Maybe it’s already a habit ‘woodcutters’, After an entirely satisfactory start to the season, now Portland Timbers It seems that a certain setback has occurred.
since the beginning of saturday night game providence park Things became clear: frank quote scored the first goal of a local 3–1 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC 79 seconds into the game, rivalry week,
In large part, the Oregon State club’s good performance was due to Evander’s excellent form. The Brazilian arrived months ago as a record signing in the club’s history (in exchange for around $10 million), although he has spent slightly more than is needed at the start of the 2023 season. But now, with three goals and two assists in the last three games, things have certainly turned around for him and his team, who have won three of their last five games.
“With every game I feel more comfortable with the team”, after registering a double against Vancouver, assured the franchise player. “The team also understands the way I play, so we have that relationship and hopefully I can give more goals and assists to the team and of course we win, which is the most important thing.”
That connection was visible in Evander’s first goal on Saturday, which was through the area with Santiago Moreno and Juan Mosquera.
“I think they are creating that chemistry, you can see the same as we saw today. They can create great moments,” said a very happy Gio Savarese. “I think it was the best performance for some of these players, especially Evander. He looked like we knew he was capable of doing it today, and I think he has the room to grow.” There’s more room for him. Game by game, he feels better,” said. coach.
Already ranked sixth in the Western Conference, Portland signed off what was arguably its best game of the year so far against one of its rivals in the Cascadia region.
“I think it shows how good we are when we play together, when we play as a team,” concluded Evander, who comes from Denmark’s FC Midtjylland. “When we play football and enjoy the game, things become a lot easier. Today’s win gives us more confidence.”