Player Details


David Guzmán


5' 10"


174 lbs

Date of Birth

2.18.1990 (33)


San José, Costa Rica


2023 MLS Regular Season
2023 MLS Regular Season
Career Summary

ACQUIRED: Transferred from Deportivo Saprissa on December 22, 2016. 

2019: Played 73 minutes in a 3-0 loss against the San Jose Earthquakes on April 6 ... Started, tallying an assist in a 2-1 loss at LA Galaxy on March 31 ... Made a substitute appearance in a 3-0 loss at FC Cincinnati on March 17 ... Played 90 minutes in a 4-1 loss against Los Angeles FC on March 10 ... Made his first appearance of the season, playing 86 minutes in a 3-3 draw against the Colorado Rapids on March 2.

2018: Made his MLS Cup debut on Dec. 8, playing 82 minutes in a 2-0 loss against Atlanta United FC … Started and logged 84 minutes in a 3-2 win against Sporting Kansas City in the second leg of the Western Conference Championship on Nov. 29 ... Made his third appearance in the 2018 MLS playoffs, playing 90 minutes in a 0-0 draw against Sporting Kansas City on Nov. 25 ... Started and logged 51 minutes in a 2-1 playoff win against Seattle Sounders FC on Nov. 4 ... Featured 90 minutes in a 2-1 away win against FC Dallas on Oct. 31 ... Started his 11th game of the season, logging 76 minutes in a 3-0 win against Real Salt Lake on Oct. 21 ... Made his ninth start of 2018, logging 90 minutes in a 3-2 loss at Minnesota United FC on Sept. 22 ... Scored his fourth goal of 2018 in a 3-2 win over Columbus Crew SC on Sept. 19 ... Earned his seventh start, earning an assist in the Timbers’ 1-1 draw at the New England Revolution on Sept. 1 ... Started and scored his second goal of the season in a 2-0 win against Toronto FC on Aug. 29 ... Featured off the bench in a 1-0 loss to Seattle Sounders FC on Aug. 26 ... Recorded 90 minutes in his fifth start of 2018 in a 3-0 loss at Sporting KC on Aug. 18 ... Scored his second career MLS goal in a 3-0 win over the Union on Aug. 4 ... Played 90 minutes in a 3-2 loss against LAFC in the Open Cup on July 18 ... Made three straight starts for Costa Rica in the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia ... Named to Costa Rica’s 23-man roster for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia ... Started for a second straight game in a 4-0 loss against the Red Bulls on March 10 ... Played 90 minutes in a 2-1 loss against the Galaxy on March 4.

2017: Made 25 appearances (24 starts) in his first MLS season ... Played 90 minutes in a 2-1 win against Whitecaps FC on Oct. 22 ... Played 90 minutes for two straight games (8/18-8/23), helping the Timbers pick up back-to-back wins ... Logged his sixth assist in a 3-1 win against the Galaxy on Aug. 6 ...   Recorded a game-high four shots in the team’s match against Montreal on May 20 ... Tallied an assist for a second consecutive match in the team’s 2-2 road draw against FC Dallas on April 29 ... Played 90 minutes for a third consecutive game in the team’s match against SKC on April 15 ... Returned to the Timbers lineup after missing a game for international duty, playing 90 minutes in a 1-1 draw against New England on April 2 ... Scored his first MLS goal and tallied his first MLS assist in a 4-2 win against Houston on March 18 ... Started and played 90 minutes in the team’s 5-1 win against Minnesota United FC on March 3. 

CAREER: Played 184 matches in the Costa Rican Primera Division, making 164 starts for Deportivo Saprissa and Cartagines ... Made 23 league appearances (22 starts) for Saprissa, compiling three goals in 1,794 minutes played in 2016 while helping to guide the team to its 33rd Primera Division championship, with Saprissa winning the 2016 Torneo de Invierno ... Made four appearances (4 starts) in the 2016-17 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League, including two games against Portland ... Earned a total of 16 appearances (15 starts) in the CONCACAF Champions League, helping Saprissa advance to the tournament on five occasions, including a semifinal appearance in 2011, which is the team’s best finish in the current iteration of the tournament.

INTERNATIONAL: Has earned 49 caps with the Costa Rica National Team since making his senior team debut in 2010, representing Costa Rica at the 2011 Copa America, the 2011, 2015, and 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cups and the 2018 World Cup qualifiers and FIFA World Cup in Russia.