Portland Timbers (4-4-3, seventh in the Western Conference) vs. San Jose Earthquakes (2-4-5, 12th in the Western Conference) San Jose, California; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EDT BOTTOM LINE: San Jose faces Portland after playing to a draw in three home games in a row. The Earthquakes are 2-5-4 against Western Conference teams.
Well, it’s not three points, but it is something. The Portland Timbers came out of the first of two matches with the San Jose Earthquakes with a 1-1 draw in a game that could’ve easily gone one way or the other. The Timbers held the lead for 75 minutes up until a goal from Vako, and the Earthquakes seemingly had a million opportunities in those final 20 minutes.
The October release of EA SPORTS FIFA 21 is right around the corner and the annual tradition of each player's in-game ratings have started to be unveiled by the globally popular game. Five different Portland Timbers player feature in the top 10 of MLS in key FIFA 21 ratings. Leading the way is Diego Valeri who has an overall rating of 79 which puts him as the seventh-highest rated player in the league.