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Portland Timbers v Real Salt Lake: Major League Soccer Match-day 36

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Providence Park sees Sunday action as Portland take on RSL – 5:30am GMT.

Sunday’s clash at Providence Park- sees sixth placed RSL, travel to fifth-placed Portland in the Major League Soccer.

Portland Timbers’ Major League Soccer season, has so far seen them gain 37 points, going into this game

It was three points secured for Portland in their last fixture, beating Los Angeles FC 2-1 at Providence Park.

Portland keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last five matches is astonishing this season. With 37 points, they currently sit fifth in the League.

When Portland host RSL, they will do so on the back of seven wins and two draws on their own ground.

A victory for Portland Timbers would put them on 40 points.

Real Salt Lake arrive at this meeting, having secured 36 points so far this season

RSL will be full of confidence, going into this fixture on that back of two successive wins against Seattle Sounders and San Jose. They will need this if they are to retain their run.

Their position is sixth in the League, and they have 36 points.

It must be a worrying prospect for RSL 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 victories and two darts to the home team.

A win in this fixture would take Real Salt Lake’s points to 39 in the League.

Portland Timbers v Real Salt Lake – Head-to-Heads.

The recent form between these two sides has seen RSL with a greater number of wins. In the last 29 meetings, they have enjoyed 11 wins, to Portland’s 10 wins. Also, RSL have left Portland with a win on seven out of 11 meetings. Their most recent encounter in this competition Portland Timbers delivered a 3-2 home win.

There is a 49.02 percent probability of a Portland win.

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