Sporting KC's perfect start over
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Timbers goalkeeper Troy Perkins said he couldn't help thinking about Portland's late lapses this season going into the final minutes against undefeated Sporting Kansas City.
But the Timbers held on for the 1-0 victory Saturday night, snapping Sporting's seven-match winning streak.
"It definitely gets one off our backs," said Perkins, who earned his 50th career win with the shutout.
In the end, it was an own goal that spoiled Sporting Kansas City's perfect season. ...
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