Hassoun Camara scored on a bicycle kick and the Montreal Impact won their second straight on the road to open the season, earning a 2-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Saturday night.
The Timbers came back to force a 3-3 draw against the visiting New York Red Bulls Sunday night. Jose Valencia scored the final goal in the 83rd minute.
The Timbers overcame two early goals by Fabian Espindola to forge a 3-all draw with the New York Red Bulls in both teams' Major League Soccer season opener on Sunday night.
New head coach Caleb Porter has named Will Johnson, one of the new members of the club, the team captain.
It really is a new start for the Timbers as on Sunday they will debut a new coach, a new captain, a new style of play and yes new uniforms.
The Portland Timbers won the cup on the field last year, but now, the Timbers Army is worried they'll lose it to Major League Soccer. A trademark fight has broken out. Click on the "Play Video" button to watch this story.
Portland Timbers forward Bright Dike will miss a significant part of the Major League Soccer season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
The Cascadia Cup, created in 2004 by soccer supporters to celebrate the rich rivalry between clubs in Seattle, Portland and Vancouver, is now the unexpected center of a conflict between those groups and Major League Soccer.
U.S. Women’s National Team star and Alex Morgan will play for the Portland Thorns when a new women’s professional soccer league starts up in the spring.
Eight of the nine matches in Week 3, March 16-17, are between regional foes. That includes the league champion Los Angeles Galaxy against Chivas USA, Houston at FC Dallas, and Portland at Seattle.
The new professional women's soccer club will be named the Portland Thorns FC, officials announced Thursday.
While it was a disappointing second season for the Portland Timbers, there is reason for hope.
Chris Wondolowski tied the MLS single-season record with his 27th goal and the San Jose Earthquakes wrapped up the regular season with a 1-1 draw against the Portland Timbers on Saturday night.
The Timbers (8-16-9) won for the first time on the road this season and ended a six-game losing streak before a disappointed sellout crowd of 21,000 at B.C. Place Stadium.