Columbus Crew vs. Portland Timbers: Winners and Losers from MLS Cup Final

The Portland Timbers captured their first MLS Cup with a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Crew at Mapfre Stadium on Sunday.

Portland got off to a fast start as Diego Valeri and Rodney Wallace each found the back of the net within the first seven minutes of the contest.

Columbus pulled one back in the 18th minute after Kei Kamara took advantage of a goalkeeping blunder, but that would be the only time the Crew would celebrate a goal in front of the home fans.

The victory marked the end of a successful postseason run for the Timbers that saw the team earn positive results on the road on three occasions.

Here's a look at our winners and losers from Portland's MLS Cup triumph.

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