Portland Timbers will return to Providence Park, resume MLS season without fans


The Portland Timbers will resume the MLS season at Providence Park following the completion of the MLS is Back tournament in Orlando, Florida.

That is correct! The Timbers are one of two teams that aren’t already home from Orlando. Portland will face Orlando City FC on August 11th at 5:30 p.m. PT. The winner will get a spot in the CONCACAF Champions League in 2021. 

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After Tuesday’s championship match, the Timbers will come home to PDX to resume the MLS season, but unfortunately, the raucous Timbers Army and 25,000+ fans won’t be in attendance.

Portland will resume play on Aug. 23 against the Seattle Sounders at Providence Park.

- Aug. 23 vs Seattle Sounders (7 p.m. on Fox Sports 1)

- Aug. 26 at San Jose Earthquakes (7:30 p.m. on Fox 12 Plus)

- Aug. 29 vs Real Salt Lake (7:30 p.m. on Fox 12 Plus)

- Sept. 2 vs LA Galaxy (7:30 p.m. on Fox 12 Plus)

- Sept. 6 at Seattle Sounders (7 p.m. on Root Sports)

- Sept. 13 at LAFC (8 p.m. on Root Sports)

According to Matt Cohen of The Oregonian, the MLS plans to have teams arrive to the city of its road game on match day and leave that same day. All flights or bus trips will be chartered.

So, the Timbers will return home, soon, just got to take care of some business first.