Sebastian Blanco, Timbers vs. NYC, 8.1.20
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#StatMan Three | Blanco with an assist for the fifth straight match

The Portland Timbers advanced to the semifinals of the MLS is Back Tournament Knockout Stage presented by Audi with a 3-1 victory over New York City FC, Saturday night in Orlando, Fla. Here are the three key #StatMan takeaways from #NYCvPOR.

5 Sebastián Blanco has now assisted in all five matches in the MLS is Back Tournament. His five assists are tied for the most in the competition. 

1 Just one minute and 11 seconds after entering the match, midfielder Andy Polo delivered the game-sealing goal with a long-range strike. Prior to the match, Polo had scored just once in his three years with the Timbers. 

91 With his game-winning goal, Diego Valeri has now scored 91 goals in all competitions for the Timbers. He has 31 more competitive goals than any other Timbers player ever.