Quick Strikes | Timbers lead MLS in goals scored and assists

Yimmi Chara #2, Timbers vs. LA, 9.2.20

In their penultimate game of the 2020 regular season, the Portland Timbers will host the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday at Providence Park (7pm PT, FOX 12 PLUS (KPDX)). Here are five numbers to know for #PORvCOL in the latest edition of Quick Strikes. 

2.6 The match will be the last Wednesday night regular-season match for the Timbers this season. Including the MLS is Back Tournament, Portland is 4-2-1 in Wednesday games with an average of 2.6 goals per match. 

100 In Portland's last match, defender Jorge Villafaña was playing in his 100th regular season match for the club. Villafaña is the ninth player to play 100 MLS matches for the Timbers. 

480 It will have been 480 days since the Timbers and Rapids last faced off with the clubs playing to a 2-2 draw on July 13, 2019. Colorado is the last new opponent Portland will face this season. 

8 The Timbers have beaten Colorado eight times at Providence Park in the club's 10 meetings in Portland. After dropping their first home match against the Rapids in 2011, Portland is on a nine-game unbeaten streak (8-0-1) in the fixture. 

45/46Portland leads all MLS teams in both goals and assists this season. Leading the way for the club for goals are Jeremy Ebobisse and Diego Valeri (eight) while Yimmi Chara has the most assists with eight.