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Quakes get late tie against Timbers

San Jose scored a late equalizer to draw with Portland on Sunday night.
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SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP)

Rookie forward Adam Jahn scored in the second minute of second-half stoppage time to pull the San Jose Earthquakes into 1-1 draw with the Portland Timbers on Sunday night.

Jahn beat Timbers goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts cleanly from 13 yards. The play came off a short centering pass from Nana Attakora and a subtle touch by Chris Wondolowski, who teed up Jahn.

The goal ended Ricketts' shutout streak at 314 minutes and it neutralized a 58th-minute score by Portland midfielder Diego Valeri, who returned from a one-game absence due to injury.

Portland (2-1-4) extended its unbeaten streak to five matches, and has never lost to San Jose in eight matches since joining MLS in 2011.

San Jose (2-3-3) is winless in its last four despite the season debuts of key contributors Steven Beitashour and Marvin Chavez.

Jahn has scored twice for the Earthquakes, and both were late equalizers; his 83rd-minute goal against New York paved the way for Wondolowski's 92nd-minute game-winner in a 2-1 victory on March 10.

Valeri took advantage of a loose rebound when teammate Ryan Johnson had his shot blocked by a last-ditch tackle from Beitashour. The unmarked Argentinean beat San Jose goalkeeper Jon Busch to the ball by a step, and fired home from 12 yards for his second goal.

Ricketts had to make two impressive saves to keep the game scoreless at halftime, including a one-on-one stop of Wondolowski, the league's reigning MVP, with a fully extended right hand in the 22nd minute.

D.C. United 2, Philadelphia Union 3

Jack McInerney scored two goals before halftime to lead the Philadelphia Union to a 3-2 victory over D.C. United on Sunday.

Conor Casey also scored early for the Union (3-2-2), who led 3-1 at halftime. It was Philadelphia's first victory in four matches. Lionard Pajoy scored early in the second half to help United (1-5-1) back into the game.

Perry Kitchen also scored to help D.C. score multiple goals for the first time this season, even though it lost its fourth straight.

United has now lost three straight at RFK after having a 17-match home unbeaten run snapped in a 2-1 defeat against Columbus on March 23.

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Pajoy scored his second goal of the season, and United's fourth in all, 2 minutes after halftime when he reached Daniel Woolard's cross and headed it past goalkeeper Zac MacMath from close range.

United then pressed for a tying goal, coming closest when Brandon McDonald's shot deflected off Philadelphia's Keon Daniel and just over the crossbar in the 64th minute.

But D.C. had few clear chances after that, and Daniel could've put it out of reach with a low strike if not for Hamid's reflex save in the 88th minute.

McInerney put Philadelphia up in the 7th minute when he reached Conor Casey's through ball, pulled away from D.C.'s Dejan Jakovic and McDonald, and finished inside the right post.

Casey struck four minutes later when he reached Danny Cruz's cross from the right and scored from the edge of the penalty area.

D.C. responded in the 17th minute when Kitchen scored on a nice cutback pass from Dwayne De Rosario.

But McInerney struck again for his sixth goal of the season in the 26th minute after reaching Sheanon Williams' throw-in that Amobi Okugo redirected with a header.

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