| ||PROBABLE LINEUPS||New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Gaudette; Lade, Holgersson, Pearce, Miller; Le Toux, McCarty, Cahill, Lindpere; Henry, Cooper.|
|Portland Timbers (4-2-3-1): Ricketts; Kimura, Mosquera, Horst, Smith; Chara, Jewsbury; Zizzo, Nagbe, Wallace; Boyd.|
OUT: DF Chris Taylor (R hip surgery)
| ||DID YOU KNOW?|
New York has 20 more points than Portland. The Red Bulls are second in the East; the Timbers prop up the Western Conference.
Kenny Cooper (13) and Thierry Henry (11) are tied for second and tied for fourth, respectively, in the MLS goalscoring charts.
New York is undefeated in 54 matches when scoring first, a streak dating back to 2008.
Portland last won on July 3.
Tim Cahill, making his second MLS start against the Houston Dynamo last week, recorded his first two MLS assists.