The Portland Timbers will look to clinch a playoff spot in their final regular season match of 2019 as they host the San Jose Earthquakes, Sunday at Providence Park (1pm PT, TICKETS, ESPN) in Decision Day, presented by AT&T. Here are five numbers to know for #PORvSJ in the latest Quick Strikes.
4 Portland has won four consecutive home regular-season finales. The Timbers have outscored their opponents by a 10-2 margin in those four games.
12 On Monday, forward Jeremy Ebobisse became the 12th different Timbers player to be named to MLS's Team of the Week. In two matches last week, Ebobisse notched two goals versus New England and drew the late penalty kick at Sporting Kansas City.
5 With his goal against Sporting Kansas City, Dairon Asprilla has now scored in five consecutive MLS seasons for the Timbers. Asprilla joins Diego Valeri as the only current Timbers players to have scored in the last five seasons for the club.
0 The Timbers have never lost an MLS match to the Earthquakes at Providence Park. Portland is 8-0-3 at home against San Jose in MLS and has won six straight against the Earthquakes in Portland.
21 Defender Bill Tuiloma has blocked 21 shots in 24 appearances for the Timbers this season. Only Nat Borchers in 2015 with 32 has had more blocks in a single season for Portland.