Adi scores twice, Timbers beat Chivas USA 2-0

Adi scores twice, Timbers beat Chivas USA 2-0

Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Spor

May 28, 2014; Carson, CA, USA; Portland Timbers goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts (1) makes a save off a shot by Chivas USA midfielder Martin Rivero (5) in the first half of the game at StubHub Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

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by Associated Press

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Posted on May 29, 2014 at 8:56 AM

Updated Friday, May 30 at 3:12 AM

CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Fanendo Adi scored his first two MLS goals to help the Portland Timbers beat Chivas USA 2-0 on Wednesday night.

Portland improved to 3-3-7, winning its second straight game and third in its last five. Chivas dropped to 2-6-4.

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Former Chivas midfielder Jorge Villafana helped create the first goal when he ran down the left flank in the 65th minute and crossed the ball to Adi for a shot from 10 yards out.

Adi doubled Portland's advantage in the 71st minute on a breakaway.

Chivas' Bobby Burling was sent off in the 84th minute after a rough challenge on Adi.

Portland made eight changes to the starting lineup from its road victory Saturday night over New York. Adi played the final 7 minutes against New York match and made his first Timbers start against Chivas.

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