Timbers. Galaxy. Match-ups between the two Western Conference foes are always eventful, and Sunday's matinee on national TV (and even an international audience in the UK on Sky Sports) was no exception. It came down to the very end, with each side finding the back of the net in the closing minutes to leave this one knotted. From start to finish, through the elements, this was a battle. You could even call it a start to March Madness.
Here's a snapshot of #PORvLA on social media.
Portland. A magical footballing fan atmosphere by any global standard #TheTingling— Men in Blazers (@MenInBlazers) March 15, 2015
Terrific finish by Adi, but that was a Timbers team goal on the break. Nagbe's backheel=filthy. Portland 1:0 LA.— Grant Wahl (@GrantWahl) March 15, 2015
Words often feel truly inadequate for describing the things that Darlington Nagbe can do with a soccer ball. #RCTID— Stacey Neve (@staceysneve) March 15, 2015
Oh this game. Oh. This. Game. #PORvLA— Zack Lindquist (@zacklind) March 16, 2015