CL 8.18.17

The New York Red Bulls face off against the Portland Timbers tonight at Providence Park. Kickoff is set for 10 p.m. ET. (STREAM: FS1, RADIO: New York Red Bulls Radio on Tunein).

Here are some numbers to know ahead of Friday’s matchup:

3.42: Average amount of goals scored combined per game in the season series against Portland.

5: Bradley Wright-Phillips has scored in five consecutive matches across all competitions.

8: Eight players from New York's 18-man roster come from either the academy, USL or MLS draft.

15: Per Opta, BWP’s 15 braces since joining MLS in 2013 are the most by any player over that time.

27: The number of combined MLS regular season goals scored this year between BWP (14) and Portland’s Diego Valeri (13). Fireworks in the offensive end a possibility for each team’s leading scorers.

29: Felipe and Aaron Long are the only two Red Bulls to start and play all 29 matches across all competitions this season. Top quality fitness.

164: Luis Robles’ new franchise record for number of MLS regular-season starts, breaking a record previously held by Dax McCarty.