RECAP | Timbers2 suffer 2-1 road loss against North Texas SC

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Keesean Ferdinand tallies lone goal for Portland

ARLINGTON, Tex. – Playing on the road, Timbers2 fell to North Texas SC 2-1 at Choctaw Stadium on Saturday night. Keesean Ferdinand scored the lone goal for Portland in the 56th minute, tallying his first goal for the club.

Goal-Scoring Plays

NTX – Diego Garcia (Enes Sali), 8th minute: Tarik Scott dispossessed T2 defender Kaveh Rad and drove the ball forward before crossing it into the six-yard box. Enes Sali took a touch to pass the ball to Diego Garcia, who finished the play by slotting the ball into the back of the net.

NTX – Pedrinho, 34th minute: Pedrinho took possession off a long pass from T2 goalkeeper Trey Muse and dribbled onto the right side of the box. He took left-footed shot, curling the ball into the left side of the goal.

POR – Keesean Ferdinand (Harvey Neville),56th minute: Harvey Neville sent long ball into the six-yard box through a free kick to find Keesean Ferdinand, who headed the ball into the lower-right corner of the goal.

Next Game

Following a bye week, T2 will return home to host Houston Dynamo 2 at Providence Park on Friday, May 31. The match is set to kick off at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific) and will be streamed on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app.

Timbers2 (3-4-3, 13pts) vs. North Texas SC (4-1-4, 19pts)

May 18, 2024 – Choctaw Stadium (Arlington, Tex.)

Scoring Summary:
NTX: Garcia (Sali), 8
NTX: Pedrinho, 34
POR: Ferdinand (Neville), 56

Misconduct Summary:
POR: Moreno (caution), 27
POR: Jura (caution), 51
POR: Johnston (caution), 53
NTX: Molina (caution), 59
NTX: Pedrinho (caution), 61
POR: Clegg (caution), 79
NTX: Ramirez (caution), 90+4

POR: GK Muse, D Jura, D Clegg, D Rad (Ferdinand, 45), D Pope (Eisenberg, 72), D Neville, M Moreno (Johnston, 45), M Enriquez (Bunbury, 89), F Linhares, F Penn, F Santos (Jones-Riley, 60)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Bilichuk, D A. Mendoza, M C. Mendoza, M Najib

TOTAL SHOTS: 16 (Penn, 4); SHOTS ON GOAL: 6 (Pope, 2); FOULS: 12 (three players tied, 2); OFFSIDES: 3; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 2

NTX: GK Collodi, D Gordon, D Humphrey, D Molina (Westergren, 71), D Parker, M Garcia, M Mendonca (Urzua, 87), M Pondeca (Zanne, 71), F Sali (Baran, 87), F Scott, F Pedrinho (Ramirez, 87)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Darub, F Taboada, F Pepi, F Orejarena

TOTAL SHOTS: 12 (Sali, 3); SHOTS ON GOAL: 4 (four players tied, 1); FOULS: 19 (Garcia, 4); OFFSIDES: 2; CORNER KICKS: 6; SAVES: 5

Referee: Mario Maric
Assistant Referees: Jospeh Jeffers, Emily Gomez
Fourth Official: Habeeb Hooshmand

All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial.