The Timbers fell 1-0 to the Columbus Crew on Saturday on a 79th minute own goal by defender Mamadou Danso.  Newly acquired defender Lovel Palmer made his debut for the Timbers at right back, in place of Jeremy Hall, who was serving a one-game suspension for accumulated yellow cards.

Timbers match report:
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/07/timbers-loan-midfielderforward-ryan-pore-montreal-impact

By the numbers and chalkboard:
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/07/numbers-chalkboard-timbers-crew-72311

Quotes and notes:
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/07/quotes-notes-timbers-0-crew-1-july-23-2011