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Timbers beat Sporting KC 3-2 to earn MLS Cup trip

Friday, November 30th, 2018

Timbers manager Giovanni Savarese wouldn't divulge what was said in the Portland locker room at halftime Thursday night, saying only that ''a few words'' might have come across rather sharply. After getting dominated by Sporting Kansas City for the first 45 minutes and falling into a 1-0 hole, the Timbers rallied in the second half in the second leg of the Western Conference final. Diego Valeri scored a pair of goals, one of them in stoppage time, and Sebastian Blanco had the other as the Timbers squeaked out a 3-2 victory to advance to the MLS Cup for the second time in four years.