This Friday, Thorns FC take on the North Carolina Courage at Providence Park (7:30pm PT, TICKETS, CBS Sports Network). Here are the key numbers to get you set for the match.
Thorns FC are unbeaten in nine straight competitions (5-0-4), outscoring their opponents 27-8 in that span. The twenty-seven goals scored is the most by a single team in any nine-game stretch in league history.
Portland has not conceded a goal at Providence Park in 294 minutes of action, including three straight shutout wins (Angel City FC, Orlando Pride, Gotham FC).
Subsequently, the Thorns have scored 14 goals from 11 different players in their last three matches at home.
Forward Sophia Smith has made a goal contribution in six straight appearances for Portland, tallying seven goals and two assists in that stretch. Notably, Smith has also scored in four straight matches played, registering six goals.
According to Opta, forward Morgan Weaver has the highest attacking contribution in the league (6.24), which combines shots and open play chances created per 90 minutes played.