#PORvMIN Open Game Thread

by on 14 April 2018

When? – 9:30 p.m. CDT, Saturday, April 14
Where? – Providence Park, Portland, OR
How to Watch? Fox Sports North
How to Listen? 1500 ESPN


Official Hashtag: #PORvMIN
Follow us at @FiveFiftyOne!

Team Accounts
Minnesota United FC – @mnufc
Portland Timbers – @TimbersFC

Live Updates
MNUFC Gameday – @mnunitedgameday

Pre-Match Reading:

Match Preview: Portland Timbers FC vs. Minnesota United FC (FiftyFive.One)
Too Good to Be True: FC Minneapolis and the Dream Friendly That Never Was (FiftyFive.One)

Minnesota United defender Tyrone Mears brings a world of experience to Loons (Star Tribune)
United’s main man, Darwin Quintero, looks to assimilate — and stand out (Pioneer Press)
Portland preview: Minnesota United faces a familiar foe in Gio Savarese (The Athletic)
The good, the bad and the blue of the bye week (E Pluribus Loonum)

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  • Alex Schieferdecker

    Woo hoo! I’m here in Portland. Every omen is against a Loons win, which is why I think it might just happen.

    • Troy Kadlec

      I hear Portland is a great place to watch a match! I’ve watched enough on TV to know they are loud and proud, but it’s always more intense in person.

  • Kaleb Olson

    I heard “Wonderwall” at work on Friday so I’m feeling a 3-2 win.

  • Troy Kadlec

    So who starts at LB and RB? Looks like Jerry is still dinged. Do you shift Calvo out and leave Boxall and Kallman in the middle with Manley of Burch on the other side? I’m guessing its too soon for Gomez. Looking forward to seeing Darwin on the pitch!

    • Troy Kadlec

      Guess Jerry is ready after all. Ibarra over Nicholson, I’m guessing Sam is still fighting the bug he and Mears had earlier in the week.

  • John Asbury

    This game was frustrating. There were moments that I thought, “hey we’re pretty good.” Then three minutes later it looked like we were the worst team in the world. After two/three games of goals that should have been saved if the keeper was in the right position, I think it’s time for the return of Bobby Shuttleworth.