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MLS Preview: New York Red Bulls - Portland Timbers

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  PROBABLE LINEUPS

New York Red Bulls (4-4-2): Gaudette; Lade, Holgersson, Pearce, Miller; Le Toux, McCarty, Cahill, Lindpere; Henry, Cooper.

INJURY REPORT

NONE REPORTED

Portland Timbers (4-2-3-1): Ricketts; Kimura, Mosquera, Horst, Smith; Chara, Jewsbury; Zizzo, Nagbe, Wallace; Boyd.

INJURY REPORT

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.
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