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Galaxy takes on Timbers at Portland on Sunday

Teams are battling to stay in position to reach the playoffs.

September 28, 2013|By Jim Peltz
  • Randall Brenes of Cartagines tries to keep the ball from the Galaxy's Pablo Mastroeni during L.A.'s 3-0 victory over the Costa Rican team on Sept. 25, 2013.
Randall Brenes of Cartagines tries to keep the ball from the Galaxy's… (Jeffrey Arguedas / EPA )


When: 12:30 p.m.

Where: Jeld-Wen Field, Portland

On the air: TV: NBC; Radio: 1330

Records: Galaxy 13-10-6, Timbers 11-5-13

Record vs. Timbers: 0-1-1

Update: This is the third and final regular-season game between these rivals in Major League Soccer's Western Conference, with both clubs battling to stay in the top five in the standings to earn a playoff spot. Portland is third in the conference with 46 points and the Galaxy is tied with Colorado for fourth, one point behind the Timbers. The Galaxy and Portland played to a 0-0 tie June 19 at StubHub Center and the Timbers defeated the Galaxy, 2-1, on July 13 in Portland. Landon Donovan, the Galaxy's star forward, remained questionable for Sunday's game because of a sore right ankle.

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