The Portland Timbers ran over Cascadia rival Vancouver Whitecaps FC 4-2 Sunday at Providence Park. Here are three #StatMan takeaways from the match.
4 For the first time this season, the Timbers scored four goals in a match. Four different players scored for Portland as the Timbers scored four or more goals against the Whitecaps for the first time since a 5-0 victory on May 2, 1982 when the clubs competed in the NASL.
8 Darlington Nagbe attempted a career-high eight shots in the match, culminating with his free kick goal in the 82nd minute. The midfielder tied his previous career high of five shots during the first half.
3Portland has scored three goals direct from free kicks this season, which is the most by the club in a single MLS season and is also tops in the league in 2016.