|D.C. United (4-4-1-1): Hamid; Korb, White, Jakovic, Woolard; Porter, Kitchen, DeLeon, Kemp; De Rosario, Townsend. || |
OUT: Lewis Neal (pubic stress reaction), Marcelo Saragosa (R knee surgery)
QUESTIONABLE: Chris Pontius (L groin strain), Carlos Ruiz (L ankle sprain), John Thorrington (L medial collateral ligament strain)
|Portland Timbers (4-3-3): Ricketts; Jewsbury, Jean-Baptiste, McKenzie, Harrington; Valeri, Chara, Johnson; Nagbe, Johnson, Wallace. || |
OUT: Bright Dike (L ACL surgery), David Horst (R tibia plateau surgery), Brent Richards (L ACL surgery), Mikael Silvestre (L ruptured ACL)
- Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri has four assists this season, tying him for the league lead with five other players.
- D.C. has scored just six goals in 2013, tied for the worst attack in Major League Soccer.
- Portland defender Mamadou "Futty" Danso will miss this game through suspension.