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Match Thread: Portland Timbers vs. San Jose Sharks (7:30 p.m. Pacific)

I’m sure this will be a totally normal match!

Portland Timbers v San Jose Earthquakes Photo by Lyndsay Radnedge/ISI Photos/Getty Images

The Portland Timbers are back with some midweek soccer for us all! The lads in green and gold are going up against the San Jose Earthquakes, a team that is always very predictable and totally doesn’t ever play strange games against Portland.

Yeah, as always, this has the potential to be a weird game, and I don’t think that weird is exactly what Portland needs right now. They’ve dropped two tough games in a row, the first being a heartbreaking late-game loss to Minnesota United and the second being a not-very-close-but-still-very disheartening 4-1 loss to the LA Galaxy. Things haven’t been exactly great in Rose City.

But if there’s ever been a time to turn things around, it’s now. Eryk Williamson will be back after a fun run with the USMNT at the Gold Cup and Portland is slowly working their way back to full strength. Let’s turn things around with a big win tonight.

Game Info

Location: Providence Park | Portland, OR

Time: 7:30 p.m. PST

Watch: ROOT Sports, ESPN+

Radio: 750 The Game & LA GranD 93.5 FM-1150 AM

Starting Lineups

Portland Timbers:

San Jose Earthquakes: