09/16/2021 at 6:06 AM CEST
The Portland Timbers and the Colorado Rapids tied at two in the match held this Thursday in the Providence Park. The Portland Timbers He arrived with the intention of reaping a new victory after winning the last two matches of the competition. The most recent was against Vancouver Whitecaps (0-1) and the other in front of Houston Dynamo (0-2) and at the moment had a streak of three consecutive victories. Regarding the Denver team, the Colorado Rapids reaped a draw to one against the LA Galaxy, adding a point in the last match held in the competition. After the match, the Portland team ranked fifth, while the Colorado Rapids, for his part, is third at the end of the duel.
During the first half there were no goals by any of the players of each team, so the result remained 0-0 during the first 45 minutes.
In the second half came the goal for the denverian team, who premiered their bright with a goal from Jonathan Lewis in minute 64. However, the Portland team reacted and equalized the contest through a goal of Blackberry at 67 minutes. However the Colorado Rapids got ahead thanks to the goal of Neighborhoods in minute 87. But later the Portland Timbers achieved the tie thanks to a goal from White in the last moments of the game, specifically in 91, thus ending the confrontation with a final score of 2-2.
The technician of the Portland Timbers, Giovanni savarese, gave entry to the field to Van rankin, Fochive and Niezgoda replacing Chará, Walls and Blackberry, while on the part of the Colorado Rapids, Robin fraser replaced Lucas Esteves, Mixed, Neighborhoods and Kellyn Acosta by Galvan, Shinyashiki, Kaye and Bassett.
A total of seven yellow cards and one red card were seen in the match. The Portland players showed a yellow card to White, Tuiloma, Walls and Steve Clark and red card to Tuiloma (2 yellow). For its part, the Denver team was reprimanded with yellow to Trusty, Kaye and Abubakar.
After this tie at the end of the match, the Portland Timbers it was placed in the fifth position of the table with 34 points, occupying a place of access to a playoff place for the title. For his part, Colorado Rapids with this point he got the third place with 43 points, with a qualifying position for a knockout place for the championship at the end of the duel.
On the next round of Major League Soccer, both the Colorado Rapids As the Portland Timbers will play a new game against him Vancouver Whitecaps and the Los Angeles FC respectively.
Data sheetPortland Timbers:Steve Clark, & Zcaron; upari & cacute ;, Mabiala, Bravo, Tuiloma, Paredes (Fochive, min.76), Chará (Van Rankin, min.46), Blanco, Asprilla, Chará (Van Rankin, min.46) and Mora (Niezgoda , min. 94)Colorado Rapids:Yarbrough, Wilson, Trusty, Rosenberry, Bassett (Kellyn Acosta, min.76), Price, Abubakar, Kaye (Barrios, min.76), Jonathan Lewis, Shinyashiki (Mezquida, min.76) and Galván (Lucas Esteves, min. 57)Stadium:Providence ParkGoals:Jonathan Lewis (0-1, min. 64), Mora (1-1, min. 67), Barrios (1-2, min. 87) and Blanco (2-2, min. 91)