MLS Cup Final 2015: Columbus Crew vs. Portland Timbers Score, Twitter Reaction

The Portland Timbers beat the Columbus Crew in the MLS Cup Final, claiming a 2-1 victory at Mapfre Stadium in Ohio on Sunday.

Goals from Diego Hernan Valeri and Rodney Wallace crowned the Timbers as league champions, while Kei Kamara gave the Crew a vital lifeline in the match. 

Columbus was overpowered throughout the game, despite fighting hard to get itself an equalizer during rare spells of dominance, but the Timbers were clearly the superior team on the night.

The Crew made the most catastrophic start possible, as goalkeeper Steve Clark took too long with his clearance and smashed his kick against the onrushing Valeri. The ball deflected over the line for the first goal of the game, with Columbus conceding after only 30 seconds of the match. 

Clark held his head in his hands upon realizing his huge mistake, as Portland celebrated wildly in front of the Columbus fans.

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