By The Numbers | Chara breaks MLS fouls record, Blanco joins 10,000 minutes club


The Portland Timbers played to a 0-0 draw Saturday evening against the Houston Dynamo. Here are three numbers to remember.


In the 12th minute, midfielder Diego Chara committed his 757th career foul giving, surpassing Kyle Beckerman for the MLS all-time record for most fouls committed. Chara earned three fouls total for the match.

HISTORY | Diego Chara breaks the MLS all-time record for most fouls committed


Portland is undefeated across the past seven regular-season meetings against Houston (4-0-3), dating back to May 15, 2019.


In the 53rd minute, midfielder Sebastián Blanco passed the career 10,000 minutes played mark, becoming just the fifth player in Portland’s MLS history to achieve the feat. He joins D. Chara, Jack Jewsbury, Darlington Nagbe and Diego Valeri as the only Portland players to have played over 10,000 minutes with the club.

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