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      Tough test in store for SJ Earthquakes against Portland Timbers

      SJ Earthquakes vs Portland Timbers - prediction, team news, lineups

      2024/06/19 03:35

      SJ Earthquakes and Portland Timbers clash this Wednesday at the for a match of the Grp.East of the MLS. Currently, Luchi Gonzalez's team are 14th in the table with 11 points, while Phil Neville's team are 10th with 21 points.

      SJ Earthquakes go into the game on the back of a 2-4 defeat against FC Cincinnati (Major League Soccer 2024), whilst the visitors shared the spoils with St. Louis City SC after a 0-0 draw (Major League Soccer 2024). On arrival at this matchday, Luchi Gonzalez's team is on a sequence of 5 games without a win in the MLS 2024. On the other hand, Portland Timbers are on a sequence of 4 games without losing in the MLS 2024. Digging back into the archives highlights that SJ Earthquakes and Phil Neville's team have faced each other thirty-six times, with Portland Timbers holding the advantage: 20 victories, against 6 victories of Luchi Gonzalez's team.

      Considering only the MLS, there have been thirty-four games played between the two teams, with 18 wins for Portland Timbers, 10 draws and 6 wins for SJ Earthquakes.

      Considering the MLS 2024, from SJ Earthquakes's most influential players, Cristian Espinoza is the most used player in a total of 17 games (1519 min). Amahl Pellegrino is the current best scorer with 5 goals. As for Portland Timbers, Cristhian Paredes participated in 18 games, and Juan Mosquera has played the most minutes (1451). Felipe Mora has scored 8 goals, the most across Portland Timbers's squad.

      The last meeting between the two teams ended with Portland Timbers winning 4-2. It is expected to be a competitive match, that can fall to either side.

      Last Starting XI

      SJ Earthquakes ( vs FC Cincinnati 2024-06-16): William Yarbrough, Carlos Akapo, Tanner Beason, Daniel Munie, Vitor Costa, Hernán López, Niko Tsakiris, Jackson Yueill, Cristian Espinoza, Jeremy Ebobisse, Amahl Pellegrino

      Portland Timbers ( vs St. Louis City SC 2024-06-09): James Pantemis, Juan Mosquera, Dario Zuparic, Zac McGraw, Claudio Bravo, David Ayala, Evander , Santiago Moreno, Jonathan Rodríguez, Nathan Fogaça, Antony Alves

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