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Nagbe, Mattocks strikes hold up for 2-1 win over Vancouver

Nagbe, Mattocks strikes hold up for 2-1 win over Vancouver
The Portland Timbers broke their two game winless streak with a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps, with Darlington Nagbe and Darren Mattocks scoring the Timbers goals while Fredy Montero had the lone goal for the visitors. The Timbers would control much of the early possession, and it only...

Timbers never find their form in 1-0 loss to Sporting Kansas City

Timbers never find their form in 1-0 loss to Sporting Kansas City
The Portland Timbers went into the 2017 season with high hopes for their revamped offense.  But that offense never seemed to show up in 1-0 loss to Sporting Kansas City with Dom Dwyer scoring the lone goal for the visitors. Timbers match report | Video highlights ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included”...

Timbers give Minnesota a rude MLS welcome in 5-1 opening day rout

Timbers give Minnesota a rude MLS welcome in 5-1 opening day rout
(Clicking underlined text takes you to a photo of the corresponding event) The Portland Timbers opened up their seventh Major League Soccer season on a rainy, chilly night at Providence Park with a 5-1 win over the expansion club Minnesota United, who were playing their first MLS match. Former...

Timbers draw Saprissa 1-1, but not good enough to advance to CCL knockout round

Timbers draw Saprissa 1-1, but not good enough to advance to CCL knockout round
The Portland Timbers knew they needed a win over Deportivo Saprissa ┬áto advance in the 2016-17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League, and though they fought back to a 1-1 draw on a second half goal by Jack McInerney, it wasn’t enough and the Timbers failed to advanced to the knockout...

Thorns fall 4-3 to Western New York in overtime in NWSL Semifinal

Thorns fall 4-3 to Western New York in overtime in NWSL Semifinal
Hard to say anything about this match without talking about the baffling (lack of) calls on fouls (and a clear handball) in the box that could have had three Thorns penalty kicks and at least one ejection, perhaps two, and those were the obvious calls that were missed. Match...