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Portland Timbers at Real Salt Lake Prediction Thread

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How will the Timbers fare against Real Salt Lake?

Chris Nicoll-USA TODAY Sports

The Portland Timbers are still in search of their first win and tonight Real Salt Lake stand in their way. The Timbers have not had much success in Sandy, Utah, but if they can recapture the fighting spirit that got them a number of results last season then they stand a good chance of getting a point or three against the team that foiled them at every turn last year.

What is it going to take for the Timbers to take their first three points this year? Will Darlington Nagbe be the next Timbers to open his scoring account for the year? Who will line up in the defense today?

Let's get busy making some predictions.

Here is what we are looking for:

  • The final score.
  • The goalscorers.
  • The timing of the goals.

The more specific the prediction, the better.

The rules: Get your predictions in before kick-off. Correctly predicting the score is worth two points, correctly predicting a goal scorer is worth one point, and coming close to the timing of a goal is worth one point. That's about it. I reserve the right to award bonus points for excessively awesome/accurate predictions.

Check out our game preview, interview with SB Nation's RSL Soapbox, and most recent training reports to make sure that your predictions are as accurate as possible.

The Score

Points update coming soon. Scores below are not updated.

  1. RCTIDnomatterwhat: 14 (2 - Johnson goal, Torres goal)
  2. oregavania: 13 (3 - Torres goal, Johnson goal, goal timing)
  3. bloodyyanks: 11 (2 - Johnson goal, Torres goal)
  4. Webfooter17: 8 (3 - Johnson goal, Torres goal and timing)
  5. wvtimbersarmy: 7
  6. ssjbryces: 7 (1 - Torres goal)
  7. DDugan: 7 (1 - Johnson goal)
  8. scoey: 6 (2 - Johnson goal, Torres goal)
  9. drob8: 6 (2 - Johnson goal, Torres goal)
  10. jddrews: 5 (1 - Johnson goal)
  11. mike.obremski: 5
  12. Cascade Ranger: 4 (2 - Johnson goal, Torres goal)
  13. charlotte sometimes: 4 (1 - Johnson goal)
  14. SEDave: 4 (1 - Torres goal)
  15. jprichard10: 4
  16. Akron Timbers: 4
  17. Miter Saw: 4
  18. NoVaBurgher: 3 (2 - Johnson goal, Torres goal)
  19. Hailfire97: 3 (2 - Torres goal, only person to predict a tie)
  20. Graham Day (footballer): 3 (1 - goal timing)
  21. James Bondo: 3
  22. AkronSnape: 3
  23. Withdrawn Striker: 3
  24. Victor Eremita: 3
  25. tyler.carter.: 3
  26. BarmyTarmy: 3
  27. Mr. Frumble: 3
  28. halver.smith.5: 3
  29. shrekpdx: 2 (2 - Johnson goal, Torres goal)
  30. Lost Fervor: 2 (2 - Torres goal and timing)
  31. efilnikufsin: 2 (1 -  substitute)
  32. LampzTheLegend: 2 (1 - Johnson goal)
  33. glorkvorn: 2
  34. TimbersAZ: 2
  35. snizz: 2
  36. FarBar: 2
  37. ukuku: 2
  38. PDXBuckeye: 2
  39. k noche: 2
  40. Coug999: 2
  41. alantyll: 2
  42. pdxsoccerdad: 1 (1 - Torres goal)
  43. hoser!hoser!: 1 (1 - Johnson goal)
  44. funiboy77: 1 (1 - Torres goal)
  45. rashneesh clearcut: 1 (1 - Johnson goal)
  46. MythbusterPDX 1 (1 - Torres goal)
  47. Run PDX: 1 (1 - Johnson goal)
  48. zippyflynn: 1
  49. cfrank: 1
  50. Crafty_PDX: 1
  51. haytrain: 1
  52. alantyll: 1
  53. seangates: 1
  54. ZenGarden: 1
  55. Dan Brunell: 1
  56. DCG1: 1
  57. pctx: 1
  58. jeremy.wyenberg: 1
  59. greenlinearmy: 1
  60. the_rza: 1
  61. L_slack: 1
  62. fatberry: 1
  63. Ballast: 1
  64. joe.gefro.3: 1
  65. pecorasc: 1
  66. scottharra: 1

Should you have gotten more points? Tell me about it in your prediction for this week.