Under the guidance of Diego Valeri, Portland beat Pelado 6-1, which suffered its second knockdown by six or more goals in less than 10 days.
San José Earthquakes does not raise its head and not only still without winning so far in MLS, but on top suffered a painful defeat again at home in his match against Portland Timbers, on a new date for the US tournament.
The MLS Is Back champions defeated Matías Almeyda’s team 6-1, who received their second win by six or more goals in less than 10 days, a number that is already a record in soccer in the United States. On Thursday the 10th he had lost 7-1 to the Seattle Sounders.
After the defeat, Almeyda did not participate in the traditional press conference and his possible departure from the team is already being discussed. The leadership promised changes and the main target would be the coach.
The former River in recent days also had a spicy cross with the press due to the criticism that he received these weeks for the game that his managers showed since the championship was resumed.
After the elimination in the quarterfinals of the MLS Is Back, the tournament that the American league played in the Orlando bubble, San José Earthquakes did not win any of the seven games who played after the resumption of the championship.
With the 1-6 against Portland, the team of Naked adds four defeats, three of them by a win, and three draws. Thus, they are last in the Western Conference, with 11 points.
In this particular season due to the pandemic, in addition to the seven dates that have been played since the return of the tournament, there are also the matches of the MLS IS Back group stage and the first two matches of the tournament before the suspension of the championship.
The only victories for Almeyda’s team since February were precisely in the championship that was played in Orlando. There they got their last win on July 27, when they beat Real Salt Lake in the round of 16.
On the Portland side Diego Valeri He was one of the great figures of the night, with his double against the Earthquakes. The former Lanús made it 1-0 and 3-0 for his team, which is fifth in the tournament.