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Portland Timbers vs LA Galaxy: A Chance for LA to Close the Gap

14:37, 28 Jul 2019

Portland Timbers and LA Galaxy will play the next match of the MLS season on Sunday, 28th July at Providence Park.

Portland Timbers and LA Galaxy meet this weekend at Providence Park for the next match of the MLS season. LA Galaxy are having a good season and they will be hoping to use this match to catch up with their rivals LA FC.

Portland Timbers are ninth in the Western Conference with 28 points having won 8 games, drawn 4 and lost 8. They are two points below Houston Dynamo but they have played one fewer games. Recently they have drawn with Orlando City and Colorado Rapids, and defeated Seattle Sounders, LA FC, and NYC. LA Galaxy are second in the Western Conference with 37 points having won 12 games, drawn 1 and lost 8. They are 9 points below LA FC and 2 points above the Seattle Sounders. Recently they defeated LA FC, Toronto and Cincinnati but lost to SJ Earthquakes.

The teams have played a number of times in recent years. They most recently played in June and Portland Timbers won the game 4 – 0. Before that, they played in April and LA Galaxy won the game 2 – 1. Since 2011, they have played 24 times, Portland have won 8 games, LA Galaxy have won 10 and the rest ended in draws.