Portland vs LAFC preview: How to watch, team news, predicted lineups and ones to watch
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The Portland Timbers host LAFC in a key Western Conference showdown at Providence Park.

Team news

Portland is missing several players. Eryk Williamson is with the United States at the Gold Cup while Claudio Bravo is at the Olympics with Argentina. Dario Zuparic is suspended after picking up his fifth yellow card over the weekend. Jeff Attinella and Andy Polo are lost for the season with a right thigh, ruptured quad and torn meniscus injuries respectively.

LAFC will be without a trio of players as defender Jesus Murillo is suspended for yellow card accumulation while forwards Kwadwo Mahala Opoku and Danny Musovski are both nursing left knee injuries. Right midfielder Eduard Atuesta is questionable with a right adductor injury.

Predicted lineups

Portland: Clark; Bonilla, Tuiloma, Mabiala, Rankin; D. Chará, Zambrano; Y. Chará, Valeri, Asprilla; Ebobisse

LAFC: Romero; Farfan, Segura, Blackmon, Kim; Atuesta, Blessing, Cifuentes; Baird, Vela, Rossi

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