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Ebobisse caps Timbers’ comeback in 2-2 draw with Dynamo

Jeremy Ebobisse scored in stoppage time to give the Portland Timbers a 2-2 draw with the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night.

Ebobisse headed home a wide cross from Larrys Mabiala, capping the second-half comeback for the Timbers (4-4-1). It was the forward’s first goal of the season.

Dairon Asprilla pulled Portland within one in the 50th minute, gathering a lead pass from Claudio Bravo and placing a chip shot over the goalkeeper.

Houston Dynamo's Maximiliano Urruti (37) and Derrick Jones (21) look on as Maynor Figueroa (15) and Fafa Picault (10) celebrate a goal by Picault against the Portland Timbers during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Houston. (AP PhotoMichael Wyke)

The Dynamo (3-3-4) opened the scoring in the 15th minute on Fafà Picault's close-range header. Tyler Pasher extended the Houston lead in the 33rd, curling home a right-footed shot from the top of the penalty area.

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Portland Timbers forward Jeremy Ebobisse (17) blocks out Houston Dynamo defender Maynor Figueroa (15) as he brings the ball down during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Houston. (AP PhotoMichael Wyke)

Houston Dynamo midfielder Matias Vera, front, brings down the ball in front of Portland Timbers defender Bill Tuiloma, back during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Houston. (AP PhotoMichael Wyke)

Portland Timbers forward Jeremy Ebobisse, left, and Houston Dynamo defender Tim Parker, right, bring down the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Houston. (AP PhotoMichael Wyke)

Portland Timbers midfielder Eryk Williamson, left, is pulled back by Houston Dynamo forward Maximiliano Urruti, right, as they chase the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Houston. (AP PhotoMichael Wyke)

Houston Dynamo defender Adam Lundqvist (3) kicks through the block by Portland Timbers midfielder Marvin Loria (44) during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Houston. (AP PhotoMichael Wyke)

Portland Timbers' Diego Valeri, left, Dairon Asprilla, middle, and Jeremy Ebobisse, right, celebrate the goal by Asprilla during the second half of an MLS soccer match against the Houston Dynamo Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Houston. (AP PhotoMichael Wyke)

Portland Timbers goalkeeper Aljaz Ivacic (31) makes the save over Houston Dynamo defender Tim Parker (5) and defender Zac McGraw, right, during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Houston. (AP PhotoMichael Wyke)

Houston Dynamo forward Maximiliano Urruti, left, kicks the ball into Portland Timbers defender Zac McGraw (85) during the second half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Houston. (AP PhotoMichael Wyke)

Houston Dynamo's Maynor Figueroa (15) and Fafa Picault (10) both go for a header for a goal as Portland Timbers goalkeeper Aljaz Ivacic, back, attempts to block during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Houston. Picault was credited with the goal. (AP PhotoMichael Wyke)

Houston Dynamo defender Adam Lundqvist, left, and Portland Timbers midfielder Marvin Loria, right, battle for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, June 23, 2021, in Houston. (AP PhotoMichael Wyke)