Real Salt Lake gameday against the Portland Timbers

Published: Friday, March 30 2012 6:02 p.m. MDT

REAL SALT LAKE (2-1-0, 6 points)

at Portland Timbers (1-1-1, 4 points)

JELD-WEN FIELD

Saturday, 8 p.m. TV: Ch. 4

Radio: 700 AM, 102.3 FM

All-time: Portland leads 1-0-1

Probable Starters

REAL SALT LAKE (2-1-0, 6 points):

Nick Rimando, Chris Wingert, Chris Schuler, Jamison Olave, Tony Beltran, Kyle Beckerman, Sebastian Velasquez, Ned Grabavoy, Luis Gil, Fabian Espindola, Alvaro Saborio.

Portland TIMBERS (1-1-1, 4 points):

Troy Perkins, Rodney Wallace, Eric Brunner, Andrew Jean-Baptiste, Lovel Palmer, Eric Alexander, Diego Chara, Jack Jewsbury, Kalif Alhassan, Kris Boyd, Darlington Nagbe.

Game Notes

RSL is coming off a 1-0 home loss to Chivas USA. ... Portland is coming off a 1-0 loss at New England. ... RSL is 1-0-0 on the road this year, while Porltand is 1-0-0 at home. ... RSL plays three games over the next eight days, and Nat Borchers, Javier Morales and Alvaro Saborio are all expected to get their first starts of the season sometime during that stretch, perhaps even at Portland. ... The Timbers won last year's meeting at Jeld-Wen Field 1-0.

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