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LA Galaxy score late, beat Portland Timbers 2-1

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CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Sacha Kljestan scored on a penalty kick in the final minutes in the LA Galaxy’s 2-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Saturday night. The Galaxy (12-11-6) have won two straight against the Timbers (14-11-4), who ended a four-game winning streak. Kljestan scored in the second minute of second-half stoppage time after Efrain Alvarez drew a foul in the Timbers’ box.  Javier Hernández scored in the 62nd for the Galaxy. Sebastián Blanco’s goal tied it for the Timbers in the 72nd minute.

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