LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers: How and where to watch, news, lineups, and prediction

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The LA Galaxy will host the Portland Timbers this Saturday, September 30 at the Digital Health Sports Park, in another match of the MLS Regular Season. After 'rescuing' a 3-3 draw against Austin in their last game, the Galacticos face the Timbers in an enviable state of mind.

Portland Timbers come from winning their last game, while the locals tied, so it is expected that this Saturday the Los Angeles team will take the field with high intensity, with the aim of securing 3 fundamental points to keep hopes alive to be in the playoffs.

Match details

  • Date: Saturday, September 30, 2023.
  • Location: Los Angeles.
  • Stadium: Dignity Health Sports Park.
  • Time: 7:30 p.m. (PT).

Where and how to watch LA Galaxy vs. Portland Timbers live?

Online: MLS Season Pass on Apple TV.

The View From Avalon Prediction

LA Galaxy 3-2 Portland Timbers.

LA Galaxy predicted lineup

LA Galaxy's predicted starting XI vs. Portland Timbers: Bond - Leerdam, Yoshida, Mavinga, Edwards - Delgado, Rosell, Puig (or Cerrillo) - Boyd, Sharp, Fagundez.

LA Galaxy's situation

The LA Galaxy tied 3-3 against Austin FC, in the duel corresponding to the regular season of the MLS. Before this tie, the Galacticos won two games, tied one, and lost another, scoring twelve goals and conceding the same number of goals.

Douglas Costa was present at the team's most recent training session, and according to Greg Vanney, the Brazilian will be involved in the match vs. Portland. Since he just returned, he most likely won't start the match. For his part, Riqui Puig trained indoors last Thursday, and there are still no guarantees that he will start this Saturday.

Portland Timbers predicted lineup

Portland Timbers' predicted starting XI vs. LA Galaxy: Bingham - Mosquera, McGraw, Zuparic, Bravo - Paredes, Acosta, Moreno - Antony, Mora, Asprilla.

Portland Timbers' situation

Portland Timbers beat the Colorado Rapids 3-2 in their last game. Before that, they had three wins and a draw; scoring eleven goals and conceding six, leaving a balance of +5. Although playing away against the Galaxy is always complicated, the emotional boost from the latest results obtained can work in favor of the Timbers.