In the 101st meeting between Portland and Seattle, the Timbers defeated Sounders FC, 3-2, on June 30, 2018. Goals from Larrys Mabiala and Samuel Armenteros led the way for Portland.
Tune in to FOX 12 Oregon KPTV or Timbers.com on April 19, 2020 at 3pm PT to see a special rebroadcast of this memorable match, presented by KeyBank. Here are five numbers to know for ahead of Sunday's rebroadcast.
2Larrys Mabiala delivered two thumping headers for the first and only brace of his professional career. It is also the only time a Timbers defender has ever had multiple goals in a match.
3 All three goals were assisted by Diego Valeri, who became the only Timbers player to ever have three assists in a road match. Valeri is one of only two MLS players over the last 15 seasons to have multiple three-assist halves.
4 The victory marked a four-game unbeaten streak for the Timbers against the Sounders. Portland's four-match run was the longest unbeaten run against their rival since 2004.
7 Just seven minutes after Seattle tied the match, Armenteros gave Portland a 2-1 lead. The goal came in the middle of a seven goals-in-nine matches run for the Swedish forward.
15 Portland's win was the 10th consecutive match without a loss for the team in a streak that continued for 15 matches. The 15-game unbeaten streak is tied for the longest in the team's MLS era.