Major League Soccer was unable to corroborate an allegation that a racial comment was directed at Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Chara during a game against Minnesota United.
The league said Monday that while its investigation found the allegation was made in good faith, it “could not corroborate or refute the allegation.”
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Major League Soccer is investigating allegations of racial abuse directed at Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Chara.
Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese said after Portland's 1-0 loss to Minnesota United Saturday night that a “discriminatory word” had been used by a Loons player toward Chara, who is Black and from Colombia.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Adrien Hunou scored in the second minute and Minnesota United held on the rest of the way to defeat the Portland Timbers 1-0 on a steamy Saturday night.
The victory extended the Loons' undefeated streak to six straight games.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Felipe Mora scored a pair of second-half goals and the Portland Timbers defeated the LA Galaxy 3-0 on Saturday.
It was the second loss of the season for the Galaxy, who were off to a hot start in the league with four wins in their first five games.
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Lucas Cavallini scored in the 49th minute and the Vancouver Whitecaps kicked off the 2021 Cascadia Cup with a 1-0 win over the Portland Timbers in the season opener for both teams on Sunday night...