VANCOUVER, BC – Vancouver Whitecaps FC will look to extend their MLS unbeaten streak as they face Cascadia rivals Portland Timbers on Saturday, May 13 in their second of three consecutive road matches across all competitions. Kickoff from Providence Park in Portland, Oregon is set for 7:30 p.m. PT.
- Catch all the action live on MLS Season Pass on Apple TV starting with the prematch show at 7:10 p.m. PT. The game will also be available on AM730 (radio), with the pre-game show starting at 6:30 p.m. PT
Saturday's match will be the 103rd meeting between the two sides in the official competition and second of three meetings this season.
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Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Saturday, May 13, 2023 – 7:30 p.m. PT
Providence Park – Portland, Oregon
BROADCAST: MLS Season Pass, TSN - RADIO: AM730
Pre-match show: 7:10 p.m. PT (MLS Season Pass), 6:30 p.m. PT (AM730)
RIVALRY WEEK: Fresh off a dominating 4-1 victory against York United FC in Canadian Championship action, Vancouver Whitecaps FC resume MLS play on Saturday as they take on Cascadia rivals Portland Timbers in the second meeting of the season between the two teams. The previous meeting, which took place at BC Place on April 8, saw the 'Caps claim a 1-0 win thanks to Brian White's close range finish. With a win on Saturday, Vancouver will widen their lead at the top of the Cascadia Cup standings and extend their MLS unbeaten streak to nine matches.
UNBEATEN STREAK: With last weekend's win against Minnesota United FC, the 'Caps extended their MLS unbeaten streak to eight matches, which is tied for the longest such streak in the league with Eastern Conference side New England Revolution. In addition, the 'Caps have tallied 11 points in their last five matches, which is also tied for the most in the league with New England. Since the start of April, Vancouver has scored nine goals while only allowing two and keeping four clean sheets in the process.
WHITE GAULD: Two influential pieces in the 'Caps 3-2 victory over Minnesota last weekend were named to the MLS Team of the Matchday on Monday in forward Brian White and attacking midfielder Ryan Gauld. White, who recorded his 50th and 51st career goals, sits as the teams leading goalscorer this season with six goals across all competitions and leads MLS in expected goals with 6.0. Meanwhile, Gauld recorded his third assist across all competitions and has tallied the second-most chances created in the league with 27.
MLS Season Pass
The 2023 season sees the debut of MLS Season Pass, the unprecedented subscription service from Apple and MLS that will have every match of the regular season, Audi 2023 MLS Cup Playoffs, and Leagues Cup – all in one place and with no blackouts. As an exclusive benefit, Whitecaps FC 2023 Season Members will receive a subscription to MLS Season Pass on Apple TV, as well as significant savings over single match tickets.