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Timbers, Los Angeles FC Play to 1-1 Draw at Providence Park

October 19, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Portland Timbers News Release

PORTLAND, Ore. - The Portland Timbers played to a 1-1 draw against Los Angeles FC at Providence Park on Sunday night. Jeremy Ebobisse recorded his team-leading eighth goal of the season in the match.

Ebobisse Against LAFC

Ebobisse scored the fourth goal of his career against LAFC in league play, which is tied for the second-most goals by a single player against LAFC. Only one player (Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 8 goals) has scored more goals against LAFC. Ebobisse's four goals are the most by a player in the all-time series.

Assist Men

Felipe Mora notched his second assist of the season, while Yimmi Chara recorded his fourth assist of the campaign. Mora is the ninth player to record multiple assists for the Timbers in 2020. Notably, Chara has three assists in his last three matches.

Goal-Scoring Plays

POR - Jeremy Ebobisse (Felipe Mora, Yimmi Chara), 47th minute: Yimmi Chara dribbled down the left side and played a cross to Mora at the top of the box. Mora spun and played a quick pass to Ebobisse, who fired a powerful strike from just inside the box past LAFC goalkeeper Pablo Sisniega.

LAFC - Christian Torres (Kwadwo Opoku, Eddie Segura), 90+3: Kwadwo Opoku received a pass at the top of the box and laid the ball off for Christian Torres, who fired a shot into the bottom right corner of the goal.

Notes

Jeremy Ebobisse made his 75th consecutive appearance across all competitions. This streak is currently the longest active streak in the league.

Ebobisse tallied his team-leading eighth goal of the season.

Six of Ebobisse's eight goals this season have come against LAFC and the LA Galaxy, recording three goals against each LA-based team.

The goal was Ebobisse's fourth in MLS league play against LAFC. Only Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored more goals (8) against LAFC.

Ebobisse's four goals against LAFC are the most by a player in the all-time series.

Chris Duvall made his 100th career MLS start in the match.

Felipe Mora tallied his second assist of the season. He is the ninth player to record multiple assists for the Timbers in 2020.

Yimmi Chara recorded his fourth assist of the season.

Diego Chara made his 275th career start in MLS regular-season play in the match.

Next Game

The Timbers travel for a road match against Cascadia-rival Seattle Sounders FC on Thursday, Oct. 22; kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. (Pacific) at CenturyLink Field. The Oct. 22 match features a national broadcast on FS1 with local radio broadcast on 750 The Game (English) and La GranD 1150AM/93.5 FM (Spanish).

Portland Timbers (9-5-4, 31pts) vs. Los Angeles FC (7-7-4, 25pts)

Oct. 18, 2020 - Providence Park (Portland, Ore.)

Goals by Half 1 2 F

Portland Timbers 0 1 1

Los Angeles FC 0 1 1

Scoring Summary:

POR: Ebobisse (Mora, Y. Chara), 47

LAFC: Torres (Opoku, Segura), 90+3

Misconduct Summary:

LAFC: Harvey (caution), 5

POR: D. Chara (caution), 12

POR: Williamson (caution), 29

POR: Segura (caution), 49

LAFC: Jakovic (caution), 77

LAFC: Opoku (caution), 90+5

Lineups:

POR: GK Clark, D Duvall (Farfan, 75), D Mabiala, D Zuparic, D Villafaña, M D. Chara, M Williamson, M Ebobisse (Niezgoda, 88), M Valeri © (Paredes, 75), M Y. Chara, F Mora (Tuiloma, 90+1)

Substitutes Not Used: GK Ivacic, D Bonilla, M Conechny, M Flores, M Zambrano

TOTAL SHOTS: 16 (Mora, 5); SHOTS ON GOAL: 6 (Mora, 3); FOULS: 11 (D. Chara, 5); OFFSIDES: 4; CORNER KICKS: 3; SAVES: 4

LAFC: GK Sisniega, D Murillo, D El-Munir, D Segura, D Harvey (Jakovic, 75), M Duke (Dueñas, 75), M Atuesta ©, M Ginella, F Pérez (Opoku, 58), F Wright-Phillips (Torres, 75), F Musovski

Substitutes Not Used: GK Vermeer, D Traore, D Leone, D Segbers

TOTAL SHOTS: 9 (Ginella, 2); SHOTS ON GOAL: 5 (Five players tied, 1); FOULS: 18 (Ginella, 3); OFFSIDES: 1; CORNER KICKS: 4; SAVES: 5

Referee: Allen Chapman

Assistant Referees: Jeff Hosking, Chris Elliott

Fourth Official: Armando Villarreal

VAR: Younes Marrakchi

Weather: Cloudy, 64 degrees

All statistics contained in this box score are unofficial


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