Portland Timbers 1, Vancouver Whitecaps 1: Live chat recap – OregonLive.com
The Portland Timbers (9-7-4, 31 points) played the Vancouver Whitecaps (10-8-2, 32 points) to a draw on Saturday at Providence Park. Here’s a recap of our live updates from the game in the comments section below.
Live Match Facts / Key Moments
– Final: Timbers 1, Whitecaps 1: Players from both sides get into a fight as game ends. I think Will Johnson just got a post match yellow, I think Wallace may have seen a red. We will wait and see….
– 90th + 3 minute: Chara is down again after being tackled. No call by ref.
– 76th Minute: Timbers substitute in Maxi Urruti for Fanendo Adi. Score is 1-1.
– 71st Minute: Diego Valeri threads a great ball through to Fanendo Adi who’s in on goal but Vancouver’s Dean recovers and knocks it away.
– 58th Minute: Goal! Vancouver’s Laba sends an amazing shot from distance past Timbers keeper Adam Kwarasey and into the back of the net. Game is tied at 1-1
– 48th Minute: The second half is underway, and not three minutes into it, Portland’s Diego Chara is issued a yellow card.
– Halftime: Timbers 1, Vancouver 0 – Despite some very good scoring opportunities for Vancouver in that first half, Portland has the advantage at the break.
– 34th Minute: GOAL! Fanendo Adi pokes a pass to Diego Valeri who taps in a close range shot. Timbers lead Whitecaps, 1-0.
– 27th minute: SAVE! Vancouver’s Manneh gets around Timbers keeper Adam Kwarasey and taps the ball toward goal. Nat Borchers makes the slide to kick the ball away at last second.
– 15th minute: Will Johnson sends a shot from the top of the box just wide
– 1st minute: An we’re off! The ball is kicked into play!
When: Kickoff is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday
Channel / TV: Root Sports (Comcast 734), radio on 750 The Game, Spanish radio La GranD 1150 AM.
Where: Providence Park, Portland, Oregon.
Weather at kickoff: Sunny, high 90s, low 60s.
At Stake: First place and the Cascadia Cup. The Timbers are just one point behind the Vancouver Whitecaps in the standing and have the chance to vault themselves into first place in the Western Conference standings with a win. The Timbers are also currently tied with Vancouver in the Cascadia Cup race with four points and have the chance to move into the Cascadia Cup lead with a win.
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