The Portland Timbers notched their first win of the season, defeating Columbus Crew, 3-1, Saturday at MAPFRE Stadium. Here are three key #StatMan takeaways from the match.
6 Defender Larrys Mabiala scored the sixth goal of his MLS career with all of them coming in the last two seasons. Since the beginning of 2018, only one MLS defender has more goals than Mabiala.
3 With the second goal of the match, Jeremy Ebobisse set a new career-high for goals in a season with three. The third-year forward entered the season with three goals for his career.
1 Playing in his fourth match for the Timbers, Jorge Moreira delivered the knockout punch with a stoppage-time goal. It was the first goal of Moreira's MLS career and sealed Portland's first victory of the season.