ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Ethan Finlay scored on a penalty kick in stoppage time, Vito Mannone had five saves for his second consecutive shutout and Minnesota United beat the Portland Timbers 1-0 on Sunday.
Mannone has shutouts in three of his last four games.
Minnesota (11-7-5) is unbeaten, with five wins, in its last seven.
Portland’s Larrys Mabiala was called for a hand ball in the area and, after video review confirmed the call, Finlay converted from the spot in the second minute of stoppage time.
The Timbers had 57 percent possession and controlled much of the action but couldn’t convert.
Sebastian Blanco missed wide on a chance in the third minute and his long-range shot in the 16th was tipped over the crossbar by Mannone — who made a double-save in the 29th minute.
Brian Fernandez first-timed a shot off the post in the 78th and his header in the 82nd slipped just over the crossbar.
The Timbers (9-9-4) had their six game unbeaten streak snapped.