2018: Made his MLS Cup debut on Dec. 8, playing 68 minutes in a 2-0 loss against Atlanta United FC … Started and logged 72 minutes in a 3-2 win against Sporting Kansas City in the second leg of the Western Conference Championship on Nov. 29 … Logged 90 minutes in a 2-1 playoff win against Seattle Sounders FC on Nov. 4 ... Played 90 minutes in a 2-1 playoff knockout road win against FC Dallas on Oct. 31 ... Tallied his 23rd appearance of the season in a 2-1 loss at Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Oct. 28 ... Started his 18th match of the season, logging 90 minutes in a 3-0 win against Real Salt Lake on Oct. 21 ... Made his 16th start of the season, logging 90 minutes in a 0-0 draw against FC Dallas on Sept. 29 ... Started, in a 3-2 loss at Minnesota United FC on Sept. 22 .. Started and tallied his first MLS goal and an assist in a 3-2 win over Columbus Crew SC on Sept. 19 ... Played 27 minutes off the bench in a 4-1 loss at the Houston Dynamo on Sept. 15 ... Made his 14th start of the season, playing 89 minutes in a 2-0 win against the Colorado Rapids on Sept. 8 ... Started, logging 76 minutes in a 2-0 win against Toronto FC on Aug. 29 ... Started in a 1-0 loss to Seattle Sounders FC on Aug. 26 ... Posted his first MLS assist in a 4-1 loss against D.C. United on Aug. 15 ... Notched his 11th appearance in a 2-1 loss against Vancouver on Aug. 11 ... Made his ninth start in a 3-0 win over the Union on Aug. 4 ... Tallied his ninth appearance in a 2-2 draw against Montreal on July 21 ... Played 90 minutes in a 3-2 loss against LAFC in the Open Cup on July 18 ... Returned to the Timbers’ starting lineup in a 0-0 draw against LAFC on July 15 ... Named to Peru’s 23-man roster for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia on June 4 ... Recorded his fifth start of the season in a 1-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on May 5 ... Made an appearance in a 3-0 win over NYCFC on April 22 ... Started for a second straight game in a 3-2 win over Minnesota United on April 14 ... Made his first MLS start, playing 72 minutes in a 2-1 loss against the Galaxy on March 4.
Prior to joining the Timbers, Andy Polo, 23, signed with Morelia in January 2017 and appeared in 25 matches (6 starts), scoring two goals for the Mexican club. The Peruvian international made his Liga MX debut on Jan. 21, 2017, against Santos Laguna and recorded his first league goal in just his fourth match on Feb. 12, 2017.
Prior to his arrival in Liga MX, Polo was on loan to Peruvian club Universitario from Millonarios in Colombia. Polo joined Millonarios in 2014 and played in 11 matches, registering two goals and two assists before moving to Universitario on loan beginning in March 2015. During two separate stints with Universitario, Polo featured in 92 matches across all competitions, recording 11 goals and 13 assists. Polo began his professional career with Universitario in 2011 before signing with Inter Milan in 2014.
At the international level, Polo has earned 15 caps and scored one goal for the Peru Men’s National Team since making his senior team debut in March 2016. Most recently, Polo helped Peru earn a berth in the 2018 World Cup, appearing in both matches of a two-game playoff against New Zealand on Nov. 10 and Nov. 15.