I had the pleasure of joining the Portland Timbers Army last night as the Timbers took on Valencia, a spanish team, in an friendly international match. The Timbers ended up losing 1-0, but the match was still good. As Steven Smith, a Timbers player, tweeted:
#RCTID ->RT @Steven26Smith: I'd say we held our own.Now time to get ready for the big game on Saturday. Night all #tired
— Portland Timbers (@TimbersFC) May 24, 2012
Totally agree. You guys played great. Here are the highlights of the game:
Lots of close opportunities.
|The field during warm-ups. It's a nice stadium.|
This was my first Timbers match experience, and I must say that being in general admission with the Timbers Army looks way more fun than seats on the sidelines. We get to stand the whole time, and yell fun chants without people looking at us weird. Here's a small snippet of what cheering was like:
It was a blast and I'd like to go again. Thanks David for inviting me.
|Here I am, enjoying myself. :)|