Well, that was technically an unbeaten weekend for our Cascadian sides — it just didn’t feel like it!
Ed Pham and Tenzin Choephel rate Portland’s performance as they took a first-ever point under new boss Gio Savarese with a 1-1 draw in Dallas. Between a fresh formation, Blanco’s sweet finish, and a silly red card, there’s plenty to go over before taking a look at Timbers’ chances in their road contest with the Chicago Fire on Saturday.
Andrew and Steven describe a hellish drive to Vancouver for Whitecaps’ 0-0 draw with LA Galaxy before giving their take on why the hosts couldn’t find a winner. Michael McColl of AFTN calls in to do the same and assesses Carl Robinson’s response as well. Will bunker-ball get it done in Columbus this weekend? We round out our Whitecaps coverage with predictions for their tough task in Ohio.
Ari Liljenwall of MLSsoccer.com throws down a probable lineup for Seattle’s home match with Montreal this weekend. It’s a difficult test for Sounders without Dempsey and likely Lodeiro as well, can they cope against Piatti and the Impact?
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02:30 – Timbers: Hard-earned point in Dallas, what’s possible in Chicago?
15:40 – Whitecaps: Dull performance against Galaxy doesn’t exactly inspire before trip to Columbus
28:05 – Sounders: Still injury-riddled, but ready to get back on track against Impact