Darlington Nagbe, Timbers vs. KC, 10.3.15
Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer

#StatMan Three | Portland Timbers 0, Sporting Kansas City 1 | Oct. 3, 2015

The Portland Timbers lost 1-0 to Sporting Kansas City Saturday night at Providence Park. Here are three #StatMan takeaways from the match. Here are three #StatMan takeaways from the match. 

97.67 Midfielder Darlington Nagbe completed all but one of his passes in the match for an overall passing accuracy of 97.67 percent. Nagbe completed 42 of 43 passes while also leading the Timbers in shots on target with three. 

17 The Timbers outshot Sporting Kansas City by a 17-8 margin while also forcing six saves from KC goalkeeper Tim Melia. Nagbe, Diego Valeri, and Lucas Melano each took four shots on the night. 

310 Portland spent the majority of the match in Sporting Kansas City's side of the field attempting 310 of its 433 passes in the attacking half, good for 71.5 percent of the total. According to Opta, the Timbers finished the match with 11 key passes compared to Sporting Kansas City's four.