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First-place Timbers extend streak to 22 games
by Paul Kennedy, August 17th, 2009 7AM

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[USL-1] It was a very productive road trip for the Portland Timbers. They beat Montreal (1-0) and Rochester (4-1) to open up a four-point lead at the top of the USL First Division and extend their league record unbeaten streak to 22 games.

Midfielder Ryan Pore and forward Mandjou Keita each recorded a goal and an assist, forward Takayuki Suzuki scored the go-ahead goal and Keith Savage tacked on his third goal of the season to lead the Timbers (13-1-9) to their fourth straight victory.

Results
Aug. 12

Montreal 0 Portland 1
Goal:
POR: Ryan Pore (Kevin Forrest) 83
Att.: 11,247

Aug. 14
Miami FC 0 Minnesota 1

Goal:
MIN: Melvin Tarley (Ricardo Sanchez) 68
Att.: 1,213

Aug. 15
Rochester 1 Portland 4

Goals:
POR: Takayuki Suzuki (Ryan Pore) 22
POR: Ryan Pore (Mandjou Keita) 74
POR: Keith Savage (David Hayes) 80
ROC: Warren Ukah (John Ball) 86
POR: Mandjou Keita (Tony McManus) 90
Red Card:
ROC: Johnny Menyongar 75
Att.:: 6,071

Puerto Rico 1 Montreal 0
Goal:
PR: John Krause (Cristian Arrieta) 37
Att.:: 5,701

Vancouver 0 Carolina 0
Att.:: 5,484

Aug. 16
Austin 2 Minnesota 2

Goals:
AUS: Jean Alexandre (Eddie Johnson) 41
MIN: Melvin Tarley (Leonel Saint-Preux) 53
AUS: Sullivan Silva (Jean Alexandre) 74
MIN: Melvin Tarley (Ricardo Sanchez) 89
Att.:: 3,470

Standings
TEAM W L T GF GA P

Portland 13 1 9 37 12 48
Charleston 12 4 8 26 14 44
Carolina 13 5 4 28 13 43
Puerto Rico 11 5 8 31 22 41
Rochester 9 8 5 26 24 32
Montreal 7 10 5 22 25 26
Vancouver 7 9 5 29 27 26
Miami FC 7 10 4 19 29 25
Minnesota 4 10 7 20 29 19
Austin (-2)  3 12 8 21 39 15
Cleveland 2 14 7 16 41 13

 



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