Playing in the club's third match in eight days, Portland Thorns FC defeated NJ/NY Gotham FC, 1-0, in Harrison, NJ. Here are three key #StatMan takeaways from the match.
33Crystal Dunn scored her first goal for Thorns FC after joining the club in the offseason. While it was Dunn's first goal with Portland, it was the 33rd regular season goal in her NWSL career.
16 Defender Meghan Klingenberg made the pass on Dunn's goal, notching her 16th assist for Thorns FC in all competitions. It was the second assist of 2021 for Klingenberg, who also had an assist in Portland's 2021 Challenge Cup opener against Kansas City.
26 With three saves in the match, Adrianna Franch delivered her fourth shutout in 2021 in all competitions for Thorns FC. Franch now has 26 clean sheets in 67 competitive matches for Portland.