Timbers get 2 late goals to down Dynamo
Break up the 2014 Portland Timbers.
Will Johnson and Maximilliano Urruti scored in the final 10 minutes Wednesday as the Timbers got their first victory and remained unbeaten in preseason action at Tucson, Ariz.
Donovan Ricketts and Andrew Weber easily combined for the 2-0 shutout of the Houston Dynamo at Kino Sports Complex.
Portland is 1-0-1 going into its next friendly, 5 p.m. PT Saturday here against Seattle. Houston fell to 1-2-0.
Urruti and Gaston Fernandez assisted on Johnson's game-winner in the 80th minute Wednesday, as the teams played three 30-minute periods. Urruti took the ball from a Houston player near midfielder and led the counterattack.
Three minutes later, Urruti scored off a feed from Fernandez.