FRISCO, Texas — Led by Jesus Ferreira’s three goals Saturday, Dallas beat the Portland Timbers, 4-1.
Ferreira recorded his hat trick entirely in the first half for Dallas (2-1-1), capped by a goal in the 36th minute, assisted by Brandon Servania. Ferreira also had one assist in the game.
Dallas also got one goal from Paul Arriola.
Jaroslaw Niezgoda scored the lone goal for the Timbers (1-1-2).
Dallas outshot the Timbers 13-8, with eight shots on goal to two for the Timbers.
Maarten Paes saved one of the two shots he faced for Dallas. Aljaz Ivacic saved four of the eight shots he faced for the Timbers.
NEXT: The Timbers will host Orlando City on Sunday, March 27.
FC DALLAS 4, TIMBERS 1
Portland 0 1—1
FC Dallas 3 1—4
First Half—1, FC Dallas, Ferreira, 1 (Velasco), 26th minute; 2, FC Dallas, Ferreira, 2 (Nanu), 30th; 3, FC Dallas, Ferreira, 3 (Servania), 36th.
Second Half—4, Portland, Niezgoda, 1 (Blanco), 61st; 5, FC Dallas, Arriola, 1 (Ferreira), 77th.
Goalies—Portland, Aljaz Ivacic, David Bingham; FC Dallas, Maarten Paes, James Maurer.
Yellow Cards—Velasco, FC Dallas, 44th; Nanu, FC Dallas, 76th.
Referee—Allen Chapman. Assistant Referees—Jason White, Meghan Mullen, Armando Villarreal. 4th Official—Matthew Thompson.
Portland—Aljaz Ivacic; Claudio Bravo, Zac McGraw, Bill Tuiloma, Jose Van Rankin (Justin Rasmussen, 70th); David Ayala (Dario Zuparic, 80th), Diego Chara, Santiago Moreno (Sebastian Blanco, 46th); Dairon Asprilla, Yimmi Chara, Jaroslaw Niezgoda (Blake Bodily, 88th).
FC Dallas—Maarten Paes; Marco Farfan (Ema Twumasi, 72nd), Matt Hedges, Jose Antonio Martinez, Nanu; Paul Arriola, Edwin Cerrillo, Paxton Pomykal (Tsiki Ntsabeleng, 80th), Brandon Servania (Facundo Quignon, 68th); Jesus Ferreira (Franco Jara, 80th), Alan Velasco (Jader Obrian, 68th).