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Portland Timbers vs. San Jose Earthquakes Photos

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I ventured down onto the pitch during today's game and took some photos, about two thousand of them. Most were out of focus or poorly framed, but a few turned out all right.

The three amigos.
The three amigos.
William Conwell

Here are some of my favorites.

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Caleb Porter in his natural environment. I like to think of him as "the Professor."

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Kalif Alhassan puts his hands up.


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Step one: Diego Valeri plays in Ryan Johnson for the Timbers' second goal.


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Step two: Ryan Johnson calmly chips the ball over John Busch to make the game 2-1.


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Step three: profit.


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Ryan Johnson has really embraced the fans here in Portland.


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My favorite shot of the night: the three amigos.


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Ryan Johnson knows we all miss Bright Dike, so he made sure to destroy Jason Hernandez before winning the ball.


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Diego Chara plays a wall pass at the top of the box.


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Michael Harrington and his hair cross the ball into the box.


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Obligatory crowd shot.


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Caleb Porter looks on as his players get organized down the pitch.


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Valeri and Johnson celebrating the hat-trick. Johnson celebrated by kissing the badge on his chest as he ran over to the corner of the Timbers Army.


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And the second obligatory crowd shot.


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Would you get in the way of Jose Adolfo Valencia? I wouldn't.


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Trencito ran into whatever was in front of him against the Earthquakes, including keeper John Busch several times.

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Rodney Wallace cuts a ball back into play from right on the end line.


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Sal Zizzo crosses the ball into the San Jose box late in the second half.


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The team heads into the locker room after doing their traditional lap of the field and Caleb Porter seems to have his "that was pretty cool" moment.


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Ryan Johnson does the three log press in front of the Timbers Army.