Felipe Mora’s Portland Timbers drew 2-2 against Marathon of Honduras for the first leg of the round of 16 of the Concacaf Champions League, the so-called Concachampions. The game was played at the Metropolitan Olympic Stadium, in the town of San Pedro de Sula.
The Chilean striker was a starter in the US team to be replaced in the discounts (90 ‘+ 1). And it was Felipe Mora himself who opened the account at 34 ‘ with a left-footed volley near the penalty spot.
Nevertheless, Bryan Castillo he equaled at point of shot for the Hondurans in the 38 ‘. Already in the second half the own goal by goalkeeper Denovan Torres returned the advantage to Portland in the 58 ‘, but Marlon ramirez he sentenced the tie at 67 ‘.
Now Mora’s team waits for the rematch against Marathón this coming Tuesday, April 13 for the passage to the quarterfinals. The winner will be measured against America from Mexico or Olimpia from Honduras.
It should be noted that this is the first official match of Felipe Mora and Portland Timbers in the 2021 season, pending the start of Major League Soccer in the United States.
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