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Quick Strikes | Five key numbers to know ahead of the Timbers game against Seattle

For the second consecutive weekend, the Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders FC will face off, this time at Providence Park on Sunday afternoon (2:00pm PT, ESPN). Here are five numbers to know for #PORvSEA in the latest Quick Strikes. 

7 The Timbers have scored seven goals in their last two home matches against Seattle. That is the most goals Portland has ever scored in consecutive home games in the series, which dates back to 1975. 

49 Sunday's match will be the 49th meeting across all eras between the two clubs at Portland's home stadium, Providence Park. The first game took place on May 2, 1975 in the first match in Portland Timbers history. 

25k In last Sunday's match against Seattle, midfielder Jack Jewsbury surpassed the 25,000-minute mark in MLS. Jewsbury is one of 10 active players in MLS to have played at least 25,000 regular-season minutes in their career. 

1 Portland has scored at least one goal in every home MLS match it has played this season. The only other MLS teams to accomplish that feat this season are FC Dallas and the Philadelphia Union.  

80%The Timbers have maintained a passing accuracy of at least 80 percent in each of their last two games. This is the first time this season that Portland completed 80 percent of its passes in consecutive matches. 

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