The Portland Timbers fell to league-leading FC Dallas, 3-1, on Saturday night at Toyota Stadium. Here are three #StatMan takeaways from the match.
11 Midfielder Diego Valeri notched his 11th goal of the season, tying his MLS-career high for goals, which he originally set in the 2014 season. Valeri's 11 goals this season is tied with Frank Lampard for eighth-most goals in MLS this season.
1 Zarek Valentin was credited with his first assist of the season for Portland. The assist was the 25-year-old defender's first in an MLS match since July 4, 2012 when he was playing for the Montreal Impact.
34 Valeri's goal was the 34th goal in his MLS career. That leaves the Argentine maestro one goal shy of fifth-place on the Timbers all-time goal-scoring list behind Dale Mitchell, who played in the club's NASL era from 1979-82.