NEW YORK CITY – The Portland Timbers defeated New York City FC 1-0 before 23,651 fans at Yankee Stadium on Saturday evening, recording their second clean-sheet victory in the team’s last four games played. With the 1-0 win, the Timbers moved into first place in the Western Conference standings with 44 points, two points clear of Seattle Sounders FC.
SANDY, Utah – Concluding a three-game road stretch, the Portland Timbers fell 2-1 against Real Salt Lake before 19,677 fans at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday night. Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri scored the team’s lone goal of the match, with the midfielder setting a new MLS record by scoring in his eighth consecutive game.
PORTLAND, Ore. – The Portland Timbers defeated Orlando City SC 3-0 before a sold-out crowd of 21,144 fans at Providence Park on Sunday night, with the team winning its fourth straight home game since Aug. 6. Midfielder Diego Valeri scored a brace in the win, becoming the first midfielder in MLS history to score 20 goals in a single season, while forward Darren Mattocks also added a goal.