Asprilla, Niezgoda, Chara Score, Timbers Beat Whitecaps 3-2

Portland Timbers defender Claudio Bravo (5) tries to breaks up the run of Vancouver Whitecaps forward Déiber Caicedo (7) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, April 9, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Rich Lam/The Canadian Press via AP)
Portland Timbers defender Claudio Bravo (5) tries to breaks up the run of Vancouver Whitecaps forward Déiber Caicedo (7) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, April 9, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Rich Lam/The Canadian Press via AP)
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Dairon Asprilla scored on a first-half penalty kick and Jaroslaw Niezgoda and Yimi Chara connected in the second half in the Portland Timbers' 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night.

Aljaz Ivacic made five saves for Portland (2-2-3).

Cristian Dajome and Ryan Gauld scored for Vancouver (1-4-1).