Sebastian Blanco scored early in the second half and the undermanned Portland Timbers beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Sunday to snap a six-game winless streak.
Jeremy Ebobisse set up the winner and also scored for Portland. The Timbers are missing numerous players because of injuries, suspensions and players away for the CONCACAF Gold Cup. They lost three and drew three during the winless streak
Andrew Jacobson scored for Vancouver in the 45th minute to briefly level the score.