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..

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Montreal (Can) – Lyon (Fra)

Alessandro Nesta will make his long-awaited Montreal debut when the Impact hosts Lyon.

Montreal Impact (4-2-3-1): Ricketts; Mallace, Ferrari, Nesta, Iapichino; Martins, Bernier; Nyassi, Mapp, Arnaud; Di Vaio.

INJURY REPORT

OUT : D Jeb Brovsky – Right hamstring; D Zarek Valentin – Left ankle sprain; F Bernardo Corradi – Left knee ACL tear

PROBABLE : D Matteo Ferrari – Right quad strain; D Nelson Rivas – Abdomen

Olympique Lyonnais (4-4-2): Lloris; Reveillere, Cris, Kone, Cissokho; Bastos, Gonalons, Gourcuff, Kallstrom; Gomis, Lopez

ROSTER

GOALKEEPERS: Hugo Lloris, Rémy Vercoutre, Anthony Lopes

DEFENDERS: Medhi Zeffane, Samuel Umtiti, Anthony Reveillere, Bakary Kone, Mouhamadou Dabo, Cris, Aly Cissokho

MIDFIELDERS: Michel Bastos, Jordan Ferri, Gueida Fofana, Maxime Gonalons, Yoann Gourcuff, Clément Grenier, Kim Kallstrom, Enzo Reale

FORWARDS: Yassine Benzia, Jimmy Briand, Bafétimbi Gomis, Alexandre Lacazette, Lisandro Lopez, Jérémy Pied

Los Angeles (Usa) – Tottenham (Eng)

Even without David Beckham and Landon Donovan, there will be plenty of firepower on display as Tottenham begins its U.S. tour

LA Galaxy (4-4-2): Saunders; Franklin, DeLaGarza, Junior Lopes, Dunivant; Jimenez, Juninho, Sarvas, Stephens; Keane, Barrett.

INJURY REPORT

OUT: DF Andrew Boyens (L sports hernia surgery); FW Edson Buddle (R knee surgery); MF Dan Keat (R knee surgery); DF Leonardo (R knee inflammation);

QUESTIONABLE: DF Todd Dunivant (R calf hematoma); DF Omar Gonzalez (L knee surgery); MF Mike Magee (R shin hematoma); MF Kyle Nakazawa (back spasms); FW Pat Noonan (R quad strain)

Tottehnam (4-5-1): Friedel; Assou-Ekotto, Gallas, Vertonghen, Walker; Bale, Huddlestone, Sigurdsson, Van der Vaart, Lennon; Defoe.

ROSTER

GOALKEEPERS – Jordan Archer, Carlo Cudicini, Brad Friedel, Heurelho Gomes

DEFENDERS – Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Sebastien Bassong, Michael Dawson (captain), William Gallas, Younes Kaboul, Kyle Naughton, Jan Vertonghen, Kyle Walker

MIDFIELDERS – Gareth Bale, David Bentley, Tom Carroll, Tom Huddlestone, Jermaine Jenas, Aaron Lennon, Jake Livermore, Gylfi Sigurdsson, Andros Townsend, Rafael Van der Vaart

FORWARDS – Jermain Defoe, Harry Kane