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Juan David Mosquera named to MLS Team of the Matchday bench

Juan David Mosquera Team of the Matchday bench 2023

Is Juan headed for a breakout 2023? 

The Colombian defender, who joined the Portland Timbers last August as a young Designated Player, scored the team's first goal of 2023—and the 600th overall in the Timbers' MLS history. 

Fittingly, MLS named Mosquera to the Team of the Matchday bench for his ridiculous, spinning low-shot in the 7th minute of play—the goal that would eventually stand as the gamewinner. The Timbers won 1-0 against Sporting Kansas City. Read the full article on

And watch the shot that ignited Providence Park here: