Colorado at Portland, Sept. 20

Match Recap

PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers took advantage of one of their few opportunities on the night to produce a 1-0 victory Friday over the Colorado Rapids in a crucial matchup for both teams’ playoff positioning.

It was a 13th-minute Colorado giveaway in their own half that led to a classy Diego Valeri chip over goalkeeper Clint Irwin for the game’s only goal of the night in front of an enthusiastic crowd at JELD-WEN Field. FULL MATCH RECAP

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Goal: Diego Valeri puts Portland up 1-0