18' - Rapids' rookie Dillon Powers puts Colorado up early with a 25-yard laser strike.
In the 47th minute, Colorado receives a penalty call on this break for goal by Tony Cascio.
48' - Rapids captain Hendry Thomas converts ensuing penalty.
But the Timbers weren't finished. In the 55th minute, forward Ryan Johnson played in a beautiful ball to an unmarked Will Johnson who easily heads the ball past Colorado's Irwin to make it 2-1.
64' - Timbers goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts keeps the match close with a beautiful diving stop.
71' - After a long overdue penalty call goes the Timbers way, Timbers captain Will Johnson converts for his second goal of the match and to make it 2-2.