Diego Chara, Timbers vs. Houston, 6.26.16
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Quick Strikes | Five key stats for Portland's Sunday battle with the New York Red Bulls

The Portland Timbers head east to take on the New York Red Bulls Sunday at Red Bull Arena (3:00pm PT, ESPN2). Here are five numbers to know for #NYvPOR in the latest Quick Strikes. 

4 Matches between Portland and RBNY have been high-scoring affairs with an average of four goals per match between the clubs. No fixture involving the Timbers has seen a higher average of goals in the MLS era. 

63 As a team, the Timbers rank second for blocks in MLS with 63 blocks so far this season. Nat Borchers is third in MLS amongst players with 15.

2The Timbers are the only team in MLS to have two or more players ranked in the top eight for goals scored in 2016, with forward Fanendo Adi ranked tied for third in the league for goals (9) and midfielder Diego Valeri ranked tied for seventh (7). 

90.1 Midfielder Ned Grabavoy has completed 90.1 percent of the passes he has attempted in the opponent's half of the field this season. He has the highest completion percentage in the attacking half of any MLS player with five or more passes (Grabavoy has completed 91 of 101).

65 Diego Chara comes into Sunday's match with 65 tackles for the season. The midfielder is the only player in MLS to have 65 or more tackles in each of the last six seasons. 

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