Goals and Highlights Portland 3-1 Minnesota: in MLS Playoffs
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7:59 PM14 days ago

Summary:

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We hope you enjoyed our coverage of Portland Timbers vs Minnesota United FC in the MLS Western Conference Playoffs. Keep checking back on VAVEL.COM for updates throughout the day.
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It's over!

Portland wins against Minnesota and advances to the next round, where they will face Colorado Rapids. 
The away team was the first to score a few minutes into the match, but Portland managed to equalize before the end of the first half.
In the second half, the home side managed to turn the score around and seal a 3-1 win. 
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90+6´

Last yellow of the match, after a foul Dibassy receives a yellow card. 
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90+3´

Third change for the home team, Yimmi Chara comes off and Diego Valeri comes on. 
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90´

6 minutes of compensation are added. 
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88´

Second change for Timbers, out comes Sebastián Blanco who scored a brace in the match and in comes Santiago Moreno.
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85´

Fifth yellow card of the match for Fragapane, where the action ends in controversy and a fight between both teams, Mabiala also received a yellow card for the brawl.  
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80´

Foul outside the box for Timbers, Chara's shot ends up in the wall. 
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77´

Minnesota doesn't give up and keeps looking for a goal, Dibassy gets a header from a free kick, but the ball goes into the hands of the home keeper. 
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71´

Second change of the match, Felipe Mora comes off and Jaroslaw Niezgoda enters for the home team. 
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69´

Dotson receives a low cross, but the ball was not directed and the ball ended up in the goalkeeper's hands. 
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67´

GOOOOOL! for Portland, Sebastián Blanco scores his brace after a pass from Van Rankin, shot outside the box and beat the goalkeeper. 
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60´

Unbelievable mistake, after a counter-attack Sebastián Blanco receives the ball and decides to send a low cross that was just to push the ball, but Yimmi Chara does not reach it. 
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55´

First change of the match, out goes 19, Romain Métanire and in comes 31, Hassani Dotson for the visitors.
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52´

After the goal just a few minutes into the second half, the visitors are now the ones going forward in search of an equalizer. 
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46´

GOOOOL! by Timbers, Blanco shot into the box to make it 2-1 and turn the game around. 
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45´

The second half kicks off in a one-goal draw between Portland Timbers vs Minnesotta at Providence Park.
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45+4´

At the end of the first half, Portland and Minnesota head to the locker room with a draw, where the whistle was blown until the 6th minute of stoppage time because Blanco was injured on the field.
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45´

4 minutes are added. 
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43´

GOOOOL! from Portland after several corner kicks, Larrys Mabiala heads past the keeper. Larrys had a previous one where he took a bicycle kick after a corner kick, but the defender put it out of bounds. 
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39´

Third yellow card of the match and second for Minnesota for Chase Gasper. 
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37´

 Possession of the ball has been very even, but the home team has had more shots, looking for the equalizer. 
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32´

Second yellow card of the match for Wil Trapp of the visiting team. 
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30´

Minnesota has control of the ball, dropping in intensity and losing the ball past half-court. 
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24´

Minnesota had a direct free kick, where Steve Clark makes a good save. 
Timbers continue to lead, having several chances that end up wide.
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18´

First yellow of the match for Sebastián Blanco of the home team. 
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17´

Oregon goes all out, looking for the equalizer as soon as possible before time runs out. 
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11´

GOOOOL! by Minnesota after a mistake by the Portland defense, a cross appears inside the box and Franco Fragapane appears to push the ball in. 
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Felipe Mora fails to reach Yimmi Chara's cross after beating the defense down the right flank. 
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Portland keeps possession of the ball, but the passes past midfield have not been accurate.
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The meeting begins

The match between Portland Timbers vs Minnesota United FC of the Western Conference kicks off at Providence Park.
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First round of the Playoffs

The match between Portland Timbers vs Minnesota United FC will be a single game, so if there is a draw, it will go to penalties. 
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Already training

Both teams are already on the field warming up ahead of the MLS Playoffs clash. 

 

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Miller will not be with Minnesota

Minnesota's goalkeeper will not be able to play for his team after testing positive for Covid-19. 

 

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Full support

This is how the Minnesota United FC fans support their team to achieve victory. 
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This is how Portland arrived

The Portland team arrived at Providence Park, where they were welcomed by the fans. 

 

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Minnesota's starting XI ready

These are the 11 players who will take the field against Portland Timbers. 

 

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José Carlos Van Rankin

The Mexican player, who is currently with the Portland Timbers, could see his last season with the U.S. club, as a decision will be made in December whether he will return to Chivas or if the option to buy will be validated. 
Source: Futbol Total
Source: Futbol Total
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Portland's starting XI ready

These are the 11 players who will take the field against Minnesota United FC.

 

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This is how Minnesota arrived

The Minnesota team shared on their social networks how they arrived at Providence Park. 

 

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How does it come?

Portland Timbers will be looking for their fourth consecutive victory, in their last match they beat Austin FC with a score of 3-0.

Minnesota is coming off a 3-3 draw against the LA Galaxy. 

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All set

This is what Providence Park looks like ahead of Portland Timbers vs Minnesota United FC for the Western Conference PlayOffs. 

 

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Already in Providence Park

Minnesota United FC is already at Providence Park for their match against Portland Timbers of the Western Conference.

 

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Stay tuned for the Portland vs Minnesota live stream.

In a few moments we will share with you the starting lineups for Portland vs Minnesota live in the Western Conference Playoffs, as well as the latest information from Providence Park. Don't miss any details of the game with VAVEL's minute-by-minute live online coverage. 
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Where and how to watch Portland vs Minnesota live online

The game will be broadcasted on ESPN television channels.
If you want to watch the game live online, VAVEL Mexico is your best option.
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Background

In the last 5 meetings between the two teams the scales have tipped in Minnesota's favor with 4 wins and a draw.
Minnesota 2-1 Portland, 24 Jul, 2021, MLS
Portland 0-1 Minnesota, 27 Jun, 2021, MLS
Portland 1-3 Minnesota, 1 Mar, 2020, MLS
Portland 0-0 Minnesota, 22 Sep, 2019, MLS
Minnesota 2-1 Portland, 7 Aug, 2019, U.S. Cup
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Second-leading scorer in the Western Conference

Portland has conceded the second most goals with goals so far in the tournament, but also conceded one of the most goals with 52 goals against
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José Carlos Van Rankin, the Mexican in Portland

Van Rankin has been a constant in the lineups with more than 20 games played and 3 assists. Where the strategist Giovanni Savarese has considered him as a quality player.
Source: Portland Timbers
Source: Portland Timbers
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Bad start for Minnesota

At the beginning of the season, there was a time when it looked like Minnesota would be near the bottom of the standings, losing its first four regular season games
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Portland's possible lineup

Clark; Van Rankin, Tuiloma, Zuparic, Bravo; Paredes, D. Chara; Asprilla, Blanco, Y. Chara; Niezgoda 
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Possible Minnesota lineup

Molinero; Gasper, Dibassy, Boxall, Metanire; Trapp, Alonso; Lod, Reynoso, Gregus; Hunou
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Watch out for these Portland players

Dairon Asprilla scored 10 goals, placing him second behind Felipe Mora, another important player was Sebastian Blanco with 7 goals and seven assists.
 
Source: Radio Formula
Source: Radio Formula
3:45 PM15 days ago

Possible losses for Portland

Bill Tuiloma and Mora are doubtful with lower right leg and left thigh injuries, respectively, while Warner Blake also has a left thigh problem.  Joining the injured list are Eryk Williamson, Andy Polo, Jeff Attinella and Ismaila Jome.
 
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Possible loss for Minnesota

Justin McMaster is the only doubtful to play for Minnesota against Portland as the Jamaican midfielder has a thigh injury.
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Looking to keep the streak going

Portland Timbers defeated Austin FC 3-0 in their previous match and will be looking for another favorable result at home, trying to maintain the streak of 3 wins in their last matches.
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In search of victory

Minnesota United scored one point in the previous match, after a 3-3 draw with LA Galaxy, where they have had ups and downs in the tournament. In their last three matches of the tournament they have won 2 and the draw against the team from Los Angeles.
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Welcome

Good afternoon to all VAVEL readers! Welcome to the live broadcast of the Portland vs Minnesota game, corresponding to the Western Conference Playoffs. The match will take place at Providence Park Stadium, at 4:30 pm.
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