Image from iOS

The Portland Timbers earned a statement win Saturday night with a 6-1 victory over Real Salt Lake at Providence Park. Here are three key numbers from the night.

1+1

For the first time since signing with the club in 2019, both brothers Diego and Yimmi Chara scored a goal in the same match. Yimmi assisted on Diego’s goal which was the third time in their Timbers’ career that the brothers had assisted each other.

6

Coming on in the second half, midfielder Marvin Loría set up Cristhian Paredes’ great goal with a brilliantly faked shot and pass. It was Loría’s sixth assist of 2021 – a career high – and continues his team lead in the category.

Advertising

1

Midfielder Santiago Moreno set up Jaroslaw Niezgoda’s first goal since returning from injury with some deft skill in the box. It was the Colombian’s first career MLS assist.

Advertising

Advertising