Oct 21, 2009, 7:23 AM
Gambian defender Momodou Futty Danso’s Portland Timbers beat Houston Dynamou 2-0 on Saturday courtesy of Ryan Johnson’s two goals.
Johnson opened the scoring in the 55th minute when he connected with a lovely cross from Diego Chara to give the home side a 1-0 lead, goal.com has stated.
The big forward then rounded out his night with a second goal in the 73rd minute.
After being played in by Darlington Nagbe, Johnson raced a full 40 yards and placed his shot into the upper corner to seal all three points for the home side.
The win is Portland’s first of the season.
In another development, Ken Abdoulie Mansally’s Real Salt Lake lost 1-0 to Colorado Rapids.