Diego Valeri scored on a penalty kick in the opening minutes and the Portland Timbers rolled to a 4-2 victory over the Cascadia Cup rival Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday.
Jack McInerney, Dairon Asprilla and Darlington Nagbe also scored to help the Timbers snap a three-game losing streak.
Christian Bolanos and Pedro Morales scored for Vancouver. The Whitecaps had won three straight,
The match was part of Major League Soccer's Rivalry Week, but the rivalry between the Timbers and the Whitecaps stretches...
The San Jose Earthquakes have signed star forward Chris Wondolowski to a new two-year contract with an option for a third year, the club announced on Friday.
Wondolowski, 33, has scored 116 regular season goals in 240 appearances during his career, good for fourth all-time in Major League Soccer. He has scored 112 of those with San Jose, making him the club's all-time leading scorer.
He won the Golden Boot, awarded to the league's top scorer in 2010 and 2012, and was also the league's MVP in 2012....
The Portland Timbers will host the San Jose Earthquakes as MLS teams enter the U.S. Open Cup in the fourth round.
The Timbers-Earthquakes matchup is the only one involving two MLS teams.
Most MLS clubs were matched up with lower-division teams from their regions, though many matchups are yet to be fully set before their opponents conclude the third round on June 1.
Among the possible matchups are New York City FC hosting the NASL's New York Cosmos, as well as FC Dallas playing at Rayo OKC.