The Portland Timbers ended the regular season with a bang, defeating Cascadian rival Vancouver Whitecaps FC 2-1 Sunday at Providence Park to end the season atop the Western Conference. Here are three key #StatMan takeaways from #PORvVAN.
21 For the 21st consecutive match, the Portland Timbers scored at least one goal. It is the first time in club history the team has accomplished the feat, surpassing the old record of 20 straight matches with a goal, originally set in 1975.
4Portland's win over Vancouver clinched the supporter-run Cascadia Cup for the fourth time as a club and the second time as an MLS team.
1 With the victory, Portland secured the no. 1 seed in the Western Conference for the second time under Caleb Porter. In the 20 professional seasons for the Timbers prior to Porter's arrival, the club had won a regular-season conference title three times.