Jaime Ambriz scored his first goal of the season Thursday night at Minnesota, tying the game and helping the Timbers clinch a playoff spot. Matt Taylor assisted on the goal. Matt was assisted by Lawrence Olum in the first half for a goal of his own.
Next Thursday El Matador Byron Alvarez, now with Charleston, returns to Portland to take on the Timbers. Byron is having a strong year for the Battery with 8 goals so far, second most in the USL First Division. Thursday’s game is the final regular season home game for the Timbers.
More coverage of last night’s game:
- Timbers playoff bound with fourth consecutive draw – Oregonlive.com
- Portland vs. Minnesota photo gallery – SoccerCityUSA.com
- Late Ambriz goal clinches playoff spot in Minnesota – PortlandTimbers.com