Timbers drop match to West Brom

PORTLAND — Gabriel Tamas scored in the final minute and West Bromwich Albion came from behind to defeat the Portland Timbers 3-2 on Wednesday night to cap a West Coast exhibition tour for the English Premier League club.

James Morrison and Somen Tchoyi also scored for the Baggies. Peter Lowry and Eddie Johnson scored for the Timbers, who gave many of their regular starters the night off.

West Brom plays its Premier League opener at home on Aug. 14 against defending champion Manchester United.

The Timbers, playing their inaugural Major League Soccer season, were coming off a 1-0 victory on the road against the Chicago Fire on Saturday. It was the club's first MLS away from home.

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