Crew Vs. Timbers: Columbus Looks To Get Back On Track In Portland

COLUMBUS, OH - JULY 23: James Marcelin #14 of the Portland Timbers and Eddie Gaven #12 of the Columbus Crew battle for a loose ball during the second half on July 23, 2011 at Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Columbus defeated Portland 1-0. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

The Columbus Crew will travel to Portland to take on the Timbers on Saturday night.

On Saturday night, the Columbus Crew (2-4-1) will look to snap a four-game winless streak when they travel to Jeld-Wen Field to take on the Portland Timbers (2-5-1). After registering two wins at the end of March, the team failed to register a win in April, compiling a frustrating record of 0-3-1. They will look to get back on track in May, starting with the Timbers who have struggled this season as well.

Here is the projected starting lineups:

Columbus

Goal: Andy Gruenebaum

Defenders

Nemanja Vukovic

Chad Marshall

Josh Williams

Sebastian Miranda

Mid-Fielders

Eddie Gaven

Milovan Mirosevic

Danny O'Rourke

Tony Tchani

Forwards

Emilio Renteria

Justin Meram

Portland

Goal: Troy Perkins

Defenders

Steven Smith

Eric Brunner

Hanyer Mosquera

Freddie Braun

Mid-Fielders

Diego Chara

Lovel Palmer

Jack Jewsbury

Darlington Nagbe

Forwards

Kris Boyd

Jorge Perlaza

Saturday night's game will start at 10:30 pm

TV: Fox Sports Net

Radio: WTVN-AM (610)

For more information on the Columbus Crew head over to Massive Report. For more information on the Portland Timbers head over to Stumpton Footy.

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