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Portland Timbers lead Seattle Sounders in extra time: MLS Cup Playoffs live ...


The Portland Timbers defeated the Seattle Sounders on penalty kicks (4-2) to advance to the Western Conference Championship Series of the MLS Cup Playoffs on Thursday.


The Timbers ended the game trailing the Sounders 3-2 after extra time in the in the second leg of the two-leg, Western Conference semifinals at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington.


But with the series tied 4-4 on aggregate the teams went to penalty kicks to decide who would advance to the conference finals.


Nicolas Lodeiro ties it on aggregate with a penalty strike following a handball call in the box.


Portland would advance to the Western Conference Championship series with either a win or a draw in Seattle Thursday.


If the two teams are tied on aggregate after the end of regulation Thursday, the club with more away goals in the series would advance.






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