The Portland Timbers secured the top spot in Group F in the MLS is Back Tournament Group Stage presented by Heineken with a 2-2 draw against Los Angeles FC, Thursday night. Here are three key #StatMan takeaways from #PORvLAFC
1 In his first career start for the Timbers, forward Jaroslaw Niezgoda scored his first goal for the club. Niezgoda is the 10th Timbers player to score a goal on his first start for the Timbers in MLS.
3G With the game-tying goal, Jeremy Ebobisse scored in all of Portland's group stage games in the MLS is Back Tournament. Ebobisse's scoring streak marks the first time in his career that he has scored in three consecutive matches.
3 For the third consecutive match, Sebastián Blanco delivered an assist. It is the second time in Blanco's Timbers career that the midfielder has had assists in three straight games.