Portland Timbers vs Orlando City: LIVE Stream and Updates (2-1)
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10:55 PM4 months ago

Signing off!

That's all for me folks! Once again your final score Portland Timbers 2-1 Orlando City SC!
10:52 PM4 months ago

Golden Boot Winner

LAFC forward Diego Rossi captures the MLS is Back Tournament Golden Boot.
10:47 PM4 months ago

Final

THAT'S IT! THE PORTLAND TIMBERS ARE YOUR MLS IS BACK TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONS! They defeat Orlando City 2-1! 
10:46 PM4 months ago

94' Corner Kick Orlando

YOU LOVE TO SEE IT! PEDRO GALLESE IS UP IN THE BOX! 

Nothing comes of the corner kick for the Lions however.

10:43 PM4 months ago

5 Additional Minutes

The fourth official on the side has indicated there will be a minimum of five added minutes. 
10:37 PM4 months ago

Yellow card caution

Ruan of Orlando City is booked with dangerous play. 
10:34 PM4 months ago

Final 10 mins

Final 10 minutes left of the second half. Timbers still winning 2-1
10:26 PM4 months ago

73' Yellow Card Caution

Nani receives a yellow card. 
10:20 PM4 months ago

VIDEO

10:18 PM4 months ago

66' GOAL!

GOAL! Zuparic scores his first goal for the Green & Gold, giving the Timbers a 2-1 lead!
10:17 PM4 months ago

Another save!

Gallese with another huge save! Corner kick again Portland! 
10:16 PM4 months ago

64' Free kick Portland

Valeri stands over the free kick... The kick is taken... Save by Gallese! Corner kick Timbers
10:15 PM4 months ago

63' Yellow card caution

Joao Moutinho has been issued a yellow card for Orlando City SC. 
10:06 PM4 months ago

54' Shot missed

Nani with a howler of a shot.... woof
10:00 PM4 months ago

48' Free kick Timbers

Valeri whips in a free kick right to keeper Gallese. Orlando now in possession
9:57 PM4 months ago

Second Half

45' Kickoff for the second half! 
9:39 PM4 months ago

Halftime

At the half, we're tired 1-1 and Blanco and Pareja are still talking it seems. Keep an eye out in the second half, tempers may get a little more hotter.
9:37 PM4 months ago

???

Does anybody love the natural sound of communication between the players, and not the fake crowd noise, or is it just me?
9:34 PM4 months ago

Yellow Card

Larrys Mabiala has been issued a yellow card
9:32 PM4 months ago

VIDEO

9:29 PM4 months ago

GOAL ORLANDO!

39' GOAL! Pereya gets the equalizer for the Lions and we're all tied up 1-1!
9:22 PM4 months ago

Uh oh...

Tempers flaring up as Sebastian Blanco gets in the face of Orlando City Head Coach Oscar Pareja. Looks as though Ismail Elfath has given a warning to the Timbers player, not sure about the Orlando bench however. 
9:19 PM4 months ago

Timbers Goal

9:16 PM4 months ago

Free Kick Portland

27' Diego Valeri stands over a free kick... GOAL! Larrys Mabiala gets the Timbers on the board! 
9:13 PM4 months ago

Free Kick Orlando

24' Orlando City awarded a free kick but yet again... nothing comes of it. 
9:12 PM4 months ago

Injury

Pereya down for the Lions. Looks to have caught a high elbow from Diego Chara

 

9:06 PM4 months ago

Injury

Jeremy Ebobisse is down for the Timbers. Medical staff attending to him now. 
9:04 PM4 months ago

Attempt failed

Orlando almost with an attempt on goal but the solid Timbers defense is there to clear any danger.
9:01 PM4 months ago

Don Garber!

So far nothing between both sides as we're about 11 minutes into the first half. Still lots of soccer to be played, and MLS Commissioner Don Garber in the house!
8:52 PM4 months ago

Free Kick Orlando

3' Orlando City with a dangerous free kick. Nothing comes of it, Lions reset.
8:50 PM4 months ago

Kickoff!

1' Kickoff is underway! Orlando City wearing white, Timbers in green!
8:23 PM4 months ago

This is lit!

Okay... I'm digging this. 
8:15 PM4 months ago

Getting loose

8:12 PM4 months ago

Little nugget

Here's a nice little nugget for you guys... I find this actually interesting. Is the PNW starting to become the dominant region in MLS?
8:05 PM4 months ago

Moments

So, what has been everyones favorite part of the tournament so far? 
8:02 PM4 months ago

Orlando City SC Lineup (?)

Well.... here is Orlando's lineup.... Maybe
7:59 PM4 months ago

Portland Timbers Starting Lineup

Here is the starting lineup for the Portland Timbers. 
4:42 PM4 months ago

Don't go anywhere!

Do not miss a detail of the match with the live updates and commentaries of VAVEL. Follow along with us all the details, commentaries, analysis, and lineups for this Portland Timbers vs  Orlando City match.
4:41 PM4 months ago

Quotes from Portland’s pre-match press conference.

"It's an international competition and it's a great chance to do it in the short term. We are one game to go and it's going to be great to put the team in the prestige we wanna be so it's a great chance and we are going to fight for it", said Diego Valeri.

"It’s clear that what Nani brings to Orlando is quality and experience", Diego Valeri on OCSC’s franchise player.

"I am extremely content with the way we have arrived at this final", said coach Giovanni Savarese.

 

 

"Credit to Orlando and what they have done to arrive at this final, I think what Oscar has done in little time is very good in order to put this team in this final", said Savarese about his counterpart.

4:40 PM4 months ago

Quotes from Orlando City’s pre-match press conference.

“All you really can do is approach this game like any other game,” said forward Chris Mueller. 

 

 

“Winning is the most important but the way we win is what will last,” said coach Oscar Pareja. 

 

“They have great midfielders, a great team. We have to be at our best. We know that it’s going to be a very difficult game,” said Orlando City midfielder Oriol Rosell. “But we believe in ourselves and we are happy to have this opportunity because playing a final is always a blessing.”

4:39 PM4 months ago

How to watch Portland Timbers vs Orlando City Live TV and Stream

Tonight’s match can be seen on ESPN and ESPN Deportes in the US. TSN and TVA Sports 2 in Canada. Also, if you can’t get to a TV, you can join us here LIVE on VAVEL USA.
4:39 PM4 months ago

Tonight’s Officiating Team

The match officials are as follows: Ismail Elfath will be the man in the middle. Kathryn Nesbitt and Kyle Atkins will be manning the sides as Assistant referees. Joe Dickerson will be the fourth official with Allen Chapman in the VAR booth.
4:38 PM4 months ago

Orlando City: Injury Report

The Lions are without forward Dom Dwyer. No other injuries or suspensions have hit Orlando City, so they should be with a heavy squad.
4:38 PM4 months ago

Timbers: Injury Report

The Timbers will be without Dairon Asprilla with a left knee injury. Yimmi Chara is questionable for today’s match with a right thigh injury. No other Timbers are suspended or on a yellow card caution.
4:38 PM4 months ago

Here is the projected lineup for Portland Timbers:

Clark; Villafana--Zuparic--Mabiala--Duvall; Williamson--D. Chara--Valeri; Blanco--Ebobisse--Loria
4:38 PM4 months ago

Here is the projected lineup for Orlando City SC:

Gallese; Joao Moutinho--Jansson--Antonio Carlos--Ruan; Mendez--Rosell--Pereya; Nani--Akindele--Mueller
4:37 PM4 months ago

The Portland Timbers’ route to the championship game.

The Timbers, who are backed by Giovani Savarese finished the same way Orlando did. Top of the group and with seven points holding a 2-0-1 record.

When they made it out of the group stage, they first met FC Cincinnati who surprisingly took them to penalty kicks, with Portland edging out the Orange & Blue 1(4)-1(2) on penalty kicks. Portland then had a date with New York City FC. After a controversial penalty kick call in favor of the Cityzens, the Green & Gold clawed their way back to win 3-1 with Sebastian Blanco grabbing the game-winning goal.

In the Semi-Finals, the Timbers had to play their best against Cinderella side Philadelphia Union. A tough game, to say the least, the Timbers prevailed to defeat the Union to make it to the MLS is Back Tournament final to represent the Western Conference, and making their third final of a competition in the last five years.

4:37 PM4 months ago

Orlando City’s road to the final

Orlando City SC was granted the top spot in Group A for simply being the host city. The Lions ended up winning the group by finishing with a 2-0-1 record scoring six-goals and allowing three.

The Lions would go on to face the Montreal Impact in the Round of 16. They would defeat the Impact 1-0, getting them to advance to the Quarterfinals.

The Lions pulled off a miracle upset in the quarters defeating reigning Supporter’s Shield winners LAFC 1-0. Everyone thought they were down and out, the Lions came roaring back to defeat the Black & Gold to make their way to the Semi-finals.

Underrated side Minnesota United FC stood in the way of Oscar Pareja and the Lions. But that wasn’t any match for the roaring Lions of Orlando City, as they defeated the Loons 3-1 behind a Nani brace, sealing their spot in the MLS is Back Tournament Final.

4:20 PM4 months ago

Welcome!

Hello and welcome to LIVE coverage of the MLS is Back Tournament Final between the Portland Timbers and Orlando City SC.

We'll be providing you with play-by-play commentary and game analysis. Today, two teams will be vying for a 2021 CONCACAF Champions League spot and a good chunk of change.

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