Timbers2 earn 2-0 shutout victory against Colorado Rapids 2 at Providence Park

Florian Monzón scored his team-leading ninth goal of the season.

PORTLAND, Ore. – Timbers2 earned a 2-0 shutout victory against Colorado Rapids 2 at Providence Park on Sunday night. The victory marked T2’s fourth clean sheet of the 2023 campaign. Additionally, Florian Monzón tallied his ninth goal of the season for Portland.

Goal-Scoring Plays
POR – Michael Edwards (own goal), 52nd minute: Diego Gutierrez sprinted through the right wing and dribbled into the 18-yard box before crossing a ball that was eventually deflected by Rapids 2 defender Michael Edwards. The ball ended in the back of the net. 

POR – Florian Monzón, 74th minute: Florian Monzón challenged the Rapids 2 goalkeeper inside the six-yard box before heading the ball into the middle of the goal. 

Next Match
Next up, T2 will travel to take on the Tacoma Defiance at Starfire Sports Stadium on Monday, Sept. 4. Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. (Pacific) with a live stream available on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app.

Timbers2 (10-13-1, 31pts) vs. Colorado Rapids 2 (15-4-5, 54pts)
Aug. 27, 2023 – Providence Park (Portland, Ore.

Scoring Summary:
POR: Michael Edwards (own goal), 52
POR: Florian Monzón, 74

Misconduct Summary:
POR: Ikoba (caution), 56
POR: Caliskan (caution), 68
POR: Caliskan (ejected), 82

POR: GK Sulte, D Rasmussen (Jura, 90), D Bravo, D Ferdinand, D Jones-Riley, M Griffith ©, M Caliskan, M Shaul, (Vang, 73), F McCartney (Penn, 61), F Ikoba (Monzón, 61), F Gutierrez (Pope, 73)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Bilichuk, D Dunne, D Weber, F Miscic

TOTAL SHOTS: 15 (Dawson, 3); SHOTS ON GOAL: 4 (four players tied, 1); FOULS: 10 (Caliskan, 3); OFFSIDES: 4; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 4

COL: GK Beaudry, D Flores, D Edwards, D Garcia (Malone, 65), D Serna (Batiste, 65), M Larraz, M Amadou, M Aguirre (Walti, 79), F Hanya, F Cabral, F Vargas (Caique, 79)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Helleren, D Campagnolo, D Chavarria, D Dormoh

TOTAL SHOTS: 12 (Cabral, 5); SHOTS ON GOAL: 5 (Cabral, 2); FOULS: 7 (Vargas, 2); OFFSIDES: 1; CORNER KICKS: 4; SAVES: 2

Referee: Elijio Aguirre
Assistant Referees: Melissa Gonzalez, Peter Hanson
Fourth Official: Justin St. Pierre

All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial.