BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. — Brandon Vincent had a goal and an assist and the Chicago Fire tied the Portland Timbers 2-2 on Saturday.
Vincent headed down Bastian Schweinsteiger’s deep diagonal cross to cap the scoring in the 84th minute for the Fire (0-2-1). The result snapped Chicago’s four-game losing streak stretching back to last season.
Sebastian Blanco headed home Andres Flores’ cross from the middle of the 18-yard box to give the Timbers (0-2-2) the 2-1 lead in the 55th minute.
Schweinsteiger set up Vincent’s wide cross in the 50th minute and Nemanja Nikolic tapped in his third goal of the season to make it 1-all.
Blanco’s takeaway near midfield led to Diego Valeri’s early goal for Portland in the sixth minute. It was the reigning MVP’s first goal of the 2018 campaign.