Share this story...
Latest News
Major League Soccer
Home | Scoreboard | Match Schedule | Standings | Clubs | Transfers | Player Leaders
 Full TimeKPDX/ALT
ColoradoCOL
2
 
3
PortlandPOR
 0-1S. Armenteros  29'
J. Cascante (og) 31' 1-1 
 1-2S. Armenteros  37'
 1-3D. Valeri  56'
Y. Boli (p) 90+9' 2-3 
PORS. Armenteros  29' 0-1
PORJ. Cascante (og) 31' 1-1
PORS. Armenteros  37' 1-2
PORD. Valeri  56' 1-3
COLY. Boli (p) 90+9' 2-3
HT: 1-2
Dick's Sporting Goods Park (Attendance: 17,424)
Referee: Sorin Stoica
Preview  |  Stats  |  Match Report

Armenteros scores twice, Timbers win 6th straight

(AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) Samuel Armenteros scored twice and the Portland Timbers extended their franchise-record winning streak to six with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night.

Armenteros flicked Sebastian Blanco's pass around defender Danny Wilson and then beat him to it for a chip finish that opened the scoring for Portland (6-3-2) in the 29th minute.

Julio Cascante gave one back to Colorado (2-7-2) in the 31st with an own goal on a stab attempt to clear away Edgar Castillo's cross.

Armenteros made it 2-1 in the 37th minute, heading back Tim Howard's attempt to punch away Blanco's cross.

Diego Valeri settled Blanco's diagonal cross and slotted one past Howard in the 57th minute to make it 3-1.

Yannick Boli cut Colorado's deficit to one with a penalty kick in the ninth minute of stoppage time but referee Sorin Stoica blew the final whistle before allowing play to resume.

Colorado has lost six in a row, its longest such streak since losing seven straight in 2014.

Updated May 26, 2018

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2018 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.