Eryk Williamson’s pair of assists leads to win at San Jose
Timbers: Eryk Williamson’s set of helps results in win at San Jose initially appeared on NBC Sports Northwest
Riding a two-game losing streak, the Portland Timbers lastly returned on track Saturday night with a 2-0 win on the roadway versus the San Jose Earthquakes.
It’s the very first roadway success of the season for Portland. To make it more excellent, the Timbers were missing out on 9 gamers.
With the win, Portland advances to having 6 points on the season, helpful for 9th (connected) in the Western Conference.
Here’s how it took place.
Portland did not wait long to manage the match, with Eryk Williamson discovering Yimmi Chará inside the eighteen for the opening objective less than 5 complete minutes into the match.
The Timbers would go into the locker space with a single objective lead however the Earthquakes mainly managed the half with 72.4% ownership to go with 10 shots, 200 more passes than Portland and 6 corners.
In the 2nd half, Portland missed out on a couple of possibilities in package prior to Portland’s Claudio Bravo devoted a handball inside package on a cross.
However, in his MLS launching, Timbers goalkeeper Logan Ketterer conserved the penalty shot from USMNT veteran Chris Wondolowski.
Ketterer was signed this previous weekend from the USL after a season-ending injury to Jeff Attinella.
12 minutes later on, Williamson got his 2nd help of the match, discovering Marvin Loría on the far post for a two-goal lead.
Next, Portland will host the Los Angeles Galaxy at Providence Park on Saturday, May 22nd at 12:30 p.m. PT.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.