Portland Timbers 2-0 Houston Dynamo: Johnson leads Timbers to impressive win


Ryan Johnson had two goals as the Portland Timbers took an impressive 2-0 win over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night.

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.

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.