Major League Soccer: Portland Timbers clutches a draw versus Columbus Crew

Portland Timbers succeeded in clinch a late draw against Columbus Crew with a late goal from S. Moreno.

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Portland Timbers succeeded in clinch a draw against Columbus Crew with a late goal from S. Moreno scored in the (90′) after Columbus Crew got a lead with a goal from K. Molino (37′).

The match was held on Sunday and this began at 5:00 pm UTC. The referee was Víctor Rivas who was helped by Brian Poeschel and Charles Morgante. The 4th official was Fotis Bazakos.

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Columbus Crew was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. Portland Timbers that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.

Portland Timbers was more aggressive with 60 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 3 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Portland Timbers to win the match​.

Columbus Crew shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target. On the opposite side, Portland Timbers shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Columbus Crew received 3 yellow cards (S. Moreira, L. Diaz and Cucho). On the other side, Portland Timbers received 4 yellow cards (Y. Chara, B. Tuiloma, L. Mabiala and S. Moreno).

After this match, Columbus Crew will have 41 points to stay in the 7th place. On the opposite side, Portland Timbers will have 45 points like Minnesota United to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 10'
    10'

    A. Morris

  • 25'
    25'

    Y. Chara

  • 37'
    37'

    K. Molino

    L. Zelarayan

  • 45'
    45'

    B. Tuiloma

  • 66'
    66'

    L. Mabiala

  • 68'
    68'

    L. Diaz

  • 68'
    68'

    D. Etienne

    L. Diaz

  • 68'
    68'

    J. Niezgoda

    S. Blanco

  • 71'
    71'

    S. Moreno

  • 82'
    82'

    J. Mosquera

    L. Mabiala

  • 82'
    82'

    M. Loria

    Y. Chara

  • 82'
    82'

    C. Paredes

    E. Williamson

  • 83'
    83'

    W. Sands

    P. Santos

  • 83'
    83'

    Y. Yeboah

    J. Williams

  • 89'
    89'

    Nathan Fogaca

    D. Chara

  • 90'
    90'

    Cucho

  • 90'
    90'

    Artur

    A. Morris

  • 90'
    90'

    S. Moreno

Next match

In the upcoming Major League Soccer match, Columbus Crew will host New York RB on the 1st of October with a 18-18 head to head stats.

Portland Timbers will host Los Angeles FC on the 2nd of October with a 4-3 head to head stats in favor of Portland Timbers (5 draws).

Columbus Crew: Formation and Lineups

Columbus Crew started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Caleb Porter chose to play with the following team: Eloy Room (7.3), Steven Moreira (7.1), Miloš Degenek (7.3), Josh Williams (6.5), Pedro Santos (7.1), Aidan Morris (7.4), Darlington Nagbe (7.3), Luis Díaz (7.0), Lucas Zelarayán (7.4), Kevin Molino (7.5) and Cucho Hernández (7.2).

Substitutes

Columbus Crew made 4 changes: L. Diaz for D. Etienne (68′), P. Santos for W. Sands (83′), J. Williams for Y. Yeboah (83′) and A. Morris for Artur (90′).

Top player: Kevin Molino

Probably the most impressive player in Columbus Crew was Kevin Molino.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 33 passes (81% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 2 crosses.

Portland Timbers: Formation and Lineups

Portland Timbers started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

On the other side, Giovanni Savarese played with: Aljaž Ivačič (7.0), Larrys Mabiala (6.5), Dario Župarić (6.8), Bill Tuiloma (6.8), Dairon Asprilla (6.4), Eryk Williamson (6.8), Diego Chará (7.2), Claudio Bravo (6.4), Santiago Moreno (7.0), Yimmi Chará (6.4) and Sebastián Blanco (6.4).

Substitutes

Portland Timbers made 5 changes: S. Blanco for J. Niezgoda (68′), L. Mabiala for J. Mosquera (82′), Y. Chara for M. Loria (82′), E. Williamson for C. Paredes (82′) and D. Chara for Nathan Fogaca (89′).

Top player: Diego Chará

The player who no doubt impressed Portland Timbers the most was Diego Chará.

His rating is (7.2) with 30 passes (80% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 12.

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