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Stumptown Footy Feb 22, 2015

Portland Timbers Implode in 1-0 Preseason Loss to Vancouver Whitecaps

The Portland Timbers' "friendly" match against the Vancouver Whitecaps was anything but as the two teams slugged it out in a physical affair that ended with an unsatisfactory 1-0 loss for the home team. Early on in the match the Timbers were dictating play and getting forward at will as the Whitecaps struggled to get on the ball and break out of their end. With the game turning increasingly physical as the Whitecaps tried to assert themselves on the run of play, it was only fitting that the opening goal would come from a free kick. After a mid-air collision between Rodney Wallace and Mauro...