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SAN JOSE, Calif. – Despite goals from Cristhian Paredes and Bill Tuiloma, the Portland Timber lost 3-2 to the San Jose Earthquakes Wednesday night at PayPal Park.

Match Moments

11' - CHANCE (POR) - Yimmi Chara pounced on a deflected ball outside the SJ box and did a clever give-and-go with Santiago Moreno to get free in the box but his shot was high over the bar.

18' - GOAL (POR) - The Timbers took a 1-0 lead in the 18th minute when Marvin Loría's corner kick found Cristhian Paredes to flick on a header underneath the crossbar and into the back of the net.

24' - CHANCE (POR) - SJ goalkeeper J.T. Marcinkowski was a little casual with a back pass that forward Nathan Fogaça raced into pressure and almost knocked away but Marcinkowski managed to pass away out of trouble.

28' - CHANCE (POR) - Y. Chara forced a turnover just inside the center circle and passed quickly to Fogaça for a 2-on-1 attack. Fogaça fired a swerving shot from 25-yards out that narrowly missed the right post.

31' - GOAL (SJ) - Earthquakes forward Jeremy Ebobisse, dribbling along the near side of the 18-yard box, spun and crossed a ball into the middle that Jackson Yueill made a diving header to tie the score at 1-1.

34' - CHANCE (POR) - Fogaça fought for a turnover from an SJ defender where Y. Chara collected the loose ball to pass out to his left for Paredes. Paredes went in direct on goal but his shot was saved by Marcinkowski.

37' - SAVE (POR) - Goalkeeper Aljaz Ivacic got down to make a diving save on a curling free kick from Quakes midfielder Cristian Espinoza.

44' - GOAL (SJ) - The Earthquakes took a 2-1 lead as they broke out on a counterattack following a Portland corner kick, with Cade Cowell passing to Jamiro Montero to slot it inside the right post.

54' - CHANCE (POR) - Defender Bill Tuiloma curled a 30-yard free kick around the outside of the SJ wall towards the far post but Marcinkowski dove to parry the ball away.

56' - GOAL (POR) - Moments later, Tuiloma equalized for Portland when he leaped high to head in a corner kick delivery from Eryk Williamson and make the score 2-2.

78' - CHANCE (POR) - Portland sped upfield with a counter attack as a ball was sprayed out wide right to Williamson. Williamson found Fogaça centrally atop the box but his shot was saved by Marcinkowski.

80' - GOAL (SJ) - San Jose went up 3-2 when a rolled in cross from Espinoza deflected off some traffic in front of the net where Montero then tapped in the loose ball.


The Portland Timbers return home Sunday, May 22 to host the Philadelphia Union at Providence Park (7pm PT, TICKETS, FS1).

Portland Timbers (3-4-6, 15pts) at San Jose Earthquakes (3-5-4, 13pts)
May 18, 2022 – PayPal Park (San Jose, Calif.)

Scoring Summary: 
POR: Paredes (Loría), 18
SJ: Yueill (Ebobisse), 31
SJ: Monteiro (Cowell), 44
POR: Tuiloma (Williamson), 56
SJ: Monteiro, 80

Misconduct Summary:
POR: Zuparic (caution), 35
SJ: Remedi (caution), 59
SJ: Lopez (caution), 66
POR: Rasmussen (caution), 70
POR: Williamson (caution), 90+5

POR: GK Ivacic, D Bonilla, D Tuiloma, D Zuparic, D Rasmussen, M Paredes, M D. Chara © (Asprilla, 79), Y. Chara (Ayala, 85), M Moreno (Blanco, 45), M Loría (Williamson, 45), F Fogaça (Ikoba, 89)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Bingham, D McGraw 

TOTAL SHOTS: 9 (Paredes, Tuiloma, 3); SHOTS ON GOAL: 5 (Paredes, Tuiloma, 2); FOULS: 15 (Fogaça, 3); OFFSIDES: 0; CORNER KICKS: 1; SAVES: 1

SJ: GK Marcinkowski, D Lopez, D Calvo, D Nathan, D Marie (Thompson, 75), M Remedi (Judson, 88), M Cowell (Kikanovic, 69), M Yueill, M Monteiro, M Espinoza (Salinas, 88), F Ebobisse

Substitutes Not Used: GK Bersano, D Beason, M Gregus, M Lopez, F Bouda

TOTAL SHOTS: 17 (Monteiro, 4); SHOTS ON GOAL: 4 (Monteiro, 2); FOULS: 16 (Kikanovic, 3); OFFSIDES: 0; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 3

Referee: Lukasz Szpala
Assistant Referees: Frank Anderson, Chris Elliot
Fourth Official: Brandon Stevis
VAR: Rosendo Mendoza
Attendance: 11,788
Weather: Sunny, 77

All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial


  • Tonight’s loss snapped an unbeaten streak of seven straight matches against the Earthquakes dating back to 2019. It was the longest unbeaten run by either team against the other in MLS play with Portland also going unbeaten in the first seven meetings (W2 D5) from 2011 to April 2013.
  • Portland holds a 15-6-9 record over San Jose.
  • The Timbers played their second consecutive midweek match on the road tonight, playing three matches in a nine-day span.
  • Tuiloma tallied his team-leading fourth goal of the season, scoring in a second consecutive match.
  • Tuiloma is tied for second-most headed goals in the league this season with three.
  • Five of Tuiloma’s eight career goals in MLS have been headed goals. 
  • Cristhian Paredes scored his second goal of the 2022 campaign, scoring in a second consecutive match. 
  • Eryk Williamson recorded his third assist of the season. 
  • Williamson has tallied three assists in the last two matches for Portland.
  • Williamson has tallied four assists against San Jose, the most assists against any team for the midfielder.
  • Marvin Loría tallied his second assist in the 2022 campaign.
  • Seven Timbers have scored two or more goals this season – Tuiloma (4), Jaroslaw Niezgoda (3), Yimmi Chara (3), Sebastian Blanco (2), Paredes (2), Nathan Fogaça (2) and Dairon Asprilla (2).
  • Seven different players have tallied at least one assist for Portland this season – Y. Chara (4), Blanco (4), Williamson (3), Loría (2), Santiago Moreno (2), Paredes (2) and Diego Chara (1).