Fanendo Adi and Lucas Melano each scored to help lead the Portland Timbers to their first-ever MLS Cup as they used a 2-2 draw with FC Dallas to win the Western Conference Championship by an aggregate score of 5-3. Here are three #StatMan takeaways from the match.
18 Forward Fanendo Adi scored his 18th goal of the season, which ties for the most goals by a Timber in a single season. Adi joins Peter Withe, Fadi Afash, McKinley Tennyson, and Byron Alvarez with 18 competitive goals in a single season.
4 With assists on both goals, Diego Valeri has now assisted on four goals in four matches in the Audi 2015 MLS Cup playoffs. The Argentine maestro also led the Timbers in chances created for the match with four.
1975 The Portland Timbers have advanced to a cup final for the first time since the club's inaugural season of 1975.