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Valeri leaves Timbers for Lanus in Argentina's top division

Jan. 20, 2022 18:30 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri is heading home to Argentina. The Timbers on Thursday announced an agreement with Lanus for the transfer of the 35-year-old former league MVP. Lanus plays in Argentina's top division. A nine-year veteran...

NYCFC wins MLS Cup, beating Portland Timbers in shootout

Dec. 11, 2021 20:51 PM EST

PORTLAND. Ore. (AP) — After more than a decade in Major League Soccer, goalkeeper Sean Johnson was finally able to lift the championship trophy. He earned an MLS Cup MVP award, too. Johnson stopped a pair of Portland penalties and New York City FC won its first MLS...

New York City FC wins MLS Cup, beating Portland Timbers 4-2 on penalty kicks after 1-1 tie

Dec. 11, 2021 18:40 PM EST
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — New York City FC wins MLS Cup, beating Portland Timbers 4-2 on penalty kicks after 1-1 tie.

Timbers set to host NYCFC in MLS Cup final

Dec. 10, 2021 18:56 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers are leery of NYCFC’s Taty Castellanos as they prepare for Saturday's MLS Cup final. The Argentine striker was named Major League Soccer's Golden Boot winner with 19 goals this season. He’s also well-rested after sitting out the...

Savarese's history with NYCFC dates back to Cosmos days

Dec. 10, 2021 12:52 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland coach Giovanni Savarese has a bit of history in big games against NYCFC, who face the Timbers in the MLS Cup final Saturday. Savarese came to the Timbers in December 2017 after five seasons at the lower-tier New York Cosmos. In 2015,...

NYCFC outlasts Union 2-1 to reach 1st MLS Cup final

Dec. 05, 2021 19:06 PM EST

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Sean Johnson high-stepped his way up the stairs at the back of a makeshift stage as his New York City FC teammates parted to let the standout goalie slide through the gap. He crouched and then burst straight up with the MLS Eastern Conference...

Timbers down RSL 2-0 for conference title, MLS final berth

Dec. 04, 2021 22:17 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Felipe Mora and Santiago Moreno scored and the Portland Timbers advanced to the MLS Cup final with a 2-0 victory over Real Salt Lake in the Western Conference final on Saturday. Fourth-seeded Portland will host the winner of Sunday's Eastern...

Trail Blazers snap 3-game skid with 110-92 win over Detroit

Dec. 01, 2021 01:37 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Ben McLemore found out when he came to the Moda Center on Tuesday afternoon that he'd likely be seeing playing time for the Trail Blazers. With Portland missing several players, McLemore had 17 points off the bench and the Blazers handed the...

Real Salt Lake beats Sporting KC, 2-1 in stoppage time

Nov. 28, 2021 17:48 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Bobby Wood directed Justin Meram's crossing pass low into the right corner in the 90th minute to give Real Salt Lake a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday in Major League Soccer's Western Conference semifinals. Coming off a...

Timbers beat Rapids on late goal to reach MLS West final

Nov. 25, 2021 19:03 PM EST

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Larrys Mabiala scored in the 90th minute and the Portland Timbers beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Thursday to advance to the Western Conference final. Portland will face the winner of the game Sunday between Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt...