The changing of the seasons portends one hell of a race for the playoff spots in MLS, while a surprise candidate for immortality charges toward a record in New Jersey.
BWP eyes record
The three points earned by virtue of the Red Bulls' 4-1 win over a mostly second-choice Seattle side represented the most important thing for the squad this weekend, without much question.
Along for the ride in the victory, however, is an increasingly interesting subplot in Jersey: the very real chance Bradley...
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Advantage, Timbers.
Fanendo Adi scored twice, Diego Valeri added a goal and an assist, and Donovan Ricketts had his fourth shutout in Portland's 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.
The Timbers (9-8-12) moved two points ahead of Vancouver (8-9-13) for the fifth and final playoff position in the Western Conference. Both teams have five games left.
"The team that won this game would be in the driver's seat. So we control our fate," Portland coach Caleb Porter said....