Tempers flare as Seattle Sounders Cristian Roldan and the Timbers’ Sebastian Blanco bump chests near the end of the game as Seattle lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Tempers flare as Seattle Sounders Cristian Roldan and the Timbers’ Sebastian Blanco bump chests near the end of the game as Seattle lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Gallery: Seattle Sounders v. Portland

The Sounders fall to the Timbers, 2-1 at CenturyLink Field.

Tempers flare as Seattle Sounders Cristian Roldan and the Timbers’ Sebastian Blanco bump chests near the end of the game as Seattle lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Tempers flare as Seattle Sounders Cristian Roldan and the Timbers’ Sebastian Blanco bump chests near the end of the game as Seattle lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Nicolas Lodeiro is hold by Larrys Mabiala as the Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Raul Ruidiaz takes control of the ball as the Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Seattle’s Raul Ruidiaz tries to score a gaol after passing Portland goalie Jeff Attinella as the Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Joevin Jones takes shot around Diego Chara as the Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Seattle goalie Stefan Frei punches the ball out on a corner kick as the Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Seattle’s Raul Ruidiaz gets by Timbers goalie Steve Clark for the Sounders’ only goal of the game. Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Roman Torres fires a header toward the goal on a corner kick as the Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Seattle’s Brad Smith leaps over a sliding Steve Clark as the Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Jeremy Ebobisse holds up the final score as he walks into the locker room after the Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Seattle’s Jordan Morris and Portland’s Brian Fernandez watch the action near the goal as the Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Seattle’s Jordan Morris and Portland’s Brian Fernandez watch the action near the goal as the Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Brian Fernandez cheers after scoring the first goal as the Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Nicolas Lodeiro is hold by Larrys Mabiala as the Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Raul Ruidiaz takes control of the ball as the Seattle Sounders lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Seattle, Wash. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

By Andy Bronson

Herald Writer

The Sounders fall to the Timbers, 2-1 at CenturyLink Field.

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