The Portland Timbers look to continue their recent strong play Wednesday when they host the Colorado Rapids at Providence Park (7:30pm PT, KPDX). Here are five numbers to know for #PORvCOL in the latest Quick Strikes.
14 For the second consecutive season, midfielder Diego Valeri has scored 14 goals. Among current teammates in MLS, Valeri and Fanendo Adi are the only set of players to each have two seasons of 14 or more goals for their current team.
19 Dating back to the start of the 2016 MLS campaign, the Timbers have won the second-most home games in the league with 19 wins at Providence Park, compiling a 19-5-6 record. Only the New York Red Bulls have won more home games during that stretch (21).
0 The Timbers have been shut out just three times this season, which is the fewest among all Western Conference teams. Portland's has scored at least one goal in 13 consecutive games, which is the longest current streak in MLS.
3 In seven all-time home games against the Rapids, the Timbers have conceded just three goals. The .43 goals-per-game average is the lowest of any MLS Western Conference team at Providence Park.
202Since joining MLS, the Timbers have scored 202 goals at Providence Park. Portland is one of four teams with 200 or more home goals since the beginning of the 2011 season.