Portland Timbers Robbed by Overmatched New York Red Bulls

I'm going to have a heart attack watching the Timbers.

For the second time in two weeks, they played their best soccer of the season—only to lose their composure in stoppage time.

Last week it was a heart-wrenching loss to Colorado on the last play in injury time. This time it was a handball in their box by Rodney Wallace that led to a PK for the New York Red Bulls, and a tie.

The fact is that the Timbers outplayed what many consider to be the best team in the MLS.

In the first half they went down 0-1 in the 4th minute. Thierry Henry worked with Dwayne De Rosario on a 1-2-3 that ended with Austin De Luz putting it in the net.

Although down, the Timbers kept their composure and displayed something they'd been lacking all season - patience. They worked the ball in the backfield and waited for openings and lines to show up in the mid-field and forward runs. They didn't have a great look at goal in the first half, but they domina...

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