For the second time in four matches, the Portland Timbers welcome Sporting Kansas City to the Rose City when they compete on Saturday at Providence Park (7:30pm PT, KPDX). Here are five numbers to know for #PORvSKC in the latest Quick Strikes by Simple.
12 Forward Fanendo Adi has scored 12 goals in MLS play in 2015, which is the most by a Timbers player in the club's five-year MLS history. Adi's 12 league goals are the most scored by a Portland player since Ryan Pore scored 15 in 2010 and ties him for 10th-most goals in a single season in the 40-year history of the club.
.667 After the 2-1 victory Saturday over Columbus, Portland is now 8-4 in one-goal games this season. The .667 winning percentage in one-goal matches is tied for the second best record in MLS in 2015.
35 In 2015, Portland has conceded just 35 goals, which is the third fewest goals allowed by an MLS club this season. The six MLS teams with the fewest goals allowed this season all play in the Western Conference.
5 Rodney Wallace delivered his fifth assist of the season when he found Adi for the game-winning goal against Columbus Saturday. Wallace joins Diego Valeri as the only MLS Timbers players with multiple seasons of five assists or more.
80 Midfielder Darlington Nagbe has made 80 league appearances at Providence Park during his five-year career in the Rose City. If Nagbe plays Saturday, he will move into a tie with Juninho of the LA Galaxy for most home games played for one team since the beginning of the 2011 season.