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FC Dallas vs Portland Timbers: Game thread

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Here is your thread for today’s match.

MLS: Portland Timbers at FC Dallas Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Timbers pull one back, 2-1 in the 67th

GOAL!!!

GOAL!!!

Lineups

FC Dallas is back at home this weekend as they host the winless Portland Timbers for the first time in 2019.

Portland is in the middle of a long, season-opening road trip while Providence Park is under construction. So far the Timbers have only picked up a single point, a draw on opening day in Colorado.


FC Dallas notes:

Last time against Portland. We’ve tried to put this one out of our heads as much as we could. Portland came into Frisco for the Knockout Round of the 2018 playoffs and really controlled that match against Oscar Pareja’s side, winning what would be a MLS Cup run for them on the road.

Key player for FC Dallas: Jesus Ferreira - At some point I want to see just a little more progression for him up front in finding open space to run at defenses and testing a keeper. This could be a great game for him to do just that.

Injury Report

OUT: Cristian Colman (torn ACL), Francis Atuahene (pectoral muscle surgery), Dominque Badji (hamstring injury), Bryan Acosta (ankle)

On Loan: Dante Sealy (North Texas SC), Moises Hernandez (San Antonio FC)

Portland Timbers Notes:

Injury Report:

OUT: GK - Aljaz Ivacic (left tibial stress fracture 2/15, out 6-8 weeks), GK - Kendall McIntosh (left thigh strain)

QUESTIONABLE: M - Marvin Loria (right foot injury), M - Andy Polo (right lower leg injury)


Referee: Marcos DeOliveira
Assistant Referees: Jeffrey Greeson, Eduardo Mariscal
4th Official: Victor Rivas
VAR: Chico Grajeda


How to watch

Kickoff: 7:00 PM
Venue: Toyota Stadium
TV: Texas 21
Available Streaming: ESPN+
Weather: Rain and 51 degrees


Highlights will be posted as they happen.

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