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The Timbers’ Felipe Mora (right) celebrates after he scored the tying goal in second-half stoppage time as the Portland Timbers played New York City FC in the MLS Cup final on Saturday, Dec. 11, 2021, at Providence Park in Portland. NYCFC won 4-2 on penalty kicks after the teams played to a 1-1 draw. Photo by Serena Morones for The Oregonian/OregonLive

Last time Felipe Mora took the field for the Portland Timbers, he was the hero who kept their MLS Cup hopes alive. Mora’s late goal sent the 2021 MLS Cup championship match into extra time, and although the Timbers lost to NYCFC in penalties, the moment is indelible in the minds of Portland fans who witnessed it.