The Portland Timbers head into the international break on a high, beating the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 Wednesday night at Providence Park. Here are three #StatMan takeaways from the match.
4 Diego Valeri had the game-winning assist, delivering a beautiful free kick to Liam Ridgewell on the match's lone goal. Valeri is one of five MLS players this season with at least four goals and four assists.
45 After receiving a red card just before the halftime whistle, the Timbers played 45 minutes with just ten men and still secured the victory. The 45 minutes is the longest the team has ever played down a man in a win in MLS play.
9Liam Ridgewell became the ninth different goal-scorer this season for the Timbers. Portland is one of only three MLS clubs with nine or more different players to score in 2016.