For the second time in 15 days, the Portland Timbers will take on their classic rival, Seattle Sounders FC, when the clubs face off Sunday at CenturyLink Field (7pm PT, ROOT SPORTS). Here are five numbers to know for #SEAvPOR in the latest Quick Strikes.
343 Sunday's match will be the Timbers first true road match in the regular season in 343 days. Portland's last regular-season road game took place Sept. 29, 2019 at Sporting Kansas City.
13In Portland's last 22 games away from Providence Park in all competitions, the Timbers have a record of 13-5-4. The Timbers are also unbeaten in their last eight matches away from Portland.
2 The Timbers have won each of their last two MLS regular-season matches at Seattle. It is the first time in Portland's MLS era that they have beaten the Sounders in consecutive road matches and the first time in all eras since the Timbers won four straight between 2003 and 2005.
11in10 Since the Timbers returned to play in July, the club has played ten matches. In those ten matches, Sebastián Blanco has 11 combined goals and assists with four goals and seven assists.
1 Sunday's match will be the first time the Timbers face the Sounders in a non-nationally televised match in MLS play. The last time the clubs faced off in a regular-season match that wasn't nationally televised was in USL play on Aug. 7, 2008.