Gallagher nets Q2’s first MLS aim, Austin tops Timbers 2-1


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Jon Gallagher scored the primary MLS aim at Q2 Stadium and Austin FC beat the Portland Timbers 4-1 on Thursday night time to snap an eight-game winless streak.

Austin (3-5-4) received for the primary time since back-to-back victories on April 24 and Might 1.

Gallagher opened the scoring with a sliding end of a give-and-go with Tomás Pochettino within the twenty eighth minute. It was enlargement Austin’s first aim since a 1-1 tie with Sporting Kansas Metropolis on June 12.

Diego Fagundez took a misplayed ball and beat Portland goalkeeper Steve Clark within the thirty third earlier than Jeremy Ebobisse put away a cross by Diego Valeri in first-half stoppage time to make it 2-1.

Alexander Ring scored within the 77th minute and Héctor Jiménez had a aim within the 81st to cap the scoring.

Austin had been scoreless in its first two video games — ties with San Jose on June 19 and Columbus on June 27 — at its new dwelling. Q2 Stadium opened June 16 when the U.S. girls’s crew beat Nigeria 2-0 in a global pleasant.

Austin, which went into the sport with simply six targets this season, had 69.3% possession and the Timbers (4-6-1) had simply 5 photographs, one on track.


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