Portland Overcomes Miscues, Gets Past Cincinnati in Shootout
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Portland goalkeeper Steve Clark made up for his mistake late in the second half with a key save in the penalty shootout and the Timbers advanced past FC Cincinnati into the quarterfinals of the MLS is Back tournament. Portland beat Cincinnati 4-2 in the shootout after the sides played to a 1-1 draw in regulation. Clark’s blunder led to a penalty and Cincinnati’s tying goal in the 81st minute from Jürgen Locadia. But in the penalty shootout, Clark smothered Locadia’s attempt in the third round to give the Timbers the advantage.