Jamison Olave's own goal seven minutes from time gifted the Portland Timbers a point as they came from two goals down to draw 3-3 with Tim Cahill's New York Red Bulls.
An Edgar Espindola double (9th and 24th), which sandwiched a reply from Diego Valeri (14th), and Olave's (29th) strike at the right end put the visiting side in control at half-time.
But Darlington Nagbe pulled one back after 56 minutes and the unfortunate Olave inadvertently complete the comeback.
Mike Magee bagged a hat-trick as defending-champion Los Angeles Galaxy began its MLS season with a 4-0 win over Chicago Fire.
Magee scored after 38 minutes to put the
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Australia talisman Tim Cahill has been cleared of a hamstring tear but faces at least two weeks on the sidelines with a mild strain.