Portland Timbers bring win streak into match against Minnesota United

Fri, Sep 9, 2022
Soccer News (AP)

Portland Timbers bring win streak into match against Minnesota United

Minnesota United FC (13-11-5, fifth in the Western Conference) vs. Portland Timbers (10-8-12, sixth in the Western Conference)

Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Portland -114, Minnesota United FC +262, Draw +291; over/under is 3.5 goals

BOTTOM LINE: The Portland Timbers come into a matchup against Minnesota United FC as winners of three straight games.

The Timbers are 9-5-9 against Western Conference opponents. The Timbers rank ninth in the Western Conference allowing only 47 goals.

United is 10-7-4 in Western Conference games. United has a 6-0-0 record in games it scores a pair of goals.

The teams square off Saturday for the second time this season. The last meeting finished tied 4-4.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jaroslaw Niezgoda has scored nine goals for the Timbers. Dairon Asprilla has three goals and two assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Timbers: 4-2-4, averaging 1.7 goals, five shots on goal and 3.9 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.8 goals per game.

United: 5-3-2, averaging 1.8 goals, 3.8 shots on goal and four corner kicks per game while allowing 1.9 goals per game.

NOT EXPECTED TO PLAY: Timbers: Felipe Mora (injured), Justin Rasmussen (injured), Nathan Uiliam Fogaca (injured), Blake Bodily (injured).

  • United: Hassani Dotson (injured), Jacori Hayes (injured), Nabi Kibunguchy (injured), Callum Montgomery (injured), Eric Dick (injured), Bakaye Dibassy (injured), Kemar Lawrence (injured).

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