The rivalry between the Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders soccer teams is rather legendary. Over the years, the two teams have taken part in some intense matches but last night’s Major League Soccer match was unlike anything that we have seen before. It was a fell fought and a well-contested match between the two teams but Portland won it 2-1.
Let us take a closer look at what went down in this match between these two teams:
Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders: Scores and Result
The match between the Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders witnessed several ups and downs. The Portland Timbers were leading till the half time 0-1 as they had scored in the 21st minute, thanks to Brian Fernandez. Following the half time, Raúl Ruidíaz managed to score a goal for the Sounders, bringing the game to 1-1.
However before the smile of this goal’s happiness could fade off the Sounders’ faces, the Timbers had scored another goal, thanks again to Brian Fernandez, bringing them up by 2-1 – which is how it then remained till the end of the game. This was the Sounders’ first loss of the season and it ended a 13-match winning streak for them at the CenturyLink Field.
Twitter Reacts to the Match
The match, however, left Twitter abuzz even hours after it had ended. Here are some conversations and tweets from the social media platform about Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders:
Major League Soccer – Seattle Sounders 1 Portland Timbers 2
— Christopher Bicker (@Bicker84) July 22, 2019
Rivalries like we saw this weekend are good for @MLS. I am thrilled to see El Trafico emerge & hope the league develops more authentic rivalries but if you have been paying attention to Timbers-Sounders, you know there is no replacement for decades & generations of passion.
— 🌲🐶 (@TimberBulldog) July 22, 2019
I’m never a bigger a soccer fan than when the Timbers have their semi annual beat down of the Sounders
— Dame from Bend 🦆 (@jbritts) July 22, 2019
HEY TIMBERS—–LOOK AT THE CONFERENCE LINE-UP all the WAY BACK TO WHERE YOU COME FROM. SOUNDERS #3 TIMBERS #9. have fun in your second of a small eenie weenie win. TIMERS=LOSERS #SEAvPOR
— Fantinewilde (@survivorwnuvois) July 22, 2019
We’ve seen Sounders sides with way more heart and intensity. There wasn’t anyone out there motivating the team on to get that equalizer. They passed the ball sideways to end the first half.
The Timbers come away from Seattle happy 3 times in a row. That’s embarrassing.
— Marshall (@marsh_243) July 22, 2019
Sounders-Timbers just reminded El Trafico of what a real rivalry is.
— Andrew Hammond (@ahammTNT) July 22, 2019