Chivas USA look to find their grove against tonight, traveling north to face the Portland Timbers at Jeld-Wen Field. Here are the relevant details of Saturday night's MLS matchup:
Records: Chivas (1-3-0, 3 pts); Sporting (1-2-1, 4 pts)
Location: Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, Ore
Time: 7:30 p.m. PDT
TV: KDOC, Christian Miles and Allen Hopkins on the broadcast.
Goals Per Match: Chivas 0.23; Timbers 1.50
Goals Allowed Per Match: Chivas 0.75; Timbers 1.50
Home vs. Road: Chivas scored their only goal and got their only win of the season in their one road match. Portland are 1-1 at home.
Series History: The clubs split the inaugural season series last year, with the home club picking up the three points. Both matches finished 1-0.
Rubber Match: Chivas and Portland may be tied 1-1 in the all time series, but there is a tie breaker of sorts. Portland won a US Open Cup match between the two clubs.
In The Gutter Looking Up: Chivas find themselves tied with their stadium-mates in the standings, each with three points earning the last place spot in the West.
For more news and notes on Chivas USA soccer, be sure to read The Goat Parade.