The Portland Timbers captured the club’s first-ever MLS Cup on Sunday in Columbus, Ohio, with a 2-1 win over Columbus Crew SC.
Here’s how it all went down:
Valeri capitalizes on Clark’s historic blunder
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Timbers take 2-0 lead within opening 10 minutes on unmarked header after questionable no-call; fans hurl objects onto field
Kamara, Crew respond to make it 2-1
Physical first half, including NFL-like tackling
Timbers denied third goal by a possible handball …
… by the post …
… and then by a better version of Clark
But it doesn’t matter; Timbers capture 2015 title
Sporting KC connection