For the Portland Timbers, the players to watch are Diego Valeri, Darlington Nagbe and Lawrence Olum. For the Chicago Fire, the players to. Sebastian Blanco's 70th-minute goal rescued the Portland Timbers from a home defeat, but the Timbers couldn't capitalize on chances to win in. Head to Head Statistics: Chicago Fire vs Portland Timbers Year up to The Soccer Teams Chicago Fire and Portland Timbers played 8. Diego ValeriM: Latest sports news - SofaScore News. He has netted 10 goals this season and leads the Fire with six assists. Thank you for your patience. Visit us on Facebook Twitter Instagram.