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Timbers' Brian Fernandez ties MLS scoring streak record

Brian Fernández celebrating after scoring with MLS club, Portland Timbers

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The Argentine striker has proved his value since arriving at Portland from the Liga MX, becoming a new addition to the MLS record books.

Brian Fernández' move to the MLS has proved to be the best thing the Argentine could have done in his career, and the boost the Portland Timbers so much wanted.

Fernandez arrived in Portland as a Designated Player for a club-record transfer fee, following a controversial career that saw him being suspended for two years by CONMEBOL after testing positive for a prohibited substance back in 2015.

Fernández joined Liga MX club Necaxa in 2018 and in 2019 he moved to the American league, and for the Timbers the 24-year-old player has become one of the best signings of the year.

In his six appearances with Portland Timbers in both the MLS and the US Open Cup, he has been every bit as good as expected, scoring a total of eight goals, which put him in the record books.

MLS consecutive games record

Team Player Scoring streak Season
Miami Fusion Alex Pineda Chacon 4 2001
LA Galaxy Carlos Ruiz 4 2002
D.C. United Charlie Davies 4 2011
Portland Timbers Brian Fernandez 4 2019

He has now tied the record for scoring in consecutive games in its first MLS season with names like Charlie Davies, Carlos Ruiz, and Alex Pineda Chacon such a nice way to start his MLS career.