Timbers tango with Puerto Rico tonight at PGE Park
The Portland Timbers take on the Puerto Rico Islanders tonight at PGE Park on a Miller Lite Thursday. Tonight's match will be shown live on FSN. A live audio broadcast is available here at portlandtimbers.com; with a video webcast available through USL Live.
The first 1,000 fans tonight receive a 2008 Timbers team poster on Latino Night presented by Cricket Wireless.
Click here to review tonight's match notes.
GK- Brad Knighton
D- Justin Thompson
D- Scot Thompson
D- Cameron Knowles
D- Leonard Griffin
M- Neil Dombrowski
M- Miguel Guante
M- Shawn Higgins
M- Chris Brown
F- Chris Bagley
F- Takayuki Suzuki
GK- Bill Gaudette
D- Scott Jones
D- John Krause
D- Christian Arrieta
M- Noah Delgado
M- Johnathan Steele
M- Edwin Miranda
M- Petter Villegas
F- Josh Hansen
F- Fabrice Noel
25th minute- Shot by Islander Joshua Hansen off crossbar
26th minute- Portland Substitution: Jamil Walker in for Chris Bagley
32nd minute- Puerto Rico Booking: Yellow card issued to John Krause
38th minute- Puerto Rico Goal: The Islanders take a 1-0 lead on a goal from forward Fabrice Noel. Off a long cross from Johnathan Steele from outside the 18, a leaping Noel struck it with his right foot to just inside the far post.
45th minute- Puerto Rico Goal. Off a high header from Nigel Henry, Islander forward Josh Hansen cracked a ball low to the far post from the right edge of the area.
Shots:POR- 2 PR-7
Shots on Goal:POR-1 PR-3
Corner Kicks:POR-1 PR-5
46th minute- Portland Substitutions: Lawrence Olum for Takayuki Suzuki and Tim Karalexis in for Justin Thompson.
51st minute- Portland Booking: Yellow card issued to Timber Scott Thompson.
65th minute- Incredible save by Islander goalkeeper Bill Gaudette. Cross from right side by Timber Scot Thompson, headed on just in front of the goal by Lawrence Olum. Gaudette managed to get a left hand on the ball, deflected it off the crossbar for the save.
70th minute- Off the woodwork: Jamil Walker fires one from just inside the 18, deflects off far post
74th minute- Puerto Rico Substitution: Osei Telesford and ALberto Delgado in for Peter Villegas and Fabrice Noel
76th minute- Portland Substitution: Benjamin Totori in for Jamil Walker
84th minute- Portland Booking: Yellow card issued to Timber Leonard Griffin
89th minute- Puerto Rico Substitution: Sandy Gbandi in for Johnathan Steele
Final: Puerto Rico defeats Portland 2-0