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| On Sep 10, 2021 4:30 PM IST

VAN vs PT Dream11 Team Prediction Tips for Vancouver vs Portland Timbers Major League Soccer Live Score September 11


VAN vs PT Dream11: MLS action continues with Vancouver Whitecaps hosting Portland Timbers at the BC Place. Vancouver has been in good form with four wins in the last five. They are heading into this game having beaten Real Salt Lake and Austin FC at home.

On the other hand, Portland’s form is somewhat mixed. They have two wins in the last five. They are coming into this game on the back of back-to-back 2-0 away wins versus Seattle Sounders FC and Houston Dynamo.

Date: September 11, Saturday
Kick-Off: 07:30 AM (IST)
Venue: BC Place

Major League Soccer Table

Vancouver Whitecaps are at the eighth spot in Western Conference with 29 points from 22 games. Portland Timbers are one point better off at 6th place with 30 points from 22 games.

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Recent Form

Vancouver Whitecaps: WWLWW

Portland Timbers: WWLDL

Head to Head

There has not been much between the two sides recently with one goal separating them in four of the last five fixtures. Timbers have three wins compared to Whitecaps’s two.

VAN vs PT Today Match Prediction Details

Vancouver Whitecaps News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Jake Nerwinski, Cristian Gutierrez, and Caio Alexandre are currently injured and will miss this match.
  • Due to international commitments, Javain Brown and Maxime Crepeau will be unavailable for selection.

    Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Vancouver Whitecaps will lineup in a 4-3-3 formation.
  • T Hasal should start in goal.
  • B Gaspar, F Jungwirth, E Godoy, and J Bikel should be the back four.
  • L Owusu, M Baldisimo, and R Teibert could occupy central midfield.
  • B White should start up front with C Dajome and D Caicedo in support.

Vancouver Whitecaps Starting XI (Likely)

Thomas Hasal
Bruno Gaspar
Florian Jungwirth
Erik Godoy
Janio Bikel
Leonard Owusu
Michael Baldisimo
Russell Teibert
Cristian Dajome
Brian White
Deiber Caicedo

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Portland Timbers News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Jeff Attinella, Andy Polo, and Eryk Williamson will miss the trip to Vancouver.
  • Cristhian Paredes is also carrying an injury and might not play.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Portland Timbers will lineup in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
  • S Clark is expected to start between the sticks.
  • C Bravo, D Zuparic, L Mabiala, and J Van Rankin can be the back four in defence.
  • George Fochive and Diego Chara will play in the midfield pivot.
  • D Valeri, D Asprilla, and S Blanco are expected to start in the attacking midfield with F Mora leading the lines.

Portland Timbers Starting XI (Likely)

Steve Clark
Claudio Bravo
Dario Zuparic
Larrys Mabiala
Jose Van Rankin
George Fochive
Diego Chara
Diego Valeri
Dairon Asprilla
Sebastian Blanco
Felipe Mora

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Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Christian Dajome is the standout captain pick in this fixture. He has eight goals and four assists in the league this season.

Games Played 21
Goals 8
Assists 4
Pass Accuracy 77
Chances Created 31
Interceptions 11
Tackles 31
Clean Sheets 1

Felipe Mora is on a hot streak of form. He has seven goals and two assists in the last ten games.

Games Played 18
Goals 9
Assists 3
Pass Accuracy 83
Chances Created 20
Interceptions 1
Tackles 6
Clean Sheets 2

Differential Pick

Deiber Caicedo is a work horse. Not only does he create a lot of chances, but he will also deliver points through tackles and interceptions.

Games Played 22
Goals 4
Assists 3
Pass Accuracy 84
Chances Created 26
Interceptions 23
Tackles 12
Clean Sheets 2

VAN vs PT Dream11 Teams

Goalkeeper – S Clark
Defenders – J Van Rankin, E Godoy, F Jungwirth
Midfielders –
D Chara, D Asprilla, M Baldisimo, R Teibert
Forwards – F Mora, C Dajome, D Caicedo

Likely Winner: 

  • Vancouver has won the last four games on the trot in the MLS.
  • In each of their previous four home games, Vancouver has scored at least two goals.
  • The Timbers have rebounded from a dismal run of form with back-to-back victories as they fight for a playoff berth.
  • The hosts are slight favorites but we are going for a draw in this fixture.

    Match Odds

Vancouver Whitecaps: 6/4
Portland Timbers: 79/40

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