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November 8, 2013 at 12:57 AM

Portland 3, Sounders FC 2, video highlights and postgame notes (Timbers advance, 5-3)

— Sounders FC made it to the conference semifinals five straight years but advanced just once.
— Sounders FC ended the season on a 1-6-3 run.
— Sounders FC was 17-17-8 this season in all comps. and failed to win a trophy for a second year.
— Sounders FC fell to 4-7-2 in postseason, 1-5-0 on the road.
— Sounders FC has never overcome a first-leg deficit and has led a series lead in the playoffs for just 72 of its 1200 playoff minutes.
— Sounders FC had won three-straight second legs and four straight elimination games.
— Sounders FC had never overcome a first-leg deficit. MLS teams fell to 3 for 12 when losing the first leg at home, 3 for 8 when losing by a single goal.
— Sounders FC had been 11-0-1 when scoring two goals in a game this season.
— Sounders FC has scored 9 of its 11 playoff goals in the 56th minute or later.
— Sounders has lost three straight to Portland, leads all-time series 41-31-11.
— Sounders FC fell to 0-24 including playoffs when going down 2-0 in a game.
— Eddie Johnson scored his third playoff goal, a team record, and has three in four playoffs games.
— Eddie Johnson scored his fifth goal against Portland, 12th goal in all comps. (both team highs).
— Clint Dempsey took 46 shots this season and made one.
— Osvaldo Alonso came out in 84th minute injured, marking the only playoff minutes he’s missed.
— DeAndre Yedlin recorded his first playoff goal and first playoff assist.
— Mauro Rosales was on the field for all three goals scored and none of the goals allowed.
— Obafemi Martins (groin) played his first game since Oct. 9 after misses five games.
— This was the only conference semifinal series that didn’t go to extra time.
— The Timbers are the first team since 2008 to advance out of its first playoff series.
— The Timbers are on a 7-0-3 run overall, 12-0-4 at home.
— The Timbers five goals in the series match an MLS record for the conference semifinals.
— The Timbers home shutout streak ended at 523 minutes.
— The Timbers had earned five straight home shutouts.
— The Timbers hadn’t beaten Seattle in a playoff series since 1975 in the old NASL.

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