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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...

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...

Asprilla channels his grief into big season for Portland

Nov. 17, 2021 19:02 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Because Dairon Asprilla's father was never able to see his son play for the Timbers, the Portland forward brings a memento of him to every game. Under his jersey, Asprilla wears a T-shirt bearing Arcadio Asprilla's picture and a heart. When...

Portland eliminates San Jose from playoff race with 2-0 win

Oct. 28, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dairon Asprilla had a striking bicycle kick goal and the Portland Timbers eliminated the San Jose Earthquakes from playoff contention with a 2-0 victory Wednesday night. The Timbers (15-13-4) snapped a three-game losing streak as they try to hold...