The Portland Timbers will play at Eastern Conference foe the New England Revolution on Saturday at Gillette Stadium (4:30pm PT, FOX 12 PLUS). Here are five numbers to know #NEvPOR in the latest edition of Quick Strikes.
5,070 On a short turnaround from Wednesday's win, Portland has its longest trip of the year to New England. The round-trip air distance between Portland and Boston is approximately 5,070 miles, making the Revolution the MLS team that is farthest away from the Rose City.
14 After Zarek Valentin recorded an assist on Diego Chara's game-winning goal against Toronto, Portland now has 14 different players who have scored a goal or had an assist this season. It was the first time Valentin has ever assisted on a goal for Portland to someone other than Diego Valeri.
27 With appearances by Jorge Villafaña and Lucas Melano in the last match, Portland has had 27 different players appear in an MLS game this season. The 27 players are the second-most to appear for Portland in a single MLS season.
3 Midfielder David Guzmán has scored three goals in his MLS career, including two in his last five matches for the Timbers. All three of Guzmán's goals have come in the 66th-minute or later.
43 Sebastián Blanco has created 43 chances according to Opta this season. Blanco, who had a game-high six chances created against Toronto, is second on the team in the category behind only Valeri.