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Fanendo Adi scores twice in 3-minute span in 2nd half, Timbers beat Sounders 4-1

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PORTLAND, Oregon — Nigerian forward scored twice in a 3-minute span in the second half to help the Portland Timbers beat the Seattle Sounders 4-1 in Major League Soccer on Sunday.

Seattle (equalized in the 38th minute, with volleying a side-footed shot past goalkeeper for his fourth goal of the season.

capped the scoring in second-half stoppage time. He took a pass from near the top of the box and placed a shot into the upper left corner for his first goal of the season.

Adi made it 2-1 in the 74th minute. shrugged off a defender to take the ball toward the goal and passed to Adi near the penalty spot. The forward sent a shot curling past diving goalkeeper and into the upper right corner.

Two minutes later, Adi struck again. He dribbled into the Seattle box and ripped a low shot past Frei for his eighth goal of the season. It was his seventh multi-goal game since joining Portland in May 2014.

Nagbe opened the scoring for Portland in the 12th minute with his first goal of the season. He ran onto a pass from , dribbled a few strides, and blasted a 25-yarder inside the left post.

In New York, started a comeback with an early second-half goal as the New York Red Bulls stormed past New York City FC 3-1.

gave City the lead in the sixth minute, setting up his own half-volley with a chest trap off 's header.

Wright-Phillips made it 1-1 in the 47th minute, ending his six-game scoreless drought with a left-footed volley.

added another for the Red Bulls in the 52nd minute and capped the scoring with a header in the 73rd — each their first MLS goals.

PHOTO: Portland Timbers'  Fanendo Adi (9) celebrates his goal by jumping the fence and holding up the chainsaw for the fans during the second half of an MLS Soccer game in Portland, Ore., Sunday June 28, 2015.  Portland beat Seattle 4-1. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)
Portland Timbers' Fanendo Adi (9) celebrates his goal by jumping the fence and holding up the chainsaw for the fans during the second half of an MLS Soccer game in Portland, Ore., Sunday June 28, 2015. Portland beat Seattle 4-1. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)

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PHOTO: Portland Timbers'  Fanendo Adi (9) battles against Seattle Sounders' Michael Azira (42) and Chad Marshall (14) during the second half of an MLS Soccer game in Portland, Ore., Sunday, June 28, 2015.  Portland beat Seattle 4-1. (AP Photo/Greg Wahl-Stephens)
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