*Chivas USA plays the Portland Timbers at 7:30 tonight in the second game of a preseason tournament in the Pacific Northwest. Read more and stream the game here.
*The Galaxy lost to the New York Red Bulls Wednesday night in Arizona, but still advanced to the final of the Desert Diamond Cup on goal difference.
*Meanwhile, Galaxy fans in Torrance should mark the date: Aug. 26.
*Neither the Galaxy’s Michael Stephens nor Chivas USA’s Jorge Villafana got a look in as the U.S. Under-23 team scored a confidence-boosting victory over Mexico ahead of Olympic qualifying next month.
*However, Mexico’s senior squad fell to Colombia in Miami.