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Portland Timbers v Sporting Kansas City: Major League Soccer Match-day 11

Portland Timbers vs. Sporting Kansas City

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

Second placed Kansas will travel to Providence Park, hopeful of rampage, as they face eighth placed Portland.

This season’s Major League Soccer campaign, has so far seen Portland Timbers nine points

Portland come to this fixture on the back of a 3-0 away loss against Philadelphia Union at Subaru Park.

Portland need to get out of the losing habit, with three recorded in the last five games. They currently sit in eighth place, with a total of nine points having won three meetings and lost four games.

Playing at home, Portland have won two matches and lost one game.

A victory for Portland Timbers would put them on 12 points.

Sporting Kansas City’s Major League Soccer season, has so far seen them gain 16 points, going into this game

Following two straight wins for Kansas in their most recent games, they will be keen to continue that form going into this fixture.

Kansas’s League position speaks for itself, as Wizards continue their rich vein of winning form. Their last win, was the 3rd in a row. With 16 points, they are established in second in the League having won five fixtures, drawn one game, and lost two matches.

Playing away from home, Kansas have won two fixtures and lost two matches.

Sporting Kansas City will have 19 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Portland Timbers v Sporting Kansas City Head-to-Heads.

The recent form between these two sides has seen Kansas with a greater number of wins. In the last 19 meetings, they have enjoyed eight wins, to Portland’s five victories. Additionally, Kansas have been hugely successful away to Portland of late, winning 12 fixtures times in the last seven. The last time both teams met in this competition was September 2019 and the score line ended up with a 2-2 draw.

Players to watch

For Portland, contributed with
in 7 League matches this Major League Soccer Season, while has netted
in 8 League games this campaign for Kansas.

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