MLS – Match-day 43 Sees Portland Timbers take on Minnesota United

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Providence Park sees Sunday action as Portland take on Minnesota – 5:00am GMT.

This clash sees fifth play sixth, as struggling Minnesota visit Providence Park to face Portland.

Portland Timbers’ campaign so far has seen them accrue 42 points this season

Portland will hope to increase their wins in a row, having secured a 2-1 victory over Atlanta United in their last fixture.

Also, Portland keep finding the winning formula this season, that’s three in a row now. They currently stand sixth in the League, with 42 points for a total of 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws.

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

Winning this fixture will see Portland Timbers on 45 points.

Minnesota United arrive at this meeting, having secured 44 points so far this season

Minnesota come to this fixture on the back of a 0-3 home loss against FC Dallas at Allianz Field.

Also, Minnesota keep finding ways to win, having secured eight victories in their last 13 meetings is astonishing this season. With a fifth position in the league and 0 wins, 0 losses and 0 draws, they currently have 44 points in the League.

Minnesota’s away record is remarkable and poses a significant threat to Portland. In the 14 games they’ve played on the road this season, they have so far won six fixtures, drawn one game, and lost seven fixtures.

Minnesota United will have 47 points if they manage to secure a victory.

Portland Timbers v Minnesota United – Head-to-Heads.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Minnesota with a greater number of wins. In the last 11 meetings, they have enjoyed six victories, to Portland’s three wins. Also, Minnesota have won six out of nine games when visiting Portland. In their most recent meeting of this fixture was July 2022 and the score line ended up with a 4-4 draw.

Performance Report

For Portland, Aljaž contributed with in 30 League games so far, while Eric scored in 29 League games this campaign for Minnesota.