Timbers2 earn 3-1 win over Whitecaps FC 2 at Providence Park


Timbers2 earned their second win of the season with a 3-1 victory over Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 at Providence Park on Sunday afternoon. After conceding first in the match, T2 scored three unanswered goals to secure three points at home. Michael Vang, Victor Griffith and Florián Monzóneach scored their first career goals for Portland. 

Goal-Scoring Plays

VAN – Levonte Johnson (Jean-Claude Ngando), 40th minute: Jean-Claude Ngando dribbled into the box and towards the endline from the left side and played a pass across the six-yard box. Levonte Johnson got to the near post and finished a one-touch shot. 
POR – Michael Vang (Blake Pope), 44th minute: Black Pope received the ball on the left side and laid off a pass towards the top of the box for Michael Vang, who curled a first-time finish into the top right corner of the goal. 

POR – Victor Griffith (penalty kick), 45+4 minute: 
*Vancouver conceded a foul in the box, awarding T2 a penalty kick. Victor Griffith stepped up and converted the attempt.

POR – Florián Monzón (Michael Vang), 57th minute: Michael Vang sent a T2 corner kick towards the near post. Florián Monzón drove a header into the corner of the goal.

Next Match

T2 will travel to face Galaxy II on Sunday, May 21 at Dignity Health Sports Park. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. (Pacific) with a stream available on www.mlsnextpro.com.

Timbers2 (2-5-0, 6pts) vs Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2 (4-3-1, 14pts)

May 14, 2023 – Providence Park (Portland, Ore.)

Scoring Summary

VAN: Johnson (Ngando), 40
POR: Vang (Pope), 44
POR: Griffith (penalty kick), 45+4
POR: Monzón (Vang), 57

Misconduct Summary

VAN: Boehmer (caution), 45+3
VAN: Greco-Taylor (caution), 72
POR: Griffith (caution), 82
POR: Rasmussen (caution), 90+2


POR: GK Bilichuk, D Bravo, D Clegg, D Ferdinand, M Pope (Rasmussen, 46), M Vang (Moreno, 71), M Griffith, M Bonilla (Jones-Riley, 28), F Miscic (Gutierrez, 46), F Monzón, F Penn (McCartney, 60)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Miller, D Kubrakov, D McDowd, M Elizalde

TOTAL SHOTS: 13 (Monzón, 3); SHOTS ON GOAL: 4 (four players tied, 1); FOULS: 12 (three players tied, 3); OFFSIDES: 0; CORNER KICKS: 4; SAVES: 5

VAN: GK Boehmer, D Greco-Taylor, D Ndakala, D Masi, D Bah (Wathuta, 81), M Habibullah, M Johnston, M Fry (Aguillar, 59), M Johnson, F Amanda (Hanson, 46), F Ngando

Substitutes Not Used: GK Anchor, D Gherasimencov, D Dasovic, D Campagna

TOTAL SHOTS: 17 (Habibullah, 6); SHOTS ON GOAL: 6 (three players tied, 2); FOULS: 10 (Johnson, 2); OFFSIDES: 1; CORNER KICKS: 6; SAVES: 1

Referee: Karen Callado
Assistant Referees: CJ Koll, Cephas Quartson
Fourth Official: Aidan Velasco
Weather: Sunny, 90 degrees

All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial.