Los Angeles Galaxy vs Portland Timbers: The Northwest Expedition Concludes

Bruce Arena's Los Angeles Galaxy, fresh off a 4-0 whitewash of the Vancouver Whitecaps, will look to complete a Northwest Expedition clean sweep when they travel to Jeld-Wen Field in Portland, OR to take on John Spencer's Portland Timbers on Wednesday, August 3.

Los Angeles are currently 12-2-9 (45 points) and have the best record in Major League Soccer.

“I thought our team played very well for 90 minutes [against Vancouver]. The first half, both teams created chances, but we took control around the 30 minute mark and had a very good second half,” Arena told's Luis Bueno. “Landon’s goal broke Vancouver’s backs. It was a very good day for the Galaxy.

“I thought our ball movement was better. Defensively we were solid, but the ball movement was the key to the game. We passed better and we got out of pressure better.”

For the Galaxy, playing a complete 90 minutes will be important against a side that has on...

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