Chara brothers both score in Timbers’ victory over RSL

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REUNION, FLORIDA – JULY 28: Yimmi Chara #23 of Portland Timbers carries the ball during a round of sixteen match against FC Cincinnati in the MLS Is Back Tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on July 28, 2020 in Reunion, Florida. (Photo by Emilee Chinn/Getty Images)

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Yimmi Chara and his brother Diego Chara scored in the Portland Timbers’ 6-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.

Felipe Mora, Dairon Asprilla, Jaroslaw Niezgoda and Cristhian Paredes also scored for Portland, which is undefeated in its last six games.

The Timbers started the game in fifth place in the Western Conference, just a point in front of sixth-place RSL, but the win vaulted Portland into fourth. Salt Lake dropped to seventh behind Minnesota.

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