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Manchester City opens US tour with 3-0 victory

 Portland Timbers soccer fans cheer during the first half of their against Manchester City exhibition game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, July 17, 2010....
 Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart, left, grabs the ball as Portland Timbers forward George Josten move in during the first half of their exhibition...
 A Manchester City soccer fan holds a team scarf as the team is introduced during the first half of their exhibition game against the Portland Timbers...
 Manchester City defender Dedryck Boyata, left, and Portland Timbers forward George Josten chase down the ball during the first half of their exhibiti...

Manchester City Timbers Soccer

Portland Timbers soccer fans cheer during the first half of their against Manchester City exhibition game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, July 17, 2010....

Manchester City Timbers Soccer

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart, left, grabs the ball as Portland Timbers forward George Josten move in during the first half of their exhibition...

Manchester City Timbers Soccer

A Manchester City soccer fan holds a team scarf as the team is introduced during the first half of their exhibition game against the Portland Timbers...

Manchester City Timbers Soccer

Manchester City defender Dedryck Boyata, left, and Portland Timbers forward George Josten chase down the ball during the first half of their exhibiti...

Manchester City kicked off its summer exhibition tour of the United States with a 3-0 victory over the Portland Timbers.
Stephen Ireland and Emmanuel Adebayor scored quick back-to-back goals Saturday night for City, which has been training at the Nike corporate headquarters in Beaverton for the past week.
It was the fourth international friendly this season for the Timbers, who will make the leap to Major League Soccer next season.
The game, played at the University of Portland's Merlo Field, was sold out with all of the 5,018 seats going to Timbers' season ticket holders.


Updated : 2020-12-03 01:02 GMT+08:00