The Portland Timbers head to Texas to face the Houston Dynamo Saturday at BBVACompass Stadium (5pm PT, ROOT SPORTS). Here are five numbers to know for #HOUvPOR in the latest Quick Strikes.
6 In his last seven games played, Sebastián Blanco has delivered six combined goals and assists. The midfielder had both a goal and an assist in Portland's 2-1 victory at Vancouver on Sunday.
13 With Jeremy Ebobisse's goal against Vancouver, Portland has had 13 different goal-scorers this season. The 13 different goal-scorers tie the Timbers with Toronto FC for the most unique goal-scorers in 2017.
37 Heading into the match, the Timbers are tied with the Dynamo with 37 goals scored this season. No Western Conference team has scored more goals than the 37 tallied by each of the two clubs.
34 Since the beginning of the 2013 season, the Timbers have lost 34 road matches. In that time span, only the LA Galaxy have lost fewer road matches (33) among teams that have played in MLS every season in that span.
28 The Timbers are one of two teams to have three players with 28 or more chances created this season. Diego Valeri leads the way with 44, while Blanco has created 36 chances and David Guzmán has been credited with 28.