The Portland Timbers (10-9-7) play host to the Vancouver Whitecaps (5-13-6) at Jeld-Wen Field today, August 25, 2012, at 7:30 p.m.
The match will be broadcast live on ROOT Sports, 750 AM The Game, and La Pantera 940 AM.
The only bright spot for the Timbers this season is that they sit atop the Cascadia Cup standings – tied with Seattle . . . a good result against Vancouver today will put them back in the driver’s seat . . .
Vancouver has improved impressively in their second year, and currently sit in the last Western Conference playoff spot, tied with LA Galaxy in points.
Match previews and intrigue
- With ‘Caps looming, Timbers put focus on Cascadia Cup by Dan Itel at MLSSoccer.com
- KeyBank Match-up: Darlington Nagbe vs. Darren Mattocks by Brian Costello at PortlandTimbers.com
- Timbers only achievable 2012 goal on the table today vs. Vancouver by Allison Andrews at SoccerCityUSA.com
- The Devil’s Advocate by Kevin Alexander at Slide Rule Pass
- Timbers Versus Whitecaps: Role Reversal by Brenaldo at Timberlandia
- Preview: Cascadia Cup Match # 3 by Ryan Gates at Stumptown Footy
- Timbers v Vancouver – Cascadia Cup You’re Our Only Hope by ╭∩╮（︶︿︶）╭∩╮ at Mental and Green
- Defensive Struggles by Kelly McLain at NASN Portland
- Struggling Kris Boyd trying to regain his spot in Timbers’ starting 11 by Geoffrey C. Arnold at The Oregonian
- Whitecaps Jay DeMerit good to go for Saturday game against Timbers by Cam Tucker at the Vancouver Sun
- Whitecaps FC make second visit of the season to Portland Timbers by Simon Fudge at WhitecapsFC.com
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