The Portland Timbers rolled past the LA Galaxy, 5-2, on Wednesday night at Providence Park. Here are three #StatMan takeaways from the match.
4 Midfielder Yimmi Chara delivered four assists in the match. That is tied for the most assists in a game in MLS history. He is the sixth player to do it joining Carlos Valderrama, Chris Henderson, Dwayne De Rosario, Landon Donovan, and Lee Nguyen.
4 With the victory, the Timbers have qualified for the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs for the fourth consecutive season. It is the first time since the club's founding in 1975 that the club has qualified for the playoffs in four consecutive seasons.
19 Forward Jaroslaw Niezgoda scored in both the sixth and 19th minute of the match. It was the fastest a Timbers player has ever notched a brace from the beginning of a match in MLS play.