that there would be changes. He didn't go so far as to agree with the word "wholesale" changes but he did infer we may see a 'veteran presence' in the midfield and that there would be other changes.

So with Boyd being injured and probably out the remainder of the season (I've seen nothing official on that yet) will we see more of Mwanga and Fucito and perhaps Valencia as the season winds down or might we see others?

And then there's the defense and the midfield. We saw Brunner Wednesday night and if AJ Baptiste gets healthy might we see more of him as well?

So who do you think stays and goes from the:

1. Defense (and why)

2. Midfield (and why)

3. Striker/Center Forward (and why)

Alright guys, I don't believe I have to say this but, just in case, please do not submit anything racist, homophobic, sexist or otherwise not appropriate for even the younger Timbers fans.

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