The Revolution began their comeback in the 42nd minute, however, with Bou scoring first from a Brandon Bye cross.
Three minutes after halftime, Bou scored again from a penalty kick earned after Larrys Mabiala fouled Buksa in the box.
Penalty. pic.twitter.com/E7teodaJHN— New England Revolution (@NERevolution) February 23, 2020
The Revolution added to their lead just three minutes later, with Bou continuing his strong streak with an assist to Buksa's goal.
New England maintained dominant form to finish out the match, ending a five match preseason with a record of 2W-2L-1T. Portland ends preseason with a second consecutive loss, but with a winning record of 4W-2L-0T in six exhibition matches.
- 29' - POR - Diego Chara
- 42' - NE - Gustavo Bou
- 48' - NE - Gustavo Bou
- 51' - NE - Adam Buksa
Portland Timbers starting XI: Steve Clark; Jorge Moreira, Larrys Mabiala, Dario Zuparic, Jorge Villafana; Cristhian Paredes, Diego Chara, Diego Valeri, Sebastian Blanco; Yimmi Chara, Felipe Mora
New England Revolution starting XI: Matt Turner; Andrew Farrell, Henry Kessler, Brandon Bye, DeJuan Jones; Scott Caldwell, Kelyn Rowe, Gustavo Bou; Teal Bunbury, Cristian Penilla, Adam Buksa