MatchDay: Portland Timbers @ Houston Dynamo - May 15, 2012

Timbers @ Houston Dynamo, May 15, 5:30 pm PT - Watch on ROOT SPORTS

The Portland Timbers play the first evening MLS match at the new BBVA Compass Stadium as they take on the Houston Dynamo. Kickoff is at 5:30 p.m. on May 15 on ROOT SPORTS750 AM The Game / La Pantera 940 AM with John Strong and Robbie Earle on the call.

Viewing Party: JELD-WEN Field prior to Timbers U-23s U.S. Open Cup match or at Thatchers

Tuesday's match marks a unique opportunity to join in one of two viewing parties. Prior to the Timbers U-23's U.S. Open Cup match against PSA Elite (7:30pm at JELD-WEN Field, gates will open at 5:15pm for fans to come into the stadium and watch on the big screen. Beer specials and $7 hot dog/soda combos available. Tickets are $7 general admission available at JELD-WEN Field box office and you must have a ticket to enter. 

You can also join us at Thatcher's in SE Portland at our official Pub Partner Viewing Party. The match will be broadcast live on ROOT SPORTS (channels 34 & 734 on Comcast, 687 on DirecTV and 426 on Dish Network). This viewing party is open to fans 21+.

Fans in attendance can...

Enter to win 2012 Timbers tickets, a 2012 team autographed primary jersey, ROOT SPORTS gift basket and other Timbers swag

WHERE: Thatcher's - 7906 SE Stark St., Portland, OR

Can't make it to JELD-WEN Field or Thatcher's? View a complete list of Timbers pubs, including kid friendly locations here: Official Pub Partners.


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Look for badges and deals throughout the season. Check in at JELD-WEN Field, Thatcher's, or any of our Timbers Pub Partners.

PDF: Pre-game Match Notes
PDF:  MLS Game Guide
MATCH PREVIEW:  Houston welcomes Portland to BBVA Compass Stadium

READ:  KeyBank Match-up: Timbers' Party Crashers vs. Houston's New Stadium
READ:  Strong's Notes: Familiar Faces
READ:  New stadium's environment for Dynamo is familiar territory for Timbers

READ:  Struggling Timbers prepare for gritty battle vs Dynamo
WATCH:  Timbers arrive in Houston for first look at new digs
WATCH:  Timbers prepare to take on Dynamo
DYNAMO:  Dynamo All-Access with Glenn Davis

MLS:  BBVA Compass Stadium exceeds expectations

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