Portland reach MLS Cup after Valeri's double

The Portland Timbers are heading to the MLS Cup thanks to Diego Valeri's late game-winner over Sporting Kansas City.

11/30/2018 Reuters
  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 17
    • Zarek Valentin Yellow Card
  • 20
    • Daniel Salloi Goal
  • 45+5
    • David Guzmán Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 47
    • Diego Rubio Yellow Card
  • 52
    • Sebastián Blanco Goal
  • 61
    • Diego Valeri Goal - Header
  • 65
    • On: Gerso|Off: Daniel Salloi
  • 70
    • On: Krisztián Németh|Off: Diego Rubio
  • 72
    • On: Dairon Asprilla|Off: Andy Polo
  • 77
    • Diego Chara Yellow Card
  • 80
    • On: Alvas Powell|Off: Zarek Valentin
  • 81
    • Gerso Goal
  • 84
    • On: Lawrence Olum|Off: David Guzmán
  • 90
    • On: Yohan Croizet|Off: Johnny Russell
  • 90+6
    • Jorge Villafaña Yellow Card
  • 90+9
    • Diego Valeri Goal
  • 90+7
    • Dairon Asprilla Yellow Card
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
Sporting Kansas City Logo Sporting Kansas City SKC Portland Timbers POR Portland Timbers Logo
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SKC
4-3-3
  • 29Melia
  • 15Sinovic
  • 5Besler
  • 3Opara
  • 8Zusi
  • 21Gutiérrez
  • 6Sánchez
  • 17Espinoza
  • 20Salloi
    On: Gerso | Off: Daniel Salloi
  • 11Rubio
    On: Krisztián Németh | Off: Diego Rubio
  • 7Russell
    On: Yohan Croizet | Off: Johnny Russell
No. Name
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 4
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
11 Diego Rubio  47'
Goals 0
  • Shots 4
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
65' 12  Gerso  81'
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 4 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
90' 10  Yohan Croizet
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Children's Mercy Park
  • ,
    COVERAGE: ESPN/ESPNDP
  • Kansas City
  • ATTENDANCE: 20,091

Match Commentary

90'+11' Match ends, Sporting Kansas City 2, Portland Timbers 3.
90'+11' Second Half ends, Sporting Kansas City 2, Portland Timbers 3.
90'+9' Goal! Sporting Kansas City 2, Portland Timbers 3. Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Diego Chara following a fast break.

Match Stats

SKC
POR

Possession

60% 40%

Shots (on Goal)

20 (8)
8 (3)
SKC POR
9 Fouls 13
1 Yellow Cards 5
0 Red Cards 0
4 Offsides 2
13 Corner Kicks 3
0 Saves 6
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