Our man C-Mac has his finger firmly on the pulse of the Vancouver Whitecaps in their second season of MLS soccer. C-Mac gives us his match preview of Whitecaps vs. LA Galaxy. Currently, five of the ten most disciplined players in the league play for Vancouver, including three of the top five with Alain Rochat and Darren Mattocks heading that list. Landon Donovan will do his best to stop the Whitecaps FC Saturday.
NWSB Insider and rookie Vancouver Whitecaps blogger Alistair Corp tells us the five things he’s watching for tonight in the Whitecaps FC vs. Real Salt Lake matchup. On the road again for Van City. The Whitecaps start the first of a huge home and home stretch against second place Real Salt Lake, tonight in Utah. Kenny Miller to get first start for one, and Barry Robson’s leadership, and Jay DeMerit’s on field stamina.
NWSB Insider and Portland Timbers blogger Blair Thomas reports on the matchup Saturday between the Galaxy and the Timbers. Blair points out first, Portland has only gained the upper-hand once in five matches this season and as evidenced by their defensive efforts, the team needs all of the momentum they can muster early in a match in order to survive at the end of one.
NWSB Insider and Portland Timbers blogger Blair Thomas reports on the matchup tonight between the Timbers and Chivas USA. Chivas is the worst team in the Western Conference standings, tied with the LA Galaxy (which has only played three matches compared to Chivas’ four). It is a match-up of two teams that have struggled early this season
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.