In the final home match at Providence Park in 2015, the Portland Timbers finished their home slate with a bang, defeating FC Dallas 3-1 in the first leg of the Audi 2015 MLS Cup Playoffs Western Conference Championship. Here are three #StatMan takeaways from the match.
90The match was the 90th MLS home match (regular season and playoffs) played by the Timbers since joining the league for the 2011 season. Guaranteed to be the last home match of the season, Portland's victory continued a streak of selling out every MLS home match in club history.
2Getting the start for the second consecutive match, Dairon Asprilla delivered a goal and an assist to help lead Portland to the win. Asprilla now has a goal and two assists in the MLS Cup playoffs, matching his regular season output in both categories.
4,401 Nat Borchers scored his second career playoff goal when he sealed the match moments into second half stoppage time. It was the first MLS playoff goal for Borchers since Nov. 4, 2003 when he played for the Colorado Rapids--a span of 4,401 days.