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Timbers end goal drought, top Fire

Updated: May 21, 2012, 1:45 PM ET
Associated Press

Eric Brunner's goal in the 19th minute broke a three-match scoring drought and the Portland Timbers went on to defeat the Chicago Fire 2-1 on Sunday.

An own goal in the 52nd minute proved to be the winner for the Timbers (3-5-3), who had played to scoreless draws in their last two matches.

"Maybe it wasn't pretty at times, but it was the three points that we needed," Timbers striker Kris Boyd said.

Jalil Anibaba scored the lone goal for the Fire (4-3-3), stopping a three-game ...

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