The team of Caleb Porter experienced their 9th defeat of the season on August 30 after losing against Seattle Sounders with a scoreboard that displayed 2-1 in favor of the home team but the coach of Portland Timbers is certain that his team was the better one and this loss was due to the referees.
Caleb Porter expressed his opinion concerning how the match was managed and he stated that the referee of the game, Alan Kelly did not make a good job in controlling the game and the decisions that the match officials made in the game were very poor.
The 40 year old manager of Portland Timber complained about the referee in the game as he said: “Our plan was to come in and go toe-to-toe, and I thought we did that, and I thought we were far and away the better team. I thought the official was very poor. I’ll stick with the theme of coaches complaining this week, but the reality is I call a spade a spade, and the official was very poor today.”
In terms of possession, both teams had their fair share of time with the ball but Portland Timbers did have the clear upper hand in relation to the shots that were launched as the visiting team launched a total of 20 shots which is huge compared to Seattle Sounders which could only muster 6 shots but managed to score twice from those limited attempts and this is something that Portland Timbers failed to do. Continue reading “Caleb Porter believes his team was the better one but they still lost”