Portland 3, Vancouver 1: Timbers break Whitecaps unbeaten streak

The loss snapped Vancouver’s eight-game unbeaten streak. The Whitecaps had three wins and 5 attracts coming into the match.

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Evander scored twice and the Portland Timbers defeated the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 in a Cascadia Cup rivalry match on Saturday night time.

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The loss snapped Vancouver’s eight-game unbeaten streak. The Whitecaps had three wins and 5 attracts coming into the Main League Soccer match.

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Portland (4-5-3), which prolonged its unbeaten streak to a few video games, opened the scoring on Franck Boli’s purpose simply 79 seconds into the match, the quickest purpose in MLS this season.

Evander scored off a cross from Juan Mosquera to make it 2-0 for the Timbers within the 18th minute. However the Whitecaps (3-3-5) closed the hole on an personal purpose off Portland’s Zac McGraw within the twenty fourth.

The Timbers went up 3-1 within the 54th minute when Evander spun round a defender and blasted his shot into the underside left nook, out of the attain of diving Vancouver goalkeeper Yohei Takaoka.

The Whitecaps beat Portland 1-0 earlier this 12 months in Vancouver. They’ve gained two or extra straight video games within the sequence solely as soon as, after they gained three straight between 2018 and 2019.

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The Cascadia Cup was created by supporters of the Timbers, Whitecaps and Seattle Sounders for the crew with the perfect file on factors in head-to-head matches between the three rivals. Portland gained final season’s Cascadia Cup title.

With wins over Vancouver and the Sounders, the Timbers lead the Cascadia Cup standings this season.



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Originally posted 2023-05-14 05:11:09.