Eryk Williamson, Timbers @ Impact, 6.26.19
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#StatMan Three | Timbers lineup featured five starters 22 years old or younger

The Portland Timbers lost a hard-fought match on the road 2-1 to the Montréal Impact at Stade Saputo Wednesday night. Here are quick numbers to know for the latest #Statman Three. 

24 The Timbers starting XI featured a young lineup with an average age of 24 years old. A total of five of the starters were 22 years or younger.

1 Wednesday’s match included the first career MLS start for midfielder Eryk Williamson and defender Modou Jadama. Williamson led the team with a 90 percent passing accuracy while Jadama led all Portland players with three tackles.

1 Portland midfielder Tomas Conechny scored his first-career MLS goal in the 53rd minute. It was the second match in a row that featured a first career goal for a Timbers player, following Marvin Loría’s tally against Houston last weekend. 

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