Major League Soccer

 Full TimeKPDX
San JoseSJ
1
 
1
PortlandPOR
 0-1Y. Chara  34'
Vako  76' 1-1 
PORY. Chara  34' 0-1
SJVako  76' 1-1
HT: 0-1
Earthquakes Stadium
Referee: Alex Chilowicz
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Qazaishvili scores in 76th, Earthquakes tie Timbers 1-1

San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Valeri Kazaishvili (11) sets up to shoot against Portland Timbers goalkeeper Steve Clark (12), scoring a goal during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in San Jose, Calif.

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Valeri Qazaishvili scored in the 76th minute and the San Jose Earthquakes tied the Portland Timbers 1-1 on Wednesday night.

San Jose (2-4-5) will host Portland (4-4-3) again Saturday night.

Qazaishvili connected with Chris Wondolowski on a give-and-go and Qazaishvili dribbled around goalkeeper Steve Clark to tap it in.

Clark had a diving save in Wondolowski's header in the 89th for his fifth denial. San Jose goalkeeper James Marcinkowski made his first start since 2018, and had two saves.

Yimmi Chara gave Portland the lead in the 33rd on an assist from brother Diego, becoming the sixth pair of brothers in MLS history to connect on a goal. The Timbers allowed their 10th goal of the season in the final 15 minutes of a match.

Players from both teams stood at midfield before the match with a "Stay Strong California + Oregon" sign in support of the communities effected by the wildfires.

Updated September 17, 2020

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