Omir Fernandez - Diego Chara - New York Red Bulls - Portland Timbers - preseason
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New York Red Bulls 2, Portland Timbers 2 | 2019 Preseason Match Recap

It was a tale of two halves for the New York Red Bulls and Portland Timbers on Saturday as part of the Mobile Mini Sun Cup, as the teams played to a 2-2 draw at Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz.

The Red Bulls opened the scoring in the 13th minute through second-year forward Brian White.

2019 MLS SuperDraft pick Sean Nealis doubled New York's lead with a looping header off a corner kick in the 32nd minute.

In the second half, Portland roared back, as Jeremy Ebobisse got on the board just after the hour mark, followed by a penalty scored by Diego Valeri to tie the game at 2-2 in the 70th minute.

Goals

  • RBNY - Brian White (Marcus Epps) 13'
  • RBNY - Sean Nealis 32'
  • POR - Jeremy Ebobisse 62'
  • POR - Diego Valeri (PK) 70'

Lineups

New York Red Bulls: GK - Evan Louro; Kyle Duncan, Sean Nealis*, Jordan Scarlett^, Rece Buckmaster* (Janos Loebe*); Vincent Bezecourt (Jean-Christophe Koffi), Florian Valot (Ben Mines), Omir Fernandez, Marcus Epps (Tom Barlow^); Andreas Ivan (Jared Stroud^), Brian White

*- 2019 MLS SuperDraft selection
^ - NYRBII player

Portland Timbers first half: GK - Jeff Attinella; Zarek Valentin, Larrys Mabiala, Julio Cascante, Jorge Villafaña; David Guzmán, Diego Chara; Dairon Asprilla, Diego Valeri, Sebastian Blanco; Jeremy Ebobisse

Portland Timbers 73rd minute: GK - Steve Clark; Marco Farfan, Bill Tuiloma, Claude Dielna, Miller; Andres Flores, Cristhian Paredes, Andy Polo, Marvin Loría, Tomas Conechny; Lucas Melano.


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