NFL, MLB, CFL stats



LAFC Hosts Portland Timbers on Sunday Afternoon

March 9, 2019 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Los Angeles FC News Release

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) prepares to host the Portland Timbers (0-0-1; 1 point) on Sunday afternoon at Banc of California Stadium in the first of two regular season meetings against the reigning Western Conference champions.

Kickoff on Sunday is slated for 4:30 p.m. PT and will be broadcast live on FS1, ESPN 710 AM and 980 AM 'La Mera Mera.'

In Week 1, LAFC (1-0-0; 3 points) edged Sporting KC 2-1 in the Club's home opener, while the Timbers battled to a 3-3 road draw against the Colorado Rapids in what marked the coldest game in MLS history.

Last year, the two sides met a total of three times. With a win and a draw, the Timbers edged the Black & Gold in regular season play last year, while LAFC eliminated Portland from the U.S. Open Cup following a 3-2 victory in the quarterfinals at Banc of California Stadium.


• Discuss this story on the Major League Soccer message board...

Major League Soccer Stories from March 9, 2019


The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.