The Portland Timbers take on Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference Final of the MLS Playoffs today. The Timbers will be looking to bring back any advantage they can muster to the second leg of the series, two weeks from now, while RSL will need to grab a victory here before heading to the formidable confines of Jeld-Wen Field.
Watch it on: ESPN
Kick off: 6:00 pm at Rio Tinto Stadium (Sandy, UT)
Portland Timbers: 1st seed in the Western Conference. (57 points)
Real Salt Lake: 2nd seed in the Western Conference. (56 points)
Portland Timbers: Coming Soon.
Real Salt Lake: Coming Soon.
If the Timbers can take the game to RSL and take advantage of the late game fatigue that Salt Lake will be force to deal with then they will have a real shot at walking away with three points. A large part of this game will rest on the two teams' condition, so if the Timbers will need to exploit their advantage.