The Timbers fell in penalty kicks last night to Aston Villa, which is officially OK because the result likely pleased Tom Hanks.
The star of The 'Burbs, along with son Colin, were in the House of Pane to watch their favorite English Premiere League side finish up their tour of the States, and the exhibition didn't disappoint: The match went to penalty kicks after the home team decidedly didn't quit and answered an 80th minute goal by Villain Ciaran Clark with an 81st minute equalizer by Rodney Wallace.
Portland returns to action (and its reality as the bottom team on the MLS table) on Saturday at home against Chivas USA. I can only assume Hanks found Portland charming and will return soon after. He knows Portland needs a coach ... right?
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