Ebobisse caps Timbers’ comeback in 2-2 draw with Dynamo

Houston Dynamo's Maximiliano Urruti (37) and Derrick Jones (21) look on as Maynor Figueroa (15) and Fafa Picault (10) celebrate a goal by Picault against the Portland Timbers during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
Houston Dynamo's Maximiliano Urruti (37) and Derrick Jones (21) look on as Maynor Figueroa (15) and Fafa Picault (10) celebrate a goal by Picault against the Portland Timbers during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

HOUSTON – Jeremy Ebobisse scored in stoppage time to give the Portland Timbers a 2-2 draw with the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night.

Ebobisse headed home a wide cross from Larrys Mabiala, capping the second-half comeback for the Timbers (4-4-1). It was the forward’s first goal of the season.

Dairon Asprilla pulled Portland within one in the 50th minute, gathering a lead pass from Claudio Bravo and placing a chip shot over the goalkeeper.

The Dynamo (3-3-4) opened the scoring in the 15th minute on Fafà Picault's close-range header. Tyler Pasher extended the Houston lead in the 33rd, curling home a right-footed shot from the top of the penalty area.

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