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Major League Soccer – Season Continues – Vancouver Whitecaps v Portland Timbers on Match-day 31

Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Portland Timbers

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Saturday Major League Soccer action from BC Place Stadium, as Caps take on Portland.

Saturday’s clash between Caps and Portland, sees eighth take on seventh in the League.

Vancouver Whitecaps’ campaign so far has seen them accrue 29 points this season

Caps will be hoping to increase their row, after victories over both Real Salt Lake and Los Angeles FC.

Having not lost in 10 matches, Caps have steadily crept up the Major League Soccer Table. With eighth, they currently sit 29 points in the League having won seven games, drawn eight meetings, and lost seven matches.

Caps have won six games, drawn two fixtures, and lost three matches of their 11 League matches at home this season.

A victory for Vancouver Whitecaps would put them on 32 points.

Portland Timbers have 30 points to their name, going into this tie

Another victory would be a terrific achievement, but that is what Giovanni Savarese will be asking from his team, as they go into this game on the back of strong results after beating Houston Dynamo 0-2 and Seattle Sounders 0-2

They currently sit in seventh place, with a total of 30 points having won nine meetings, drawn three games, and lost 10 fixtures.

It must be a worrying prospect for Portland to go back on the road, with a bud run of away performances under their belt this season. So far they have only secured three wins and two darts to the home team.

Winning this fixture will see Portland Timbers on 33 points.

Vancouver Whitecaps v Portland Timbers – Head-to-Head.

Previous encounters between these two teams have tended to favour the visitor team when it comes to wins. Portland have recorded 14 victories and seven draws. In addition, the trend has been for the local team to struggle to get a win in all eight matches of their last matches. April 2021 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and Portland Timbers took all three points winning 1-0.

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