PTFC: From the Archives #Statman Edition | Head Chara defines Timbers win at LA

Timbers Celebrate, Timbers @ LA, 10.18.15

In the penultimate match of the 2015 MLS regular season, the Timbers sent shockwaves across the league when the club scored five second-half goals on their way to beating the defending MLS Champion LA Galaxy. The 5-2 road win was a catalyst towards Portland's run to MLS Cup. 

Tune in to FOX 12 Oregon KPTV or on April 12, 2020 at 3pm PT to see a special rebroadcast of this memorable match, presented by KeyBank. Here are five numbers to know for ahead of Sunday's rebroadcast.

5 In a 25-minute stretch in the second half, the Timbers scored five goals. It is the most goals in a single half in club history and is the only time since 2000 that an MLS team has scored five goals in a single half in a road match. 

15 In the match, Fanendo Adi scored the 14th and 15th goals of his 2015 season. Adi became the first Timbers player in the club's MLS era to reach 15 goals in a single season. 

1 Midfielder Diego Chara has played 280 MLS matches (regular season and playoffs) for the Timbers. His goal against LA was the only time in his career that he has scored on a header. 

2 The final two goals of the match were both assisted by defender Jorge Villafaña. It was the first time in his MLS career that Villafaña had two assists in a single match, a feat he matched in 2019 also against the Galaxy. 

+25 The LA Galaxy finished the 2015 regular season with the best home goal differential in MLS at +25. If you take away Portland's five goals, LA's conceded .69 goals per game for the season.