Washington - A goal by Fanendo Adi in the 54th minute assisted
Portland Timbers advance to the final of the MLS Cup after the Oregon
outfit were held to a 2–2 draw by FC
Dallas at the Toyota Stadium on Sunday in the Western Conference Championship.
The draw was not enough for the home team to overcome the
visitors, with Portland Timbers beating the opponents 3-1 a week ago at
Adi's goal - his 18th of the season - ties for the most
goals by a Timbers player in a single season, joining Peter Withe, Fadi Afash,
McKinley Tennyson, and Byron Alvarez in the history books.
Also read: Fanendo Adi targets Timbers scoring record over 2 seasons
''It was a great game. We came in believing it was going to
be a tough one. Dallas was going to give us a tough one, and they did,” Fanendo
Adi was quoted as saying in his post-match comments by timbers.com.
''We’re not surprised with what they came with, because we
expected them to come very strong.
''For us, it was to try and get a goal and push forward.
When we got the second goal we knew it put us in the Cup.''
Portland Timbers will head to Ohio next weekend to take on
Columbus Crew in the final of the MLS Cup.For
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