x
Breaking News
More () »

Portland's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Portland, Oregon | KGW.com

Portland takes first in Group F with 2-2 draw against LAFC

Ebobisse’s goal in the 81st minute allowed Portland to take the top spot in Group F with seven points.
Credit: AP
Portland Timbers forward Jeremy Ebobisse (17) celebrates after scoring a goal as midfielder Sebastian Blanco (10) and defender Dario Zuparic (13) come to congratulate him during the second half of an MLS soccer match against the Los Angeles FC, early Friday, July 24, 2020, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

PORTLAND, Ore. — Jeremy Ebobisse scored his third goal of the MLS is Back tournament and the Portland Timbers played to a 2-2 draw against the Los Angeles Football Club on Thursday night in the final group stage match. 

Ebobisse’s goal in the 81st minute allowed Portland to take the top spot in Group F with seven points. Jaroslaw Niezgoda also scored for Portland, who will face FC Cincinnati on Tuesday in the round of 16. 

Bradley Wright-Phillips and Mark-Anthony Kaye scored four minutes apart in the first half for LAFC, which gets defending league champion Seattle on Monday in a rematch of last season’s Western Conference final.

RELATED: Portland reaches knockout stage after 2-1 win over Houston

RELATED: Portland Timbers navigating life inside Major League Soccer bubble