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Major League Standings - Everyone gets a draw

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Sounders haven't moved up in the West, yet, but they are in a great position to with a win in a weekend full of draws.

Sounders got a win, they still sit behind Vancouver and Portland in the standings but are on their way back up and if they win the their games in hand, they jump the red line.

Portland Timbers vs. Toronto FC Match Preview

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The Portland Timbers are set to host Eastern Conference road warriors Toronto FC tomorrow, returning home to Providence Park after Wednesday's tough 1-1 draw against the New England Revolution. This will not be an easy match for the Timbers against a road tested side, but with the potential for the side's third win of the season a result at home is a must.

Stumptown Breakdown: Defensive compactness is key against Toronto FC

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Earlier in the 2016 season, we saw a Portland Timbers team that unfortunately looked like there was no cohesion. There were issues with the team being stretched, losing runners, and just overall, lacking organization. With eleven days since their last match against San Jose, the Timbers midfield and backline improved upon this in their match on Wednesday night versus the New England Revolution, a theme that will have to continue on Sunday against Toronto FC.

How to watch Revolution v. Orlando City: TV Listings, live stream options and more

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The New England Revolution face Orlando City SC for the second time in two weeks. Are we in for another wild game?

The New England Revolution will face Orlando City SC for the second time in two weeks. Given their extended winless runs, it's unlikely that that either team will be satisfied with another draw.

Revolution Injury Update: Davies Suffers a Groin Injury

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Jay Heaps talks about Charlie Davies' injury.

The New England Revolution coaching staff was hoping that Wednesday's game against the Portland Timbers would be a big one for Charlie Davies. The striker had been struggling with a hamstring injury for the last few weeks, limiting him to only cameo appearances since March 12.

Urgency in the Air Following Draw

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. The New England Revolution are in the midst of three games in eight days. They were coming off a 3-0 loss to their Eastern Conference rivals, D.C. United and welcomed the defending MLS Cup Champion Portland Timbers into Gillette Stadium for a crucial mid-week match on Wednesday.

Smith earns praise from Revs locker room in first start since 2014

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Donnie Smith played 90 minutes at left back and did pretty well.

When Chris Tierney suffered a hamstring injury against D.C. United, New England Revolution fans collectively held their breath. The local product has been the go-to left back for more than seven seasons, offering salient service and dependable defense.

Three Questions from the Timbers' 1-1 Draw with New England

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Coming into Wednesday afternoon, the Portland Timbers would have been more or less pleased to leave Gillette Stadium splitting the points with the New England Revolution. But after holding a lead late into the second half, the Timbers are undoubtedly disappointed to head back to Portland with only a point.

Barmby helps shorthanded Timbers draw Revolution on the road

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Playing the second of three games in nine days, and 3,000 miles away from home, Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter said his team was playing to absorb the New England Revolution's pressure on Wednesday night at Gillette Stadium.

Someone forgot to tell the game plan to 21-year-old loaneeJack Barmby, who scored in the 64th minute just two minutes after being substituted on and put the Timbers ahead in an eventual 1-1 tie in an offensively-challenged game.

Revolution 1, Timbers 1: Late Own-Goal Saves Point for New England

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Je-Vaughn Watson and some pressure from Femi Hollinger-Janzen kept the Revs from dropping a second straight result on Wednesday night.

The search for a second New England Revolution win will have to go on. The Portland Timbers made the arduous cross-country trek and will escape with a point after a 1-1 draw.

Portland Timbers Hang on for 1-1 Draw Against New England Revolution

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The Portland Timbers managed to hold on to a 1-1 draw against the New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium today, grabbing a valuable road point.

The match started with a halting quality as both sides showed well defensively but struggled to put together any serious chances. The Revolution held the majority of the possession in the early going pushing the ball repeatedly down the flanks, but finding no joy as they failed to connect with the final ball.

New England Revolution vs. Portland Timbers 2016: Game time, TV Schedule, Live Stream and Lineups

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The 7:30 PM game is on CSN NE and MLS Live.

The Revs are home again after a disappointing 3-0 loss in the nation's Capital to D.C. New England is dealing with several injuries and a rough stretch of three matches in seven days as they look to pick up just their second win of the season. Eight points in eight games is not the start they envisioned.

Revolution vs. Portland Timbers: What to Watch For

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The Revs look to bounce back from Saturday's loss as the Portland Timbers travel to Gillette Stadium. Will the Revs walk away with three points or be disappointed yet again?

The New England Revolution host the reigning MLS Cup Champions tonight as the Portland Timbers travel to Gillette Stadium for a midweek showdown.

MLS Week 9: A Midweek Look Ahead

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A trio of games are set to provide a midweek slate of MLS action headlined by some of the league's biggest stars.

Starting Wednesday's action is a clash that pits David Villa against Didier Drogba, as New York City FC plays host to the Montreal Impact in a battle of Eastern Conference foes.

Portland Timbers at New England Revolution Match Preview

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After a weekend off, the Portland Timbers are on the road this week, heading to Foxborough, Massachusetts to take on Lee Nguyen and the New England Revolution. While the Timbers have seen their fair share of troubles in recent weeks, the team is coming off a strange but encouraging win over the San Jose Earthquakes and will be looking to build some momentum before they return to Providence Park this weekend.

Major League Soccer

10 things we learned from MLS gameweek 9 of the 2016 season

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Here are the ten things we learned from Week 9 of the 2016 MLS season.

1. A Star is Born in Portland

Some six years and a handful of weeks ago, Jake Gleeson started the Portland Timbers' MLS home opener as a fresh-faced 19-year-old. Those were heady days for the New Zealander, who got the call in Troy Perkins' stead near the beginning of that debut season.

10 things we learned from MLS gameweek 9 of the 2016 season

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Here are the ten things we learned from Week 9 of the 2016 MLS season.

1. A Star is Born in Portland

Some six years and a handful of weeks ago, Jake Gleeson started the Portland Timbers' MLS home opener as a fresh-faced 19-year-old. Those were heady days for the New Zealander, who got the call in Troy Perkins' stead near the beginning of that debut season.

SBI MLS Goal of the Week: Diego Valeri

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Gleeson's heroics, Valeri's free kick helps Timbers top TFC

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Fanendo Adi continued his fine goal-scoring form, while goalkeeper Jake Gleeson stood on his head to see the Portland Timbers fend off Toronto FC at Providence Park.

Diego Valeri pulled the strings and scored a heart-stopping free kick in the second half to hand the reigning MLS Cup champions a 2-1 victory on Sunday.

Soccer Sunday: Your Running Commentary

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The English Premier League title can be won at Old Trafford on Sunday.

Leicester City can clinch the league title with a win against Manchester United, capping off an improbable campaign for the Foxes. Leicester will have to win the title without star striker Jamie Vardy, who must serve a suspension.

Análisis de Regresión: El Valor De Un Gol Mundialista

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Recientemente, el sitio web oficial de Major League Soccer (MLS) publico un articulo que discute la relación entre los Portland Timbers, los campeones actual de la Copa MLS, y un estudiante de Harvard que usa estadísticas para analizar jugadores en quien el club tiene interés. Los Timbers no mencionaron muchos detalles sobre que exactamente hace.

MLS Week 9: A Look Ahead

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Following a trio of midweek games, MLS returns with a full schedule and some intriguing matchups to headline the weekend.

Sunday's action features two marquee clashes as the Portland Timbers host Toronto FC, while the red-hot LA Galaxy take on a fellow Western Conference contender in Sporting KC.

Major Link Soccer: Motor City FC

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Detroit steamrolls itself to the front of the expansion lineup, Nagbe returns for Portland, and PRO continues to be an embarrassment

Seattle

Not surprising, but still disappointing news is that Ivanschitz is officially doubtful for the match this weekend against the Columbus Crew. Massive Report's podcast questions whether they REALLY hate Seattle or not.

Soccer Made in Portland: 2016 Episode 17

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ESPN's Taylor Twellman joins the show once again to talk about MLS expansion, criticism of MLS referees, and whether the Portland Timbers can expect a result in Foxboro on Wednesday.

Jamie and Chris also run down the Timbers' injury situation, look ahead to the week's Timbers and Thorns fixtures, and talk about Jamie's piece on OregonLive.

Argentine players make MLS a better league

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Clemente Lisi makes the case for Argentine players in MLS contributing to their clubs and winning championships in North America.

Portland Timbers 2 adidas 2016 Third Kit

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The Portland Timbers 2 recently released their 2016 adidas third kit. It was worn in [...]

Toronto FC

Three Questions from the Timbers' 2-1 Win over Toronto FC

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Having taken seven points from the last three games, the Portland Timbers took another step on Sunday toward righting the ship after a disappointing start to 2016. Of the Timbers' results over the last two weeks, Sunday's win over Toronto FC was the best as Portland found a way to take all three points from a sharp TFC side.

Portland Timbers Beat Toronto FC, Baldomero Toledo 2-1

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The Portland Timbers gutted out a 2-1 win at Providence Park today against a strong Toronto FC side, overcoming a tying goal and some baffling refereeing in the contentious match.

The Timbers opened the scoring early, getting on the board int he 17th minute. After working the ball down the pitch, the home side were able to keep Toronto under pressure for an extended period, working the ball around the outside of the box.

Portland Timbers vs. Toronto FC: How to Watch, Preview, Match Chat [12:30]

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The Portland Timbers host Eastern Conference side Toronto FC today for the visitor's eighth road game to start the season. The Timbers come into this one freshly reinforced thanks to the respective returns of Diego Valeri and Liam Ridgewell, but will find themselves up against some stiff competition from 2015 MLS MVP Sebastian Giovinco and former Timbers captain Will Johnson.

Charlie Davies

Story Stream: Revolution vs. Orlando City Part Two

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The Revolution play their third game in eight days tomorrow. Can the Revs keep the Lions at bay?

Another match, another draw. The routine continued on Wednesday as a late Portland Timbers own goal canceled out debutant Jack Barmby's opener. Salvaging a point did not come easy, however, as striker Charlie Davies was replaced in the 35th minute after suffering a groin injury.

Revolution vs. Orlando City: What to Watch For

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The Revolution play on short rest tomorrow night. Will they be able to end their winless streak at four?

Another match, another draw. The routine continued on Wednesday as a late Portland Timbers own goal canceled out debutant Jack Barmby's opener. Salvaging a point did not come easy, however, as striker Charlie Davies was replaced in the 35th minute after suffering a groin injury.

San Jose Earthquakes

Portland Timbers at New England Revolution: How to Watch, Preview, Match Chat [4:30]

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The Portland Timbers are off to the East Coast today to take on the New England Revolution in MLS play. With the Timbers coming off a week and a half's rest following their 3-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes, the hope for fans from the Rose City has to be that the team is sufficiently recovered from their recent spate of injuries to take the game to the home side.

Portland Timbers 3, San Jose Earthquakes 1: Photos and video from Portland's win

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FC Dallas

Major League Standings: Sounders no longer basement dwellers

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Houston moved in with Vancouver not too far behind for the West's basement. It's nice to have moved out.

Sounders won again!!!! That's what matters. Also, we're out of the basement and that's pretty cool. We may not be above the red line yet but it is encouraging.

Wednesday 4/13-

Sporting Kansas City 1 - Colorado Rapids 2: Pappa starts and the Rapids win.

Match Day 7: Playing in the Rain

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Sporting Kansas City gets the chance to quickly get over the performance on Wednesday night against Colorado with a game tomorrow against FC Dallas. That's assuming the game takes place as it looks like Dallas will be dealing with some severe weather tomorrow evening that will start around the same time the game is scheduled to start.

The Rest

Is Fanendo Adi Headed Overseas? Probably Not Anytime Soon

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With the end of the season approaching all across Europe, so is the so-called "silly season" and the plentiful transfer rumors that tend to come with it. These rumors seem to touch teams all across the globe and the Portland Timbers are not exempt from that.

The latest rumors linking a Timbers player to an overseas move cropped up yesterday as a report from Yahoo Sports had Timbers striker and leading scorer Fanendo Adi is "drawing interest" from English Premier League side Crystal Palace and French Ligue 1 club St.

Tying the Timbers

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution (1-2-6, 9 points) benefited from an 89th minute own goal to get their sixth draw of the season, settling for a point in a 1-1 tie against the defending MLS Cup Champions Portland Timbers (2-3-3, 9 points) on Wednesday night at Gillette Stadium.

Roots Report: First Win

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A first victory for T2 will hopefully propel the team with the confidence to battle two more opponents this week on the road on Wednesday and Saturday.

The Portland Timbers 2 did their part this past weekend to secure a perfect 9 point weekend for all professional teams in the Rose City. With a victory at home for the Timbers, T2 were next up.

Three Questions from the Timbers’ 3-1 Win Over San Jose

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The Portland Timbers figured it out on Saturday. It took some time. It wasn't always pretty. But they figured it out.

And as a result the Timbers come out of a brutal three-game week that felt like a disaster with four points. Not ideal, but also far from devastating.

Here are three questions from the Timbers' win:

1.