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Post by Geezaldinho on Wed Aug 03, 2011 8:55 pm

Timbers shocking the Galaxy in the first half 2-0.

The league leaders are sleepwalking.... Must be the heat.

Now the Timbers have to figure out how to hold them off in the second. three strikers for the Galaxy.

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Post by Geezaldinho on Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:12 pm

Bruner on a header off a cross at around 70'.

3-0 Timbers.


Timbers might just pull this off.

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Post by Geezaldinho on Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:38 pm

And they do.

The stars were not in alignment for the Galaxy. Big stars nova'd ( no va Is Spanish for "doesn't go"). Very Happy

I should be a sports writer....

(coulda gone with the "taking 'em to the woodshed" theme)

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Post by up7587 on Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:15 am

Thanks for the continuing foreign phrase lessons. Cheers!

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Post by Geezaldinho on Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:31 am

Foreign language and astronomy lessons come free.

As it turns out, the O and the Timbers site did use the woodshed theme.

Now you know why the Chevy Nova didn't do so well in Latin America......

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Post by Guest on Thu Aug 04, 2011 1:50 pm

Purplegeezer wrote:Now you know why the Chevy Nova didn't do so well in Latin America......

I remember learning about the Chevy Nova in a Spanish class years ago. I thought it was the funniest mistake I had ever seen from a big car company. They should come out with the car in the US that's called the "lemon," but I think that title should go to Hummer.

Anyway, it was a great game by the Timbers. They really controlled the ball quite well and shut down Beckham's passes to the inside. Troy Perkin's best save was a little ball that rolled into the box. I hope the Timbers can learn from this game and put those tactics to use in their future games. It's a long climb into playoff contention after all...

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Post by Loud & Proud on Thu Aug 04, 2011 2:50 pm

Before the game, my buddy and I made a quick assessment of the Timbers' chances and predicted that we would suffer another loss.

"On the other hand," my amigo offered, "this game is like playing roulette: the odds are heavily against us; but if we win, it will be massive!"

Wonderful to be there for a great win. The Timbers finally put it all together for 90 minutes. Awesome fan environment, too.

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Post by VillaGorilla on Thu Aug 04, 2011 7:52 pm

Purplegeezer wrote:The league leaders are sleepwalking.... Must be the heat.


I'd blame the field dimensions or the artificial playing surface, but Bruce Arena already did that.

Fantastic night. The atmosphere was matched only by the opener against Chicago. On to Santa Clara.

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Post by PilotNut on Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:04 pm

Great 90 minutes for the Timbers... great to see them shut down Donovan... its always good to beat LA.

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Re: Timbers- Galaxy

Post by Geezaldinho on Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:10 pm

VillaGorilla wrote:
Purplegeezer wrote:The league leaders are sleepwalking.... Must be the heat.


I'd blame the field dimensions or the artificial playing surface, but Bruce Arena already did that.

Fantastic night. The atmosphere was matched only by the opener against Chicago. On to Santa Clara.


He and Landon both also blamed the Salary cap Shocked

I know how they could solve that issue....


Too bad it wasn't raining.

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Post by DaTruRochin on Thu Aug 04, 2011 9:38 pm

I'd say they would have blamed noxious two cycle engine fumes parading about the stadium, but I can't say that would be any worse than good ol LA smog...

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Post by PurplePrideTrumpet on Fri Aug 05, 2011 1:12 pm

DaTruRochin wrote:I'd say they would have blamed noxious two cycle engine fumes parading about the stadium, but I can't say that would be any worse than good ol LA smog...
If they didn't like the fumes they shouldn't have allowed so many goals.

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Post by DaTruRochin on Fri Aug 05, 2011 4:14 pm

HA! As if he doesn't just rev that thing up for the hell of it even when the Timbers don't score...

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