Diego Valeri #2, Timbers vs. SJ, 7.7.18
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Quick Strikes | Diego Valeri has assists on each of the last five Timbers goals

The Portland Timbers head to Southern California for the second time this season as they take on Los Angeles FC Sunday at Banc of California Stadium (3pm PT, ESPN). Here are five numbers to know for #LAFCvPOR. 

5 With standout performances against Seattle and San Jose, midfielder, midfielder Diego Valeri became the first MLS player this decade to have five assists over the course of back-to-back, consecutive matches. Valeri's five assists in two matches has catapulted the reigning MVP into a tie for fourth-most assists in MLS this season. 

105 Banc of California Stadium will the the 105th different stadium the Timbers have played in during the 44-year history of the club. Portland will play consecutive matches in the stadium due to the clubs facing off in both MLS regular-season play and later in the U.S. Open Cup.

13 Portland is unbeaten in its last 13 competitive matches across all competition with a record of 10-0-3. The 13-game streak is the third-longest in club history and the second-longest in the team's MLS era. 

.88 Forward Samuel Armenteros is averaging .88 goals per 90 minutes this season for Portland. That ranks third among the 337 MLS players this season that have played at least 500 minutes. 

22 The Timbers have conceded just 22 goals this season, tying for the third-fewest goals allowed in MLS this year. In their last 10 games, Portland's defense has allowed just eight goals.