Carson, California; Saturday, 10:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Portland Timbers are looking to build upon a four-game win streak with a victory against the LA Galaxy.
The Galaxy are 6-7-10 against Western Conference opponents. The Galaxy rank fourth in the league with 153 shots on goal, averaging 5.3 per game.
The Timbers are 10-8-8 against Western Conference teams. The Timbers are 4-0-0 when they record at least three goals.
The matchup Saturday is the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The last meeting ended tied 0-0.
Evander has nine goals and three assists for the Timbers. Felipe Mora has scored four goals over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Galaxy: 5-2-3, averaging 2.4 goals, 7.0 shots on goal and 6.1 corner kicks per game while allowing 2.0 goals per game.
Timbers: 6-2-2, averaging 1.8 goals, 4.1 shots on goal and 4.6 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.7 goals per game.
The Associated Press