- Associated Press - Monday, March 17, 2014

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) - Gaston Fernandez scored in the 79th minute as the Portland Timbers salvaged a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire in Major League Soccer on Sunday.

The newly acquired Argentine forward scored a late equalizer for the second straight match. His goal in stoppage time gave the Timbers a 1-1 draw in the season opener against Philadelphia.

Jeff Larentowicz converted a penalty in the 19th minute to put the Fire ahead early.

WHITECAPS 1, CHIVAS USA 1

CARSON, California (AP) - Kekuta Manneh scored in the 81st minute for Vancouver in a 1-1 draw with 10-man Chivas USA.

Erick Torres scored for Chivas in the 45th minute.

Chivas midfielder Agustin Pelletieri was ejected in the 13th minute for a tackle on Vancouver’s Pedro Morales.