US Major League Soccer

Vancouver Whitecaps 1 Portland Timbers 0: Hosts extend unbeaten streak

Former Sporting CP star Fredy Montero broke the deadlock in the ninth minute to extend hosts Vancouver's unbeaten streak to three matches.

Fredy Montero scored the only goal of the game as in-form Vancouver Whitecaps defeated Portland Timbers 1-0 in MLS.

Former Sporting CP star Montero broke the deadlock in the ninth minute to extend hosts Vancouver's unbeaten streak to three matches.

Montero unleashed a powerful strike into the top corner of the net for his second goal in two matches on Friday.

With the win, the Whitecaps moved into seventh position and the play-off places in the Western Conference after 11 games.

The Timbers, meanwhile, had their three-game winning run ended as they dropped to 10th.