Toronto v Portland

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TORONTO

Injured: GK Stefan Frei (L lower leg, gk 0/0); FW Danny Koevermans (L knee ACL tear, mains triker, topscorer, 16/9); DF Matt Stinson (R quadriceps strain, mf 3/0); DF Jeremy Hall (L ankle sprain, df 13/1), O’Dea (df 0/0, new player)

International absences: Terry Dunfield (mf 20/1), Doniel Henry (df 16/1) – both Canada; Dicoy Williams (df 1/0), Ryan Johnson (mf 22/5, 2nd scorer) – Jamaica

Suspended: Logan Emory (through Aug. 15, df 14/0)

Transfers out: Plata (att 10/0), de Guzmán (mf 16/0), Aceval (1/0)  , Burgos (2/0) and Soolsma (att 9/0)  lest club in last month

They are missing lot players, most important offensive players + defensive missings

PORTLAND

Injury: DF Chris Taylor (R hip surgery, 0/0); PROBABLE: GK Jake Gleeson (R groin strain, 0/0)

International absences: Lovel Palmer (Jamaica, mf 15/0); Steve Purdy (El Salvador, df 3/0)

Suspended: Franck Songo’o (caution accumulation; through Aug. 15, mf 17/0)

Transfers out: Andrew Jean Baptiste (df 4/1), Perkins (mf 21/0), Mike Chabala  (mf 9/0)

They dont have such missing problems but they are in bad form. Maybe they can take point(s) today against much weaker hosts which are also out of form and have important missings..