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Sporting KC ties Timbers 1-1

Portland gives up goal in stoppage time to miss out on road win

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Portland Timbers forward Felipe Mora (9) celebrates after scoring a goal during the first half of an MLS soccer match against Sporting Kansas City Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Kansas City, Kan.
Portland Timbers forward Felipe Mora (9) celebrates after scoring a goal during the first half of an MLS soccer match against Sporting Kansas City Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Kansas City, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Photo Gallery

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Dániel Sallói scored in second-half stoppage time for his 12th goal of the season and Sporting Kansas City tied the Portland Timbers 1-1 on Wednesday night.

Kansas City (11-4-5) has earned just two points in its three home matches since the start of July. Portland (7-9-3) is 1-6-2 on the road this season.

Sallói was left alone on the left side and he took five touches to get to the corner of the 18-yard box for a slotted shot inside the near post.

Sallói trails Seattle forward Raúl Ruidíaz by two goals in the race for the Golden Boot.

Portland scored in the 17th minutes when Felipe Mora headed down Marvin Loría’s cross past goalkeeper Tim Melia. It was Mora’s seventh goal of the season.

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