Timbers defeat Montreal in first preseason win

Eddie Johnson nets winner in 1-0 victory

Preseason Team Huddle

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Nick Doan

On a first-half goal by forward Eddie Johnson, the Portland Timbers defeated the Montreal Impact 1-0 today in a preseason scrimmage at Grande Sports World in Casa Grande, Ariz.

Johnson scored in the seventh minute and Portland’s defense, backed by goalkeeper Adin Brown, posted its second straight shutout of the preseason.

Stay tuned for a full match report coming soon to PortlandTimbers.com.