The Portland Timbers advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup when they defeated the LA Galaxy, 4-0, Wednesday night at Providence Park. Here are three #StatMan takeaways from the match.
7 Brian Fernandez continued his incredible goalscoring form by scoring his seventh goal in all competitions for the Timbers. Fernandez has scored in all five matches he has played for the club.
3 Portland scored three goals in a nine-minute span towards the end of the first half. It was just the second time in the club's history that the Timbers had three goals in the first half of a U.S. Open Cup match.
2 For the second time in his Portland career, Sebastián Blanco scored in the Open Cup. Both of Blanco's goals in the competition have come against the Galaxy.