#STWeek Day Two | Brian Fernandez, Diego Valeri work on projects
STWeek Day Two | Brian Fernandez, Diego Valeri work on projects
by Portland Timbers on Exposure
ACQUIRED: Acquired via transfer from Club Necaxa as a Designated Player on May 6, 2019.
2019: Started, but was issued a card in a 2-2 road draw against Sporting Kansas City on Sept. 29 … Played 60 minutes in a 0-0 home draw against Minnesota United FC on Sept. 22 … Made his 14th league start in a 2-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls on Sept. 18 ... Scored his 11th goal of the season, a game winner, in a 2-1 home win against Sporting Kansas City on Sept. 7 ... Made his 13th start in a 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake on Aug. 31... Made his 18th appearance across all competitions in a 2-1 home loss against Seattle Sounders FC on Aug. 23 … Made his 11th league start in a 2-0 home loss against Atlanta United FC on Aug. 18 … Recorded his fourth brace in all competitions in a 3-2 home win against Chicago Fire on Aug. 14 … Scored his 12th goal in all competitions for Portland in a 2-1 road loss against Minnesota United FC in the semifinal of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Aug. 7 ... Started and played 90 minutes in a 1-0 road loss to Minnesota United FC on Aug. 3 ... Started and played 78 minutes in a 4-0 win over the LA Galaxy on July 27 ... Scored his third brace across all competitions for the Timbers, and his second brace in MLS play in a 2-1 away win against Seattle Sounders FC on July 21 ... Delivered his first assist of the season in a 1-1 home draw against Orlando City FC on July 18 ... Made a substitute appearance in a 2-2 home draw against the Colorado Rapids on July 13 ... Recorded 90 minutes in a 1-0 away win in the quarterfinal of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup against Los Angeles FC on July 10 ... Played 90 minutes in a 1-0 away win against New York City FC on July 7 ... Scored in his fifth consecutive league appearance to begin his Timbers career in a 1-0 home win against FC Dallas on June 30, setting an MLS record for the most consecutive games with a goal to begin an MLS career … Scored in his fourth consecutive league appearance to begin his Timbers career, equaling an MLS record for the most consecutive games with a goal to begin an MLS career in a 4-0 home win against the Houston Dynamo on June 22 ... Scored his seventh goal in all competitions for Portland and added one assist in a 4-0 home win over the LA Galaxy in the Round of 16 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on June 19 ... Scored two goals in a 2-1 win over Seattle Sounders FC in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on June 12 ... Scored his fourth goal of the season in a 3-2 home loss against LAFC on June 1 … Made his first start of the season, scoring his first career brace for the Timbers in a 3-1 away win against the Philadelphia Union on May 25 … Made his MLS debut and scored his first career goal for the Timbers 12 minutes after coming onto the field in a 1-1 draw against the Houston Dynamo on May 15 … Finished second in the 2019 Liga MX Clausura regular-season campaign goal-scoring chart with 12 goals scored in 15 appearances for Club Necaxa.
2018: Joined Necaxa in July 2018 and tallied a team-leading 18 goals and five assists in 32 appearances (25 starts) across all competitions ... Joined Chilean side Unión La Calera in January 2018 on loan from Racing Club, scoring a team-high 11 goals in 12 appearances (12 starts) in Primera División de Chile competition.
2017: Made seven appearances for French club FC Metz of Ligue 1, where he made seven appearances, including making three starts and scoring three goals for Metz II.
CAREER: Began his career with Defensa y Justicia (2012-2014), making 67 appearances (25 starts) across four seasons and tallied 26 goals, including helping the club reach promotion to the Superliga Argentina at the conclusion of the 2013-14 Primera B Nacional campaign ... Secured a move to Superliga Argentina side Racing Club (2015-18), where he made 29 appearances (7 starts) and scored seven goals across all competitions ... In 2015, he scored three goals in eight Copa Libertadores appearances for Racing ... Was sent on loan to Club Atlético Sarmiento for the second half of the 2016-17 Superliga Argentina campaign, where he made six appearances (6 starts) and scored three goals across all competitions.