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LA Galaxy score late, beat Portland Timbers 2-1
CARSON, Calif. (AP) Sacha Kljestan scored on a penalty kick in the final minutes in the LA Galaxy's 2-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Saturday night.
The Galaxy (12-11-6) have won two straight against the Timbers (14-11-4), who ended a four-game winning streak.
Kljestan scored in the second minute of second-half stoppage time after Efrain Alvarez drew a foul in the Timbers' box. Javier Hernandez scored in the 62nd for the Galaxy.
Sebastian Blanco's goal tied it for the Timbers in the 72nd minute.
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Updated October 17, 2021