Portland Timbers seizes a draw against Columbus Crew. HIGHLIGHTS

Portland Timbers found a way to snatch a late draw against Columbus Crew with a late goal from S. Moreno.

Portland Timbers seizes a draw against Columbus Crew. HIGHLIGHTS

Portland Timbers found a way to clinch a draw against Columbus Crew with a late goal from S. Moreno scored in the (90′) after Columbus Crew got a lead with a goal from K. Molino (36′).

The referee was Víctor Rivas with the collaboration of Brian Poeschel and Charles Morgante. The 4th official was Fotis Bazakos.

Match Statistics​

  • 53 Ball Possession 47
Shots
  • 17 Total 10
  • 5 On Target 3
  • 12 Off Target 7
  • 2 Shots blocked 0
  • 132 Attack 79
  • 55 Dangerous attack 60
  • 85 Ball safe​ 105
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 3 Corners 8
Fouls
  • 7 Total 21
  • 3 Yellow Cards 4
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

The ball possession was not so different. Columbus Crew was in possession of the ball for 53% of the time vs. Portland Timbers that controlled the ball for 47% of the time.

Attitude and shots

Portland Timbers was more aggressive with 60 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 3 were on target. Nonetheless, that was not enough Portland Timbers to win the contest​.

Columbus Crew shot 17 times, 5 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, Portland Timbers shot 10 times, 3 on target, 7 off target.

Cards

Columbus Crew received 3 yellow cards (S. Moreira, L. Diaz and Cucho). On the other side, Portland Timbers received 4 yellow cards (Y. Chara, B. Tuiloma, L. Mabiala and S. Moreno).

Match Timeline

S. Moreira- Yellow
10'
25'
Y. Chara- Yellow
K. Molino(goal)
36'
45'
B. Tuiloma- Yellow
66'
L. Mabiala- Yellow
L. Diaz- Yellow
68'
D. Etienne- sub ->L. Diaz
68'
68'
J. Niezgoda- sub ->S. Blanco
71'
S. Moreno- Yellow
82'
J. Mosquera- sub ->L. Mabiala
82'
M. Loria- sub ->Y. Chara
82'
C. Paredes- sub ->E. Williamson
W. Sands- sub ->P. Santos
83'
Y. Yeboah- sub ->K. Molino
83'
89'
Nathan Fogaca- sub ->D. Chara
Cucho- Yellow
90'
Artur- sub ->A. Morris
90'
90'
S. Moreno(goal)

Standings

After playing this match, Columbus Crew will have 42 points like Inter Miami to sit in the 7th place. On the other side, Portland Timbers will have 46 points to sit in the 5th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Major League Soccer, Columbus Crew will play away with Orlando City on the 9th of October with a 7-6 head to head record in favor of Orlando City (3 draws).

Portland Timbers will play away agasint Real Salt Lake on the 9th of October with a 13-11 head to head record in favor of Portland Timbers (9 draws).

Columbus Crew – Formation

Columbus Crew
G
E. Room 1.Curaçao
7.0
D
J. Williams 3.USA
6.6
D
S. Moreira 31.France
7.3
10'
D
M. Degenek 5.Australia
7.2
D
P. Martins Santos 7.Portugal
6.9
83'
M
D. Nagbe 6.USA
7.1
M
L. Zelarayán 10.Argentina
7.4
M
A. Morris 21.USA
7.4
90'
M
L. Díaz Espinoza 12.Costa Rica
6.7
68' 68'
M
K. Molino 13.Trinidad and Tobago
7.7
83' Goals36'
F
7.2
90'
Substitutes
G
E. Bush 24.USA
D
J. Anibaba 23.USA
D
W. Sands 30.USA
6.4
83'
D
M. Farsi 41.Canada
M
J. de 8.Brazil
90'
M
J. Omonigho 26.Nigeria
M
D. Etienne 22.Haiti
6.4
68'
F
Y. Yeboah 14.Ghana
6.6
83'
F
E. Hurtado 19.USA

Columbus Crew started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Caleb Porter decided to play with the following team: Eloy Room (7.0), Steven Moreira (7.3), Miloš Degenek (7.2), Josh Williams (6.6), Pedro Santos (6.9), Aidan Morris (7.4), Darlington Nagbe (7.1), Luis Díaz (6.7), Lucas Zelarayán (7.4), Kevin Molino (7.7) and Cucho Hernández (7.2).

The home team had on the bench: Artur, Jalil Anibaba, William Sands (6.4), Evan Bush, Mohamed Farsi, James Igbekeme, Yaw Yeboah (6.6), Erik Hurtado and Derrick Etienne Junior (6.4).

Substitutions

Columbus Crew made 4 changes: L. Diaz for D. Etienne (68′), P. Santos for W. Sands (83′), K. Molino for Y. Yeboah (83′) and A. Morris for Artur (90′).

Best player: Kevin Molino​

As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Columbus Crew was Kevin Molino.

His rating is (7.7) with 1 goal, 33 passes (81% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 2 crosses.

Portland Timbers – Formation

Portland Timbers
G
A. Ivačič 31.Slovenia
6.8
D
L. Mabiala Destin 33.Congo DR
6.5
82' 66'
D
D. Župarić 13.Croatia
6.5
D
B. Tuiloma 25.New Zealand
6.7
45'
M
C. Bravo 5.Argentina
6.6
M
D. Chará Zamora 21.Colombia
7.2
89'
M
E. Williamson 19.USA
6.6
82'
M
D. Asprilla Rivas 27.Colombia
5.8
F
S. Blanco 10.Argentina
6.4
68'
F
S. Moreno 30.Colombia
7.8
71' Goals90'
F
Y. Chará Zamora 23.Colombia
6.4
82' 25'
Substitutes
G
D. Bingham 1.USA
D
J. Mosquera 29.Colombia
6.8
82'
D
J. Van 2.Mexico
M
C. Paredes 22.Paraguay
7.0
82'
M
D. Ayala 24.Argentina
M
M. Loría 44.Costa Rica
6.5
82'
F
N. Fogaça 99.Brazil
6.5
89'
F
J. Niezgoda 11.Poland
6.6
68'
F
T. Ikoba 17.USA

Portland Timbers started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

Giovanni Savarese played with: Aljaž Ivačič (6.8), Larrys Mabiala (6.5), Dario Župarić (6.5), Bill Tuiloma (6.7), Dairon Asprilla (5.8), Eryk Williamson (6.6), Diego Chará (7.2), Claudio Bravo (6.6), Santiago Moreno (7.8), Yimmi Chará (6.4) and Sebastián Blanco (6.4).

They had on the bench: Nathan Fogaça (6.5), Cristhian Paredes (7.0), Juan Mosquera (6.8), Josecarlos van Rankin, David Bingham, Jarosław Niezgoda (6.6), David Ayala, Tega Ikoba and Marvin Loría (6.5).

Substitutions

Portland Timbers made 5 changes: S. Blanco for J. Niezgoda (68′), L. Mabiala for J. Mosquera (82′), Y. Chara for M. Loria (82′), E. Williamson for C. Paredes (82′) and D. Chara for Nathan Fogaca (89′).

Best player: Santiago Moreno​

The player that probably impressed the most for Portland Timbers was Santiago Moreno.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 32 passes (75% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 10. He performed 7 crosses.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Major League Soccer.​