Using a comprehensive performance on both sides of the ball, the Portland Timbers defeated the Colorado Rapids, 2-0, Saturday at Providence Park. Here are three key #StatMan takeaways from the match.
13 With his finish just before halftime, forward Jeremy Ebobisse scored his first MLS goal of the season. Ebobisse, who also scored in the U.S. Open Cup for the Timbers this year, is the 13th different Portland player with a league goal in 2018.
10+10 Reigning MLS MVP Diego Valeri scored his 10th goal of the season to go along with his 10 assists. Valeri is just the third player in MLS history to record 10 goals and 10 assists in four different seasons.
8 After a multi-assist performance against the Rapids, Sebastián Blanco now has eight assists on the season, tying his mark from 2017. Half of Blanco's assists in 2018 have been against Colorado.