For the second time this season across all competitions, the Timbers defeated Seattle Sounders FC on the road, knocking off their rival, 2-1, Sunday at CenturyLink Field. Here are three key #StatMan takeaways from the match.
4 In just two matches across all competitions against Seattle, forward Brian Fernandez has now scored four goals. The four career goals is tied for fifth-most career goals by a Timbers player against the Sounders.
2X4 For the first time in the 106-game rivalry, the Timbers have scored multiple goals in four consecutive matches against the Sounders. Three of those four matches have come on the road for Portland.
10 Since joining the Timbers in 2013, Diego Valeri has now delivered 10 assists against the Sounders in MLS play (regular season and playoffs). Valeri's 10 assists against Seattle are the second-most by any player against a single MLS opponent in that span.