Julio Cascante

Julio Cascante
Julio Cascante
Julio Cascante
Real Name: Julio Cascante
HT: 6' 2" WT: 170
Pronunciation: kas-CAHN-tay
Age: 25 (10/03/1993)
Birthplace: Puerto Limón, Costa Rica
Hometown: Puerto Limón, Costa Rica

ACQUIRED: Transferred from Deportivo Saprissa from Costa Rica on Jan. 2, 2018, utilizing Targeted Allocation Money.

2019: Played 70 minutes in a 2-1 loss at FC Dallas on April 13 … Started and played 90 minutes in a 2-1 loss at LA Galaxy on March 31 ... Played 90 minutes in a 4-1 loss against LAFC on March 10 ... Made his first appearance of the season, playing 90 minutes in a 3-3 draw against the Colorado Rapids on March 2. 

2018: Recorded his 18th start of the season, logging 90 minutes in a 2-1 loss at Vancouver Whitecaps FC ... Logged 22 minutes as a substitute, making his 20th appearance of the season, in a 4-1 win on the road against Real Salt Lake on Oct. 6 ... Made his 17th start of the campaign, logging 90 minutes in a 3-2 loss at Minnesota United FC on Sept. 22 ... Started in a 4-1 loss at the Houston Dynamo on Sept. 15 ... Started, logging his first career MLS assist in the Timbers’ 1-1 draw at the New England Revolution on Sept. 1 ... Started in a 1-0 loss to Seattle Sounders FC on Aug. 26 ... Started and played 90 minutes 3-0 loss at Sporting KC on Aug. 18 .. Played 90 minutes in a 4-1 loss against D.C. United on Aug. 15 ... Scored his first goal for the Timbers in a 3-2 loss against LAFC in the Open Cup on July 18 ... Made his first start in MLS, playing 90 minutes in a 3-2 win over Colorado on May 26 ... Made his debut at Providence Park, playing 84 minutes in a 2-1 win over LAFC on May 19 ... Started and played 45 minutes for T2 in a 3-2 win over Rio Grande Valley FC on April 18 ... Made his MLS debut in a 2-2 draw against the Fire on March 31.

CAREER: During the 2017-18 Primera División season, Cascante made 17 appearances (16 starts) for Deportivo Saprissa ... Ranked among the team leaders for goals scored (6) ... Scored in the team’s dramatic 4-3 win against CS Cartaginés in league play, with the defender recording a brace in the win, including the game-winning finish in the 81st minute of play ... Anchored a back line that helped the club capture its 33rd Primera Division championship, with Saprissa winning the 2016 Torneo de Invierno, after finishing as the runner-up for the 2016 Torneo de Verano title ... In the past two seasons with Saprissa, he made 51 league appearances (43 starts), while also making five appearances (3 starts) in CONCACAF Champions League, including two starts against the Timbers, as Saprissa advanced to the quarterfinals in the 2016-17 iteration of the international competition ... Spent three seasons (2013-2016) with Costa Rican first-division club C.F. Universidad de Costa Rica, before joining Deportiva Saprissa ahead of the 2016 Costa Rica Primera Division season ... Made his debut in the Costa Rica Primera Division with Orión FC in 2011. 

INTERNATIONAL: Has earned one cap for Costa Rica, featuring as a substitute in a friendly fixture against Nicaragua on Dec. 15, 2015 ... He made three appearances for the Costa Rica U-23 team.

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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2019Portland Timbers5403450316010
2018Portland Timbers211801729116621210
Career Totals-262202074119727220
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