Delivering a third straight shutout at Providence Park, the Portland Timbers beat the San Jose Earthquakes on Sunday, 3-0. Here are three key #StatMan takeaways from the match.
4X5 Scoring two goals in a seven-minute span, forward Jaroslaw Niezgoda now has five goals in regular-season play for the Timbers. Portland is the only MLS team in 2020 with four different players with five or more goals.
6 With two assists in the match, midfielder Diego Chara leads the Timbers with six assists. The six assists are the most assists for Chara in a single season since joining the club in 2011.
5 The victory was the fifth consecutive win for the Timbers, which is tied for longest win streak in MLS this season with Toronto FC. It is the second time that Portland has won five consecutive MLS matches.
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