Description: PT Vs LAG Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Portland’s paper thin defence sees the club lose all ground it had gained in the early exchanges of the season
When the MLS 2020-21 season had made an advent into the footballing arena in USA, Portland Timbers just couldn’t put up wrong step in the league. This was a side tearing up opponents, a team which held a runaway lead in the pinnacles of the points tally.
However, ever since then, the side just can’t seem to do anything right no matter how hard it tries. Bereft of a win in its last three outings, the club has plummeted down into 4th position, a spot which can easily be wrenched out of its hands given its current form.
The 4-4 draw against Real Salt Lake City was the perfect epitome of the side’s struggles at the moment. This is a side whose defence has completely collapsed to see the alarm bells sound for the club, a backline which has been easily disparaged across the course of the last week.
PT Vs LAG Dream11 Probable Winner
Where Portland Timbers are obliterating, Los Angeles Galaxy have finally managed to get their house in order across the course of the last week. Devoid of a win in five matches, the club has now registered two wins on the spin to show everyone why they are traditionally held in high esteem.
While the club still needs to iron out a bevy of issues with the 3-2 win the last time around hardly a convincing result, signs allude towards a bright future for the side. They’ll be quietly confident of keeping their winning spree intact come today given Portland’s complete demise in the league.
This has all the makings of being a real humdinger. We envision the goals to fly by on the day with Portland just about doing enough to scram their way to a one goal win.
Probable Playing 11
- Portland will be devoid of the services of Asprilla who continues to remain injured.
Clark, Villafana, Tuiloma, Mabiala, Moreira, Paredes, Chara, Blanco, Valeri, Asprilla, Ebobisse
Los Angeles Galaxy
Bingham, Feltscher, Gonzales, Steres, Polenta, Corona, Araujo, Santos, Alvarez, Antuna, Zubak
Match: Portland Vs Los Angeles Galaxy
Date And Time: 3rd September, Thursday- 8:00am IST
Venue: Providence Park, Portland
Top Goal Scorer
- Valeri: 2 Goals, 1 Assist
Los Angeles Galaxy
- Pavon: 2 Goals
Portland Vs Real: 4-4
Los Angeles Galaxy Vs Earthquakes: 3-2
After being torn into shreds for four goals the last time around, it was really difficult for us to justify Steve Clark’s selection. However, the Portland Timbers’ shot stopper was the only reason his side managed to avoid succumbing to a defeat with his fortitude infront of goal seeing him parry away shot after shot for the side.
With these two defences having gone onto leak 22 goals in between them in 14 matches, a cleansheet for either side looks hardly coming today. Both the sides have been found wanting defensively with us envisaging this one unfolding as a goals galore fixture.
It sees us limit our side to the frugal three picks with the first selection being of Daniel Steres from Los Angeles Galaxy given the one goal he’s scored for the side. Portland elsewhere have a duo be inducted in our side with the partnership of Jorge Villafana and Chris Duvall provided unbridled support to the side’s attacking plays.
His side’s top scorer at the moment, Diego Valeri is the only reason Portland have managed to stay abreast with the top despite floundering in form. He’s been the fulcrum of his side’s attack, a player whose effervescent attacking plays have put oppositions to bed.
Diego Chara with the one goal makes a way into our side as well from the side along with The tenacious CDM Eryk Williamson. Elsewhere, with Portland Timbers having been ripped into shreds to be hit for four the last time around, we have an electric attack duo represent us from the visiting team.
Its one comprising of top scorer with the two goals and one assist, Sebastian Lletget and with the two assists, the most by any player for the side, Julian Araujo.
With the one goal and one assist, Portland’s striker, Sebastian Blanco was always going to find a place in our setup for the encounter. Los Angeles Galaxy will be represented by their striker as well with Cristian Pavon having registered two goals for his side.
Captain And Vice-Captain
The two goals and one assist Valeri has to his name see him captain our side out for the day while Lletget is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Clark, Villafana, Duvall, Steres, Chara, Valeri, Williamson, Araujo, Lletget, Blanco, Pavon
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