After getting embarrassed at home by archrival Seattle Sounders, then managing to snatch a draw from the jaws of victory on the round against Sporting Kansas, one thing managed to be of some solace to Portland Timbers fans. It could always be worse. For example, the Timbers could be Austin FC, an expansion side that ranks near the bottom of MLS in most offensive and defensive categories.
So it would naturally seem that the best thing to fix the Timbers’ woes would be to play Austin FC, which the team had the chance to do on Saturday. Nothing like an expansion team to get a nice blowout
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