The Portland Timbers have failed to qualify from the CONCACAF Champions League group stage after being downed 3-1 by Olimpia at the Estadio Tiburcio Carias Andino.
The Hondurans win meant that both teams finished level on nine points and head-to-head goal difference from four games in Group Five, with only Olimpia's better record of away goals in their head-to-head games with Portland sending them through.
The Timbers always looked in for a tough night, having to chase the game after conceding...
The final weekend of the MLS season won't be without a bit of drama. The way things were going, that wasn't guaranteed to be the case. Thanks to a comeback in Los Angeles and a flat road performance in San Jose, there will be things left to play for when the 2014 regular schedule comes to an end Sunday.
Week 32 also delivered the final home curtain calls for a pair of MLS icons and the latest failure of a certain MLS club that has turned underachieving into an art form.
Galaxy vs. Sounders, Round...
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando had seven saves for his sixth shutout of the season in a 0-0 draw with the Portland Timbers on Friday night.
Portland's Donovan Ricketts made three saves to also get his sixth shutout.
Salt Lake (14-8-11) moved two points ahead of FC Dallas for third place in the Western Conference.
The Timbers (11-9-13) pulled into a tie with Vancouver for the fifth and final playoff spot in the West. Portland has one game remaining,...