Shea Salinas scored in the 15th minute, while Danny Hoesen added another goal in the 34th minute and Cris Espinoza one minute later to give the Quakes a 3-0 win. The victory was the first for new coach Matias Almeyda and the first points in the 2019 season. Espinoza also had an assist on the first goal.
Diego Valeri scored in the 88th minute off a free kick to give the Timbers a road win over the Quakes 1-0, and to steal the points on the road. The match was filled with pomp and ceremony as the San Jose Ultras unveiled a commemorative choreo while announcer and former player Chris Dangerfield was inducted in the Earthquakes Hall of Fame with his plaque unveiled on top of the Avaya Stadium press box.
Facebook series – Quakes v Portland Timbers. Photos by Nap Badillo. All Rights Reserved
The Quakes will travel on the road to play Minnesota United Saturday May 12 at 11am PDT in a rematch of
their opening night tilt. That match was the first and remains the only win to date this season for the
Quakes. The Timbers will be back at home to host their Cascadia rival Seattle Sounders on Sunday May 13 at