The Portland Timbers earned their second MLS road win in Vancouver on Sunday afternoon, and it was a doubly sweet win as their 1-0 victory on a Kenny Cooper spoiled the opening of a renovated BC Place, but also was very timely as it put the Timbers back into a tie for the last playoff position as DC United lost 2-1 to Columbus earlier in the day.

Match report:
http://timbers.soccercityusa.com/van100211.htm

Photos onlly:
http://timbers.soccercityusa.com/van100211-pics.htm

Timbers match report:
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/10/recap-timbers-win-1-0-over-caps-bc-place-opener

By the numbers:
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/10/numbers-chalkboard-timbers-vancouver-whitecaps-oct-2-2011

Timbers’ Cooper keeps hot streak going in win over Caps:
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/10/timbers-cooper-keeps-hot-streak-going-win-over-caps

Quotes & Notes:
http://www.portlandtimbers.com/news/2011/10/quotes-notes-timbers-vancouver-whitecaps-oct-2-2011