Timbers beat Rapids on late goal to reach MLS West final
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) Larrys Mabiala scored in the 90th minute and the Portland Timbers beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Thursday to advance to the Western Conference final.
Portland will face the winner of the game Sunday between Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt Lake.
Yimmi Chara's corner kick was deflected high into the air and Cristhian Paredes headed it into the 6-yard box for Mabiala to knock home. Mabiala hadn't scored all season before connecting in consecutive playoff games. (MORE)
|Colorado Team Stats (Rank)|
|Goals Allowed:||3 (21)|
|Penalty Kick Goals:||0 (24)|
|Shots on Goal:||18 (5)|
|Yellow Cards:||5 (16)|
|Red Cards:||0 (21)|
|No recent transfers|
|No recent injuries|