San Jose Earthquakes’ Comeback Falls Short in 2-1 Road Loss to Portland Timbers

Mired in a brutal midseason stretch that will see them play six games in 18 days (they're currently four games through), the San Jose Earthquakes lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers on Tuesday night at Jeldwen Field.

The loss dropped the Earthquakes' season record to 11-3-4, although they remain first in the Western Conference standings with 36 points.

Much had been made about the Earthquakes' prodigious attack (35 goals (including 17 on the road) and 37 assists this season), deemed to be far superior to that of the Timbers', who have crawled out of the gate to start the MLS season.

But with the first portions of Tuesday night's match as a reference, you wouldn't have known that the Earthquakes were at top of the Western Conference. The Timbers dominated them in both possession and scoring opportunities.

Aside from some pretty link-up play in midfield, and one searching long ball that passed just out of the reach of league-leading go...

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