Brian Carroll Portland

Looking Ahead: Portland Timbers

Philadelphia Union will look to get back in the win column after settling for a 1-1 draw against Montreal Impact on Saturday. The club is just one victory shy is tying a club record for wins in a season. This week the Union travels to Portland to take on the Timbers. As we approach this match we take a look at the numbers between the two clubs this season, their series history statistics as well as some news heading into this match.


Jim’s thoughts on keeping players grounded with three road games ahead:

“Yeah, I mean, it’s going to be difficult. We’ve had a good eye on those three games going on the road, we knew it would be a challenge. At the same time, we’ve proven we can win on the road, we can get points on the road. You can see now in this league when some of the teams at the bottom are desperate and they’re fighting for points there are no easy games home or away in this league, so we know we have a challenge ahead of us. We want to go into those final two home games being in the playoffs and then go from there and try and work our way up in terms of seeding.”

2016 Comparison Union 11-10-8 (41 Points) vs. Portland Timbers 10-11-8 (38 Points)

Philadelphia Stat Portland
48 Goals 43
2 Assists 30
372 Shots 377
11 Wins 10
6 Shutouts 5
90 Saves 119
1.55 Goals Against Average 1.52

All-Time Series History Philadelphia Trails 1-2-3

Philadelphia Stat Portland
5 Goals 5
5 Assists 4
70 Shots 76
1 Wins 2
3 Shutouts 3
16 Saves 18
0.83 Goals Against Average 0.83

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