SAN JOSE, Calif. — Jamiro Monteiro scored two goals, including the match-winner in the 80th minute, to lead the San Jose Earthquakes to a 3-2 victory over the Portland Timbers on Wednesday night.
Portland took a 1-0 lead in the 18th minute on a goal by Cristhian Paredes.
San Jose (3-5-4) pulled even on a diving header by Jackson Yueill in the 31st minute and took a 2-1 lead into halftime when Monteiro found the net in the 44th.
Bill Tuiloma scored the equalizer for Portland (3-4-6) in the 56th.
The Earthquakes outshot the Timbers 13-9, but Portland had a 5-4 edge in shots on goal.
JT Marcinkowski saved three of the five shots he faced for the Earthquakes. Aljaz Ivacic saved one of the four shots he faced for the Timbers.
EARTHQUAKES 3, TIMBERS 2
Portland 1 1—2
San Jose 2 1—3
First Half—1, Portland, Paredes, 2 (Loria), 18th minute; 2, San Jose, Yueill, 2 (Ebobisse), 31st; 3, San Jose, Monteiro, 2 (Cowell), 44th.
Second Half—4, Portland, Tuiloma, 4 (Williamson), 56th; 5, San Jose, Monteiro, 3, 80th.
Goalies—Portland, Aljaz Ivacic, David Bingham; San Jose, JT Marcinkowski, Matt Bersano.
Yellow Cards—Zuparic, Portland, 36th; Remedi, San Jose, 59th; Lopez, San Jose, 66th; Rasmussen, Portland, 70th; Williamson, Portland, 90th+5.
Referee—Lukasz Szpala. Assistant Referees—Jeremy Hanson, Chris Elliott, Rosendo Mendoza. 4th Official—Brandon Stevis.
Portland—Aljaz Ivacic; Pablo Bonilla, Justin Rasmussen, Bill Tuiloma, Dario Zuparic; Diego Chara (Dairon Asprilla, 79th), Santiago Moreno (Sebastian Blanco, 46th), Cristhian Paredes; Yimmi Chara (David Ayala, 85th), Marvin Loria (Eryk Williamson, 46th), Nathan (Tega Ikoba, 89th).
San Jose—JT Marcinkowski; Francisco Calvo, Marcos Lopez, Paul Marie (Tommy Thompson, 75th), Nathan; Cristian Espinoza (Shea Salinas, 88th), Jamiro Monteiro, Eric Remedi (Judson, 88th), Jackson Yueill; Cade Cowell (Benjamin Kikanovic, 69th), Jeremy Ebobisse.