The Portland Timbers went on the road Saturday night and earned a 1-1 draw with the New York Red Bulls. There are three numbers to take away from the match.
Portland has earned points in all three of their matches against Eastern Conference foes this season earning draws against the Red Bulls this evening and also against the New England Revolution (2-2 draw on Feb. 26) and Orlando City (0-0 draw on March 27).
With his start tonight, midfielder Yimmi Chara appeared in his 50th regular season match for Portland. The Colombian has started all 11 games for Portland this year and is the only player to start every match for the team in 2022.
Jaroslaw Niezgoda’s third goal of the season came in the 53rd minute and broke a team goalless drought of 335 minutes.