By DAN KARELL
What began as an encouraging start to the 2013 season has turned into a truly impressive run for the Portland Timbers after a statement victory on the road against Sporting Kansas City.
The Timbers went on the road on Saturday and took down Sporting Kansas City, 3-2, earning Caleb Porters’ squad SBI MLS Team of the Week honors.
Ryan Johnson, Darlington Nagbe, and Rodney Wallace all scored for the Timbers while goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts made a number of terrific saves to preserve the win.
The Timbers beat out the New York Red Bulls, Los Angeles Galaxy and New England Revolution for this week’s honors.
What did you make of Portland’s performance? Which MLS team impressed you the most during Week Nine?
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