Villyan Bijev has been named into USL Team of the week and Player of the Week. Bijev has netted three goals and two assists to lead the Timbers to 4 victories in the last four fixtures to extend a winning streak that set a new club-record.
Bijev, through 29 games played in his inaugural USL season since arriving from one of Europe’s biggest clubs, Liverpool FC, Bijev is currently ranked second for the Timbers in goals scored with 6, while he also leads the team and tied for first in the USL rankings in assists with 9. Bijev and the Timbers are a point out of the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Timbers will be up against Arizona United SC at Merlo Field on Saturday, Sept. 24; kickoff is set for 7 p.m. (Pacific). The match will also be available live at www.timbers2.com.