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Portland Timbers are Taking Oregon by Storm

Although the Soccer world cup was held in USA in 1994, the sport remains an alien in the land of the bald eagle. However the MLS, which is the soccer league in USA, has been quite a success. Players like David Beckham have brought the right kind of audience to watch and support the MLS and the local teams. The MLS is in its thirtieth week now which means that the fans and players are gearing up for the end of the season and the post season play offs. The wagering market is also hot for this sport along with other sports in USA. If you are not a soccer person, you can gamble online at http://casinonsvenska.eu/casino-spel/. You can get further information about the online gaming gig at casinonsvenska.eu.

Portland Timbers is a professional soccer club based in Portland, Oregon. They are a member of the western conference in the Major League Soccer. Their first season was in 2011 as they are an expansion team. In 2013, the Portland Timbers finished first in their conference. In the last season play offs, they won the western conference final and played the MLS Cup. They defeated Columbus Crew SC two goals to one, and went on to win the cup. They have had a lot of success in only four years of their formation. They play their home games at Providence Park which has the capacity of about 21,000 fans.

The timbers are on seventh position in this season in the western conference. They have played 32 matches and won 11, losing 13 and 8 tied. They play the Colorado Rapids on the 17th of October which will be a home game played at Providence Park. Only three games are left for the Timbers in this season and they cannot afford anymore slip up if they want to play in the post season play-offs. They were in a similar situation last season as they had fallen behind around the same time of the year. However, then they responded by raising their game and winning away games to finish third in the western conference. They defeated Real Salt Lake 1-0, LA Galaxy 5-2 and Colorado Rapids 4-1. If they want to make the play-offs they need to repeat the performance this season as well. Will the Timbers be able to pull it off, only time will tell?

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