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Match Thread: Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps

The Timbers host Vancouver in a Cascadia clash and look to bounce back from their recent loss to the Galaxy.

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The Portland Timbers welcome Cascadia rivals Vancouver Whitecaps to Providence Park tonight with kickoff scheduled for 7 p.m. PST. Last time out the Timbers’ eight-match unbeaten run was shattered in LA. The Galaxy converted a penalty late in the match to make it 2-1 and the Timbers were unable to find another equalizer.

The Timbers are yet to clinch a playoff spot and need to get back to winning ways as quickly as possible, especially considering tonight’s foe. Portland and Vancouver have played to a 1-0 result with one win each. Tonight is the series decider with an important three points and Cascadia pride on the line.

Game Info

Location: Providence Park I Portland, OR

Time: 7:00 p.m. Pacific

Watch: FOX 12+, ESPN+

Pregame Reading

Sam wrote about the Timbers’ unbeaten run coming to an end and Steve Clark’s impact in his recent One Big Tree: All Good Things... He also spoke to Corey Basso and Colin Miller on AM730Traffic, previewing the match.

Starting Lineups

Portland Timbers

Vancouver Whitecaps