Portland brings 2-game shutout win streak into matchup against Colorado
Portland, Oregon; Saturday, 11 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Portland comes into a matchup with Colorado after putting together two consecutive shutout wins.
The Timbers are 2-1-0 in home games. Diego Chara is second in league action with seven cards, six yellow and one red. Portland has 40 cards, accumulating two red cards.
The Rapids are 3-5-3 in Western Conference games. Colorado is 2-1-1 when it scores more than two goals.
The teams match up Saturday for the second time this season. The last meeting ended in a 3-3 draw.
TOP PERFORMERS: Sebastian Blanco leads Portland with six assists. Brian Fernandez has six goals over the last 10 games for the Timbers.
LAST 10 GAMES: Portland: 6-3-1, averaging 1.7 goals, 1.2 assists, 4.4 shots on goal and 4.9 corner kicks per game while allowing one goal per game.
Colorado: 5-3-2, averaging 1.7 goals, 1.1 assists, 3.6 shots on goal and 5.4 corner kicks per game while allowing 1.4 goals per game.