The Timbers dropped a pair of matches on the road this week, losing 2-1 in Houston on Sunday before falling 3-1 to Kansas City on Wednesday night.

Timbers match report (Houston):
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/08/recap-dynamo-fend-visiting-timbers-2-1-win

Timbers match report (Kansas City):
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/08/recap-zusis-brace-paces-sporting-kc-past-portland-3-1