COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Timbers2 fell 4-2 in their road match against Colorado Rapids 2 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Sunday night. Noel Caliskan scored his team-leading second goal of the season and assisted on Jaden Jones-Riley's first professional goal. T2 will return home to host LAFC2 at Providence Park on Sunday, April 23. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. (Pacific) and will be streamed live on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app.
COL – Calvin Harris (Marlon Vargas), 5th minute: Vargas floated the ball up to the back post and Calvin Harris headed it into the back of the net.
COL – Yosuke Hanya (penalty kick), 54th minute: T2 conceded a foul in the box. Yosuke Hanya converted the penalty-kick attempt for Rapids 2.
POR – Noel Caliskan (Tristan Weber), 73rd minute: From the left side,TristanWeber crossed the ball towards the top of the 18-yard box. Noel Caliskan finished it with a one-time shot into the lower right corner of the goal.
COL – Michael Edwards (Blake Malone), 74th minute: Off of a Rapids 2 free kick from distance, Blake Malone headed the ball diagonally to the far post for Michael Edwards to head into the back of the net.
POR – Jaden Jones-Riley (Noel Caliskan), 80th minute: Noel Caliskan slipped a pass to the corner of the 18-yard box for JadenJones-Riley, who took several touches and fired a left-footed curling shot into the upper left corner of the net.
COL – Calvin Harris (Pariss Mitchell), 86th minute: Pariss Mitchell lifted a through ball for Calvin Harris to run onto. After collecting the ball, Harris dribbled into the left side of the box and drilled a right-footed shot low and into the corner of the goal.
T2 will return home to host LAFC2 at Providence Park on Sunday, April 23. Kickoff is set for 5 p.m. (Pacific) and will be streamed live on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app.**
Timbers2 (0-3-0, 0pts) at Colorado Rapids 2 (3-0-0, 6pts)**
April 9, 2023 – Dick's Sporting Goods Park (Commerce City, Colo.)
Goals by Half 1 2 F
Timbers2 0 2 2
Colorado Rapids 2 1 3 4
COL: Harris (Vargas), 5
COL: Hanya (penalty kick), 54
POR: Caliskan (Weber), 73
COL: Edwards (Malone), 74
POR: Jones-Riley (Caliskan), 80
COL: Harris (Mitchell), 86
POR: Clegg (caution), 54
POR: Ferdinand (caution), 74
POR: GK Bilichuk, D Bravo, D Clegg, D Ferdinand, D Pope (Moreno, 90), M Caliskan, M Griffith, M Weber, M Vang (Jones-Riley, 62), F Miscic, F Penn (Elizalde, 88)
Substitutes Not Used: GK Miller, D Kubrakov, D McDowd
TOTAL SHOTS: 7 (Miscic, Bravo, 2); SHOTS ON GOAL: 4 (four players tied, 1); FOULS: 10 (three players tied, 2); OFFSIDES: 2; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 4
COL: GK llic, D Chacon, D Edwards (Amadou, 81), D Markanich (Travis, 81), M Aguirre, M Anderson, M Gersbach (Malone, 62), M Larraz (Miller, 80), F Hanya, F Harris, F Vargas (Mitchell, 81)
Substitutes Not Used: GK Rodriguez, D Batiste, D Flores, F Caique
TOTAL SHOTS: 11 (Harris, 7); SHOTS ON GOAL: 8 (Harris, 5); FOULS: 9 (Larraz, 2); OFFSIDES: 1; CORNER KICKS: 2; SAVES: 2
Referee: Malik Badawi
Assistant Referees: Melissa Beck, Hunter Zachwieja
Fourth Official: Patricia McCracken
Weather: Mostly sunny, 65 degrees
All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial