LA Galaxy face Portland Timbers today, July 30 at the Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson for the 2021 MLS Regular season. The hosts come to this match after a 4-0 defeat against FC Dallas, while the Timbers lost to Minnesota United last time out. Here, find out everything there’s to know about this Major League Soccer game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds and how to watch it in the US.
With their defeat on Saturday, Greg Vanney’s men now have a three-match run without a win. They earned four points out of their last five. With this poor streak, LA Galaxy is now third in the Western Conference, five points behind Kansas City.
Meanwhile, the Timbers lost 2-1 to Minnesota Unitedin their last match and couldn’t get their third straight win. They’ll try to go back to winning ways as they are in need of points if they want to get into Play-off positions. They’re currently eight on the table.
LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers: Match Information
Date: Friday, July 30, 2021.
Time: 10:00 PM (ET).
Location: Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson, California.
LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers: Time by State in the US
ET: 10:00 PM
CT: 9:00 PM
MT: 8:00 PM
PT: 7:00 PM
LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers: Storylines
LA Galaxy and Portland Timbers have previously faced off in 30 matches. Portland Timbers have been the superior side with 13 wins so far, while LA Galaxy have won 10 times. Seven games have ended up in a draw.
Portland Timbers have won their last three encounters, so LA Galaxy will try to change that this time. Their most recent match took place earlier this year, in May, and Timbers won 3-0. The last victory of LA Galaxy over their next rivals took place in September 2020.
LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers: 2021 MLS Standings
LA Galaxy currently is in third place at the Western Conference standings with 25 points in 15 games so far. They’re five points behind Kansas City. Meanwhile, Portland Timbers is eighth in the table with 19 points in 14 games so far. They are one point behind Salt Lake.
LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers: Top goalscorers
LA Galaxy’s top goalscorer is Mexican Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernández with 10 goals in 10 matches this MlS Regular season. Meanwhile, Portland Timbers’ top goal scorer is Felipe Mora with four goals in 10 appearances this season.
How to watch or live stream LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers in the US
The match between LA Galaxy and Portland Timbers to be played this Friday, July 30, at Dignity Health Sports Park will be broadcast in the US by ESPN Deportes+, ESPN Deportes, ESPN, SiriusXM FC.
LA Galaxy vs Portland Timbers: Odds and predictions
Oddsmakers in the US have already made their predictions for this match. According to FanDuel, LA Galaxy are the favorites with odds of +100. Meanwhile, Portland Timbers have odds of +210. A tie would end up in a +260 payout.
*Odds by FanDuel