CARSON, Calif. (AP) – Robbie Keane hit the right post and Landon Donovan had three opportunities inside the Portland box as the Los Angeles Galaxy settled for a 0-0 draw with the Timbers on Wednesday night.
Portland (6-1-9) extended its unbeaten streak to 14 matches with its third shutout in the last four.
Los Angeles (6-6-3) had conceded eight goals in its previous two matches - losses at New England and Real Salt Lake.
Keane's glancing header in the 55th minute, which bounced through the goalmouth and off the right post, was the best scoring chance in a game that featured superb ball movement through midfield by both teams but little effective penetration and scarce opportunities to break the deadlock.
Donovan had all of his three chances in the first half, with all coming on through balls from Keane, but Timbers defender Pa-Modou Kah made stops in the box each time.