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Timbers get first MLS win, 4-2 over Chicago in JELD-WEN Field opener

Timbers get first MLS win, 4-2 over Chicago in JELD-WEN Field opener
The newest incarnation of the Portland Timbers earned their first MLS win on Thursday night in the opener of the newly renovated JELD-WEN Field, getting two goals from Jorge Perlaza in a 4-2 win over the Chicago Fire in front of a crowd of 18,627 on a rainy, cold night...

Timbers sign first designated player: Diego Chará

Timbers sign first designated player: Diego Chará
The Timbers announced their first designated player signing today, as Columbian midfielder Diego Chará joins the Timbers from Columbian first division team Deportest Tolima.  The 25 year old Chará has also played for the Columbian National Team, and is a former teammate of Timbers forward Jorge Perlaza when the...