MLS Review: Timbers win again

first_imgMLS MLS Review: Timbers win sixth straight, Techera scores hat-trick Dejan Kalinic 12:24 5/27/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) DiegoValeri - Cropped Getty Images MLS Portland Timbers Seattle Sounders v Real Salt Lake Vancouver Whitecaps v New England New York RB v Philadelphia Union Orlando City v Chicago Fire Minnesota United FC v Montreal Impact Colorado Rapids v Portland Timbers Los Angeles v DC United New England New York RB Colorado Rapids Los Angeles Montreal Impact Real Salt Lake Minnesota United FC Seattle Sounders Vancouver Whitecaps Philadelphia Union Orlando City Chicago Fire DC United A brace from Samuel Armenteros helped the surging Timbers past the Colorado Rapids The Portland Timbers continued their winning streak in MLS, while Cristian Techera scored a hat-trick for the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.The Timbers extended their run to six straight wins thanks to a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rapids.Samuel Armenteros opened the scoring for Portland approaching the half-hour mark, finding the top corner after a brilliant turn. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now But the Rapids found an immediate response, Julio Cascante turning a cross into his own net.An Armenteros header restored the Timbers’ lead before Diego Valeri made it 3-1 after a counter-attack.Yannick Boli netted a late penalty for Colorado, but Portland closed out their win to move into third in the Western Conference.In Vancouver, Techera struck a second-half hat-trick to help the Whitecaps draw 3-3 against the New England Revolution.An Ali Ghazal own goal and Cristian Penilla strike had New England in control early in the second half.But Techera dragged the hosts level with two goals in three minutes, finishing a Marcel de Jong cross before scrambling in a second.Teal Bunbury restored the Revolution’s lead in the 59th minute, only for Techera to put away a Yordy Reyna cross to make it 3-3.240 seconds of action-packed-rollercoaster-highlights— Vancouver Whitecaps (@WhitecapsFC) May 26, 2018A 10-man Los Angeles FC held on for a 1-1 draw at home to DC United to continue their solid start to the season.Real Salt Lake overcame the Seattle Sounders 1-0, the New York Red Bulls and Philadelphia Union drew 0-0 and Chicago Fire beat Orlando City 2-1.Minnesota United scored twice in the second half to record a 2-0 win at home to the Montreal Impact.last_img read more