Brian Fernandez again climbed better than his new rivals, marking the seventh and eighth MLS goals on Sunday evening to lift Portland Timberts to a 2-1 win over Seattle Saunders at CenturyLink Field.
goals in all races of signing with Timberwash at the closure of the MLS Primary Transfer Window in May. Four of them have already come to Seattle in Washington after he also won in Portland 2-1 in the fourth round of the US Open in June.
On Sunday evening, his second trip came just 75 seconds. after Raul Ruidjaz had headed to the other end, putting Portland ahead after rushing to Sebastian Blanco's service from the wing. They have already won their last two regular season stakes at the CenturyLink Field against their rivals from the Cascadia Cup after going 0-7-3 in their first 1
- 20 & # 39; – POR – Brian Fernandez | WATCH
- 50 – SEA – Raul Ruidias | WATCH
- 51 – POR – Brian Fernandez | THE GREAT PICTURE: Portland is still only ninth in the Western Conference after the victory, followed by a pair of disappointing home draws. But they are only two points below the playoff line with at least one game in hand on all seven teams over the line. And they will play 12 of their remaining 14 games in their renovated Park Providence. Ruidias overcame the excess of difficulty to mark the AT & T MLS Goal in winning over Atlanta last weekend. It's almost difficult to see that he is the same person who missed the absolutely superb chance to equalize at 22 minutes from about 2 yards.
- THE MAN OF MAT: Brian Fernandez. Portland goalkeeper Steve Clarke also had a very strong game with seven rescues, but in a fierce and sometimes uneven match, Fernandez's two quick releases from the class made the difference. Both of his finals seemed simple because he did so by leading each one through the door line with his first touch.
- SEA: Saturday, July 27th in Houston Dinamo (20:00 ET | MLS LIVE on ESPN + in the US and DAZN in Canada)
- POR: ]] Saturday, July 27 against LA Galaxy (22:30 ET | FS1 in the US, TSN4 in Canada)