NWSB insider Blair Thomas brings us his reasons why the Portland Timbers lost 2-1 to Chivas USA on Saturday. Everyone in the building knew that Portland would need more than a handful of shots on Kennedy in order to beat Chivas. Troy Perkins extended the misery of Portland fans by allowing two more in the loss.
Free MLS Betting Odds & Picks on the Portland Timbers vs. New England Revolution Saturday night matchup. There is no line in this one. Matt likes the away team in this one. The Portland Timbers are looking to bounce back from a 1-1 draw against FC Dallas last week. Darlington Nagbe should be good for some more heroics here as MLS newcomer Kris Boyd tries to make a positive impact on the game.
NWSB insider Jason Green brings us news from the MLS this week and his 2012 Portland Timbers season preview. There is a lot of promise this season in the midfield for the Timbers with the likes of Darlington Nagbe, Diego Chara, and Jack Jewsbury. The big news up front is the addition of striker Kris Boyd. What do you think 2012 holds in store for the Timbers FC?