Portland earns additional point with 5-4 shootout win

PORTLAND, Ore. - Timbers2 and Whitecaps 2 played to a 2-2 draw in regulation on Wednesday night at Providence Park. Selmir Miscic and Ian Shaul scored a first-half goal each for the Timbers with assists from Victor Griffith and Sawyer Jura.

With the match ending in a draw, the two teams went to a penalty kick shootout to determine who would earn an additional point. Portland prevailed with a 5-4 shootout win to earn two points from the match. Tega Ikoba, Diego Gutierrez, Justin Rasmussen, Dawson McCartney, and Carlos Vivas all converted their penalty kicks from the spot.

Goal-Scoring Plays
POR – Selmir Miscic (Victor Griffith), 25th minute:
Selmir Miscic fired a right-footed shot from inside of the box to the top left corner of the goal. Miscic was assisted by Victor Griffith with a cross.

VAN – Gio (Simon Becher), 32nd minute: With an assist by Simon Becher, Gio shot a right-footed shot to the lower right corner of the goal.

POR – Ian Shaul (Sawyer Jura), 37th minute: Ian Shaul scored a header goal from the center of the box from a cross sent by Sawyer Jura.

VAN – Simon Becher, 90th minute: From a set piece play, Simon Becher drilled a shot with his right foot into the center of the goal.

Next Game
Next up, T2 will travel to face Tacoma Defiance at Starfire Sports Complex in Tukwila, Washington, on Sunday, September 18. Beginning at 7 p.m. (Pacific), the match will be streamed on www.mlsnextpro.com.

Timbers2 (1-18-4, 11pts) vs. Whitecaps FC 2 (7-9-8, 32pts)
September 14, 2022 – Providence Park (Portland, Ore.)

Scoring Summary:
POR: Miscic (Griffith), 25
VAN: Gio (Becher), 32
POR: Shaul (Jura), 37
VAN: Becher, 90

Misconduct Summary:
POR: Vivas, (caution), 39
VAN: Vasco, (caution), 42
POR: Shaul, (caution), 45
POR: Ortellao, (caution), 63
POR: Jura, (caution), 83
POR: Griffith, (caution), 86
POR: McCartney, (caution), 88
POR: Haugli, (caution), 90

POR: GK Vom Steeg, D Haugli, D Jome (Rasmussen, 45), D Jura, D Ortellao (Bravo, 64), D Vivas, M Griffith, M McCartney, M Miscic (Gutierrez, 45), M Shaul, F Zellefrow (Ikoba, 45)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Lawrence, D Bravo, D Dunne, M Enriquez, M Mendoza, M Moreno

TOTAL SHOTS: 15 (Ikoba, Tega, 3); SHOTS ON GOAL: 7 (Tega, Rasmussen,2); FOULS: 19 (Jura, 4); OFFSIDES: 1; CORNER KICKS: 2 ; SAVES: 5

VAN: GK Boehmer, D Dasovic, D Masi, D Ndakala, M Ahmed, M Aguilar, M Becher, M Fry, M White, F Brienza (Ongaro, 69), F Hanson (Collomb, 45)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Anchor, D Pipe, D Gherasimencov, D Bah, F Rakic

TOTAL SHOTS: 17 (Brienza, 4); SHOTS ON GOAL: 7 (Brienza, 3); FOULS: 13 (Becher, 3); OFFSIDES: 2; CORNER KICKS: 5; SAVES: 5

Referee: Victor Rivas
Assistant Referees: Brian Poeschel, CJ Morgante
4th Official: Fotis Bazakos
Weather: Sunny, 74 degrees

All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial