Julio Cascante

Julio Cascante
Julio Cascante
Julio Cascante
Defender
18
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: Made his 16th start across all competitions in a 3-2 home win against Chicago Fire on Aug. 14 … Played 90 minutes in a 3-1 home win against Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Aug. 10 … Made his 12th league start in a 1-0 road loss to Minnesota United FC on Aug. 4 ... Started and played 90 minutes in a 4-0 win over the LA Galaxy on July 27 ... Recorded 90 minutes of play in a 2-1 away win against Seattle Sounders FC on July 21 ... Started and played 55 minutes, before receiving a red card in a 2-2 home draw against the Colorado Rapids on July 13 ... Played 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 ... Started and played 90 minutes in a 1-0 home win against FC Dallas on June 30 … Recorded his first assist of the campaign in a 2-1 road loss at the Montreal Impact on June 26 ... Started and played 83 minutes in a 4-0 home win against the Houston Dynamo on June 22 ... Started, logged 90 minutes in a 2-1 win over Seattle Sounders FC in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on June 12 ... Made a substitute appearance in a 3-2 home loss against LAFC on June 1 … Made an appearance off the bench in a 3-1 away win against the Philadelphia Union on May 25 … Played 90 minutes in a 1-1 draw against the Houston Dynamo on May 15 ... Made a substitution appearance in a 1-0 away loss at Vancouver Whitecaps FC on May 10 … Made an appearance off the bench in a 2-1 away win against Real Salt Lake on May 4 ... Made a substitute appearance in a 2-1 away win at Toronto FC on April 27 … Made an appearance off the bench in a 3-1 win at Columbus Crew SC on April 20 ... 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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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019Portland Timbers211501361110328141
2018Portland Timbers211801729116621210
Career Totals-423303090226949351
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