Monday Jul 21
Portland Timbers fall just short of goal to earn 18 points over 10 games
At that time, the Timbers were sitting in last place in the Western Conference with a dismal 1-3-6 record and just nine points for the season.
Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Seattle Sounders FC
Timbers goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts had one of his best matches of 2014 against Seattle, but it wasn't enough for the team to defeat the Sounders.
Portland Timbers have work to do if they hope to earn a playoff spot
Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson consoles coach Caleb Porter after Portland's loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps on Jun 1, 2014.
Stumptown Breakdown: Own Goal Strikes
We all knew something like that was coming right? After the initial excitement when the Portland Timbers took the lead over the LA Galaxy in the 70th minute, many of us probably looked at the clock, looked at LA throwing numbers forward against a shaky back line, and knew Portland wouldn't be holding on to all the points.
Portland Timbers player evaluations vs. Sporting Kansas City
The Timbers offense was hoping for another good performance against Sporting Kansas City after their midweek meeting in the U.S. Open Cup, but unfortunately, Sporting ratcheted up the defensive intensity and the Timbers' attack faltered.