Adi scored a brace in leading Portland to a 2-0 victory over FC Dallas on Saturday at Providence Park, recording his 13th multi-goal effort for the Timbers since 2014, the second-best total in MLS over that span. The 26-year-old ranks tied for third in the Golden Boot Standings with eight goals scored this season to go along with two assists. Following its second consecutive victory, Portland now sits in second place in the Western Conference standings with 24 points (7-5-3 overall record).
Adi displayed a great bit of skill and patience to score his second goal in the 72nd minute to give the Timbers a 2-0 advantage. After receiving a pass from Dairon Asprilla in the box, Adi feinted a left-footed shot to fool Gonzalez before switching to his right foot and firing a powerful shot into the back of the net from close range (Watch Goal).
The Portland Timbers begin U.S. Open Cup action against Seattle Sounders FC on Tuesday, June 13 at Starfire Sports Complex (10:30 p.m. ET. YouTube), before returning to MLS play against the Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Saturday, June 17 (9:30 p.m. ET, MLS LIVE).