Timbers Fall To Galaxy In Season Opener, 2-1

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When the Timbers took the pitch at the StubHub Center in Los Angeles, to face off against the Galaxy in their season opener – they did so with a new look. This would mark Giovanni Savarese’s first regular season game as the head coach of the Timbers after Caleb Porter’s exit in the off-season.

Things would start off slow for both clubs – but the Galaxy would strike first with a goal by Ola Kamara in the 32nd…

2 minutes later, the Galaxy would find the back of the net again thanks to┬áRomain Alessandrini…

The Timbers found themselves with a 2-0 deficit heading into halftime.

Romain Alessandrini would go down with an injury early in the second half, giving the Timbers a chance to take advantage. Sebastian Blanco would help swing the momentum of the game with a goal in the 65th…

While the Galaxy would go scoreless in the second half, the Timbers would not be able to able to find the net again – they fall 2-1 in Giovanni Savarese’s debut. Next, the Timbers head to New York to take on the Red Bulls on Saturday at 4pm. You can catch all the action on the Game!







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