RECAP | Timbers2 battle in 4-3 loss against MNUFC2 at Providence Park

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Mataeo Bunbury scores a brace, Kyle Linhares notches second goal of the season

PORTLAND, Ore. – Despite a brace from Mataeo Bunbury and a goal from Kyle Linhares, Timbers2 fell in a hard-fought match against MNUFC2 4-3 at Providence Park on Sunday afternoon. Bunbury notched his first two goals of the season while Linhares tallied his second of the 2024 campaign.

Goal-Scoring Plays

MNUFC – Patrick Weah (Molik Khan), 12th minute: Khan passed the ball to the right side of the box to Weah, who slipped the ball by two Portland defenders and into lower-right corner of the goal.

POR – Mataeo Bunbury (Keesan Ferdinand), 23rd minute: Off a long ball from Ferdinand, Bunbury took a touch on the ball over Minnesota’s goalkeeper and finished the play in the left-footed shot into the goal.

POR – Mataeo Bunbury (Noah Santos), 29th minute: Santos dribbled onto to the top of the box and sent the ball right to Bunbury, who positioned the ball inside the box. He hit a left-footed shot that was deflected by a Minnesota defender before going inside the goal-line.

MNUFC – Carlos Harvey, 63rd minute: Harvey took possession of a loose ball outside the box and shot a right-footed shot into the lower-left corner.

MNUFC – Carlos Harvey (penalty kick), 66th minute: Portland conceded a foul in the box. Harvey converted the penalty kick.

MNUFC – Carlos Harvey (penalty kick), 82nd minute: Portland conceded a foul in the box. Harvey converted the penalty kick.

POR – Kyle Linhares, 92nd minute: Linhares took control of a loose ball in the box and hit a right-footed shot into the lower-right corner of the goal.

Next Game

Up next, Timbers2 will travel to take on Los Angeles Football Club 2 on Sunday, April 28 at Titan Stadium. The match will kick off at 1 p.m. (Pacific) with a stream on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app.

Timbers2 (1-2-3, 7pts) vs. Rapids 2 (1-2-0, 3pts)

April 21, 2024 – Providence Park (Portland, Ore.)

Scoring Summary:
MNUFC: Weah (Khan), 12
POR: Bunbury (Ferdinand), 23
POR: Bunbury (Santos), 29
MNUFC: Harvey, 63
MNUFC: Harvey (penalty-kick), 66
MNUFC: Harvey (penalty-kick), 82
POR: Linhares, 90+2

Misconduct Summary:
MNUFC: Weah (caution), 7
POR: Moreno (caution), 46
MNUFC: Romanshyn (caution), 67
POR: Ferdinand (caution), 75
POR: Miller (caution), 81
POR: Clegg (caution), 89
MNUFC: Dodson (caution), 90

POR: GK Miller, D Neville, D Rad (Clegg, 80), D Ferdinand ©, D Pope, M Linhares, M Moreno (Enriquez, 55), M Johnston (Eisenberg, 81), F Bunbury, F Mendoza (Penn, 61), F Santos (Jones-Riley, 55)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Deisenhofer, D Manzo, D Jura, M Najib

TOTAL SHOTS: 13 (Bunbury, 4); SHOTS ON GOAL: 8 (Bunbury, 3); FOULS: 12 (Neville, 2); OFFSIDES: 3; CORNER KICKS: 4; SAVES: 1

MNUFC: GK Smir ©, D McRobb (Gasho, 83), D Duggan, D Fischer, D Dodson, M Romasnhyn (Arias, 83), M Harvey, M Khan, F Randell (Heckenlaible, 71), F Weah (Banks, 55), F Mesanvi

Substitutes Not Used: GK Kelly, M Cruz

TOTAL SHOTS: 14 (Harvey, 6); SHOTS ON GOAL: 5 (Harvey, 3); FOULS: 24 (Romanshadyn, Weah, 5); OFFSIDES: 2; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 5

Referee: Jaclyn Metz
Assistant Referees: Eric Krueger, Karsten Gillwald
Fourth Official: Christopher Calderon

All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial.