On April 14, 2011, the Portland Timbers hosted the Chicago Fire in Portland's first ever home match in MLS play. In front of a raucous, rain-soaked crowd, the Timbers defeated the Fire, 4-2.
Tune in to FOX 12 KPTV on March 22, 2020 at 3pm PT to see a special rebroadcast of this memorable match and watch online at Timbers.com, presented by 76®.
Here are five numbers to know from #PORvCHI in the first edition of From the #StatMan archives.
10,463 The MLS home opener marked the end to Portland not having first division soccer. Prior to the game, the last top-flight club match in Portland was 10,463 days prior on Aug.