PORTLAND, Ore. -- Advantage, Timbers.
Fanendo Adi scored twice, Diego Valeri added a goal and an assist, and Donovan Ricketts had his fourth shutout in Portland's 3-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday.
The Timbers (9-8-12) moved two points ahead of Vancouver (8-9-13) for the fifth and final playoff position in the Western Conference. Both teams have five games left.
"The team that won this game would be in the driver's seat. So we control our fate," Portland coach Caleb Porter said....