MLS – Portland Timbers to face Atlanta United on Match-day 41

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Monday at Providence Park, as Portland host Atlanta in the MLS.

Eleventh placed Atlanta, are away to seventh placed Portland on Monday.

Portland Timbers have so far accrued 39 points in this season of the MLS

Having lost to Austin in their last game, Giovanni Savarese’s men must reset and try to gain a positive result in this match.

Also, Portland have enjoyed excellent form all season. Their position is seventh in the League and they have 39 points, that is, 0W, 0L and 0D.

Playing at home, Portland have won six matches, drawn six games, and lost two fixtures.

A victory for Portland Timbers would put them on 42 points.

It’s 33 points so far for Atlanta United this season, going into this match

With Atlanta having secured all three points on their two previous outings, Gonzalo Pineda’s men will doubtless be looking to retain their run after this fixture.

Also, Atlanta will be hopeful of shaking off the poor form that has seen them lose one game this MLS season. With 33 points, they currently sit eleventh in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.

Atlanta now travel, knowing that their current away form is woeful. So far this season they have won one game, drawn five matches, and lost eight meetings matches on the road.

Atlanta United will see 36 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Portland Timbers v Atlanta United – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels two wins and two draws for Portland. Also, the two teams have been unable to break the deadlock in the last two matches, with draws on each occasion. Their most recent encounter in this competition Atlanta United delivered a 0-2 away win.

Players to watch

For Portland, Aljaž is one of the top performing players after having scored in 29 League games this season, while Bradley Edwin contributed with in 28 League fixtures so far for Atlanta.