Jeremy Ebobisse, Timbers vs Sounders, 05.09.21
Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer

#StatMan Three | Ebobisse makes first start of the season

The Portland Timbers were defeated by Seattle Sounders FC, 2-1, on Sunday at Providence Park. Here are three key #StatMan takeaways from the match. 

9 With his goal in stoppage time, Bill Tuiloma became the ninth Timbers player to scored direct from a free kick in an MLS match. Tuiloma is the first defender to score direct from a free kick for the MLS Timbers. 

100 Sunday's match was the 100th meeting between teams named the Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders. The first match between the clubs was played on May 2, 1975. 

4 Forward Jeremy Ebobisse made his first start of the season, going 60 minutes in the match. Ebobisse lead the Timbers in shots, attempting four in the match. 

Recapping 2021's first Portland-Seattle derby: