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Timbers beat Whitecaps 3-2

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Portland Timbers defender Claudio Bravo (5) tries to breaks up the run of Vancouver Whitecaps forward D?iber Caicedo (7) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, April 9, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Portland Timbers defender Claudio Bravo (5) tries to breaks up the run of Vancouver Whitecaps forward D?iber Caicedo (7) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, April 9, 2022, in Vancouver, British Columbia. (Rich Lam/The Canadian Press via AP) Photo Gallery

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Dairon Asprilla scored on a first-half penalty kick and Jaroslaw Niezgoda and Yimi Chara connected in the second half in the Portland Timbers’ 3-2 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night.

It was the 100th meeting between the Cascadia Cup rivals.

Aljaz Ivacic made five saves for Portland (2-2-3).

Cristian Dajome and Ryan Gauld scored for Vancouver (1-4-1).

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TIMBERS 3, WHITECAPS 2

Portland 1 2—3

Vancouver 0 2—2

First Half—1, Portland, Asprilla, 2 (penalty kick), 42nd minute.

Second Half—2, Portland, Niezgoda, 2 (Blanco), 60th; 3, Vancouver, Dajome, 1 (Caicedo), 76th; 4, Portland, Chara, 3, 78th; 5, Vancouver, Gauld, 1 (penalty kick), 90th+6.

Goalies—Portland, Aljaz Ivacic, David Bingham; Vancouver, Thomas Hasal, Cody Cropper.

Yellow Cards—Mabiala, Portland, 6th; Van Rankin, Portland, 17th; Asprilla, Portland, 43rd; Bravo, Portland, 90th+3.

Referee—Silviu Petrescu. Assistant Referees—Frank Anderson, Mike Rottersman, Tim Ford. 4th Official—Pierre-Luc Lauziere.

A—16,772.

Lineups

Portland—Aljaz Ivacic; Claudio Bravo, Larrys Mabiala, Bill Tuiloma, Jose Van Rankin; Diego Chara, Cristhian Paredes; Dairon Asprilla (Santiago Moreno, 70th), Yimmi Chara (Dario Zuparic, 89th), Marvin Loria (Sebastian Blanco, 46th), Jaroslaw Niezgoda.

Vancouver—Thomas Hasal; Cristian Gutierrez, Florian Jungwirth (Tristan Blackmon, 73rd), Ranko Veselinovic; Sebastian Berhalter, Ryan Gauld, Ryan Raposo (Javain Brown, 61st), Russell Teibert (Pedro Vite, 61st); Deiber Caicedo, Cristian Dajome, Brian White.

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