TUCSON, ARIZONA (February 21, 2018) – The New York Red Bulls dropped a 4-1 result to the Portland Timbers in Mobile Mini Sun Cup action at Kino Complex earlier today.
New York began the match with two quick chances coming within the first ten minutes of the match. The best of the two being a Ben Mines strike parried away by Timbers goalkeeper Jake Gleeson.
Portland responded with two goals in a span of three minutes finding gaps behind the defense to give them a 2-0 lead.
In the 18th minute, Evan Louro kept the deficit at just two stopping a clear chance in on goal for Portland’s Armenteros.
After three halftime substitutions, Portland would grab their third goal of the match in the 60th minute.
Ten minutes later, U-19 Academy player Jordan Bailon crossed a ball from the left wing in front of goal causing Portland centerback Vytas Andriuškevičius to knock the clearance over his own keeper’s head for an own goal to make it 3-1.
Portland would tack on a fourth goal in the 90th minute shortly before the final whistle.
New York will return to Kino for their final match in Tucson on Saturday against an opponent TBD.
POR - 11’ - Polo
POR - 13’ - Armenteros
POR - 60’ - Orbedo
NY - 70’ - OG Vytas
POR - 90’ - Cascante
New York: Louro (Levene, 45’); De Vera (Bailon, 69’), Ndam, Redding (Ackwei,87’), Duncan; Muprhy (Echevarria, 63’), Tinari (Cordeiro, 30’) (Marin, 84’) ; Stroud (Aguinaga, 69’), Mines (Kutler, 45’); Bonomo (White, 63’), Jones (Terci, 45’)