first_imgMLS VIDEO: Pirlo mistake gifts record-tying goal to Valeri Last updated 2 years ago 07:38 10/9/2017 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Andrea Pirlo MLS NYCFC 041616 Adam Hunger MLS Videos New York City v Portland Timbers New York City Portland Timbers The Italian midfielder’s sloppy turnover was punished quickly, with the Argentine scoring in his record-tying seventh straight MLS match Diego Valeri is now level with an MLS record, and he largely has Andrea Pirlo to thank for it. The Portland Timbers playmaker scored in his seventh straight MLS match, pulling him level with Raul Diaz Arce (D.C., 1997), Wolde Harris (New England, 2000), and Carlos Ruiz (Dallas, 2006) as the players with the longest scoring streaks in league history. Pirlo played his part in the goal with a sloppy turnover as New York City FC looked to play out of the back, with Darren Mattocks slipping in and taking the ball off the World Cup winner before picking out Valeri for the goal.  Editors’ Picks ‘I’m getting better’ – Can Man Utd flop Fred save his Old Trafford career? Why Barcelona god Messi will never be worshipped in the same way in Argentina Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Seven. Straight. Games.Look up “unstoppable” in the dictionary, and you’ll see @DiegoDv8’s picture. #RCTID #NYCvPOR pic.twitter.com/ZELbcfEvyt— Portland Timbers (@TimbersFC) September 9, 2017The strike was the Argentine’s 17th of the MLS season and put the Timbers 1-0 to the good, with the side holding up to pick up three valuable road points.last_img

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