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SEATTLE (AP) Portland coach Caleb Porter believed Ryan Johnson could take advantage of matchups and gave him a start. aOlernKienOP air jordan 5 v retro white sport royal stealth Crazy Ed Hardy fashion The Timbers’ forward went out and proved his coach right.
Johnson flicked in a header early in the first half, and Darlington Nagbe scored midway through the second half on Saturday night as Portland beat the Seattle Sounders 2 1 in the first leg of their Western air jordan 2011 white black anthracite Conference semifinals series.
“We’ve got options up there good options,” Porter said of giving Johnson the start. “We’re going to pick the guy up top who we think fits the opponent we’re playing. To me, it made a lot of sense to go with Ryan Johnson.
“We felt his strength in the air, his air jordan 5 bel air cool grey court purple game royal club pink physicality, his ability to hold the ball up, his athleticism and pace and power was a good matchup against (Seattle defenders) Jhon Kennedy Hurtado and Jimmy Traore.”
The third year Timbers, playing in their first MLS postseason contest, need just a draw in Wednesday’s second leg at Portland to advance to the conference finals.
Osvaldo Alonso air jordan 9 retro white french blue grey scored in the 90th minute for the Sounders, who need to win the second leg by at aOlernKienOP air jordan iv fire red nubuck 2013 fire red white black cement grey Like fa least two goals to win the aggregate total aOlernKienOP air jordan 1 retro 2001 white white midnight navy What Do Registered Nurses and advance.
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Diego Chara started the play with a long pass toward the right side. Jack Jewsbury was on the receiving end and took it deep into the corner. He crossed it into air jordan 6 vi retro cdp countdown package 6 17 the penalty area, and Johnson, cutting across goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann’s 6 yard box, flicked a header that went air jordan 10 powder blue white dark powder blue black off air jordan spizike white fire red Hahnemann’s hands and into the far side of the net early in the 15th minute.
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The Sounders nearly tied it five minutes later as Clint Dempsey took a free kick 23 yards up from the goal, but Portland goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts tipped it over the top.
Nagbe made it 2 0 in the 67th minute. Kalif Alhassan, playing on the right side, sent the ball into the box. Nagbe spun around a Seattle defender and parked a shot past Hahnemann into the left side for his 10th of the year.
Alonso got one back for Seattle late after a long throw in by Brad aOlernKienOP air jordan 3 true blue 2011 Basketball Slip Not Grip Shoes Pads Mats Evans was redirected by Shalrie air jordan 4 bred black cement grey fire red Joseph out to Alsonso, who drilled it in past Ricketts from 14 yards straight in front for his first of the season.
“We were able to score a late goal, and that gives us an opportunity on Thursday,” Alonso said. aOlernKienOP air jordan 11 xi retro cool greys How to Adjust Automatic Brake Adjusters “Better to go down there 2 1 instead of 2 0.”
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