The Portland Timbers continued their last season surge with a 3-0 victory over the New England Revolution in front of a Timbers record crowd of 20,323 at JELD-WEN Field.  The Timbers opened up approximately 2,000 extra seats for this match.

First half goals by Diego Chara and Kenny Cooper had the Timbers up 2-0 at the half, and a second half header by Darlington Nagbe was backed up with another shutout by Troy Perkins for the 3-0 win.  With the win, the Timbers are now have four straight home wins, and are 3-0-1 in their past four matches overall, including three straight shutouts.

Match report:
http://timbers.soccercityusa.com/ne091611.htm

Photo gallery:
http://timbers.soccercityusa.com/ne091611-pics.htm

Timbers match report:
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/09/recap-portland-dominate-revs-commanding-3-0-win

Nagbe takes his chance at forward in Portland’s win:
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/09/nagbe-takes-his-chance-forward-portlands-win

By the numbers:
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/09/numbers-chalkboard-timbers-vs-new-england-revolution-sept-16-2011

Quotes and notes:
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/09/quotes-notes-timbers-vs-new-england-revolution-sept-16-2011