Lucas Melano

Lucas Melano
Lucas Melano
Lucas Melano
Forward
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Real Name: Lucas Melano
HT: 6' 1" WT: 160
International
Loaned Out
Age: 24 (03/01/1993)
Birthplace: Hernando, Argentina
Hometown: Hernando, Argentina

2016: Recorded 61 minutes in a 4-2 loss against Deportivo Saprissa in the CONCACAF Champions League on Sept. 14 ... Started and played 90 minutes against FC Dallas on Sept. 3 ... Scored his third goal of the season in a 4-2 win against Seattle on Aug. 28 ... Started for a second straight game in a 3-1 loss against Seattle on Aug. 21 ... Came on as a substitute in a 2-1 win against C.D. Dragon in CONCACAF Champions League play on Aug. 3 ... Recorded two assists in a 3-1 win against Seattle on July 17 ... Made a team-high 20th regular-season appearance in a 1-1 draw against Montreal on July 13 ... Featured as a substitute in a 1-0 loss against the LA Galaxy in the Open Cup Round of 16 on June 29 ... Scored for a second consecutive game in a 3-2 win against Houston on June 26 ... Scored his first goal of the season in a 2-2 draw against Real Salt Lake on June 18 ... Played 26 minutes as a substitute in a 1-0 win against San Jose on June 1 ... Logged 62 minutes in a 1-1 draw against Chicago Fire on May 28 ... Started and played 62 minutes, logging his third assist of the season in a 4-2 win against Whitecaps FC on May 22 ... Notched his second assist of the 2016 season in a 2-1 loss against FC Dallas (May 11) ... Recorded his 10th start of the season in 2-1 loss at Vancouver on May 7 ... Played 90 minutes and recorded an assist in the team’s 3-1 win over San Jose on April 16 ... Started a sixth consecutive game in a 3-1 loss against FC Dallas on April 13.

2015: Played in all six matches (four starts) of the MLS Cup Playoffs ... Played 59 minutes as a starter in a 2-1 win over Columbus Crew SC in MLS Cup on Dec. 6 ... Scored the series-clinching goal, his first of the postseason, in the second leg of the Western Conference Championship at FC Dallas on Nov. 29 ... Started and played 89 minutes in a 3-1 win against FC Dallas in the first leg of the conference championship on Nov. 22 ... Logged 10 minutes as a substitute in Portland's 2-0 win against Vancouver in the second leg of the Western Conference Semifinals on Nov. 8 ... Started and played 61 minutes in a scoreless draw against Vancouver in the first leg of the conference semifinals on Nov. 1 ... Played 85 minutes in a 2-2 draw (7-6 win on PKs) against Sporting KC in the Western Conference Knockout Round on Oct. 29 ... Appeared in 13 consecutive matches (8 starts) during the regular season ... Registered an assist in consecutive matches (Oct. 18-25) ... Drew penalty kick in 1-0 win against Real Salt Lake on Oct. 14 ... Started five consecutive matches (Aug. 15-Sept. 20) ... Started and played 83 minutes in a 2-1 loss against Seattle on Aug. 30 ... Tallied first career goal for Portland with the game-typing strike in a 2-2 draw against Houston on Aug. 21 ... Logged an assist on Portland's opening goal of the match against Houston ... Made first career start on Aug. 15, playing 65 minutes in a 1-0 win at Real Salt Lake ... Attempted four shots in 22 minutes of action as a substitute in a 1-0 win against Chicago on Aug. 7 ... Appeared in his second straight match as a substitute, playing 24 minutes and delivering three shots (1 on goal) in a scoreless draw at San Jose ... Made his Timbers and MLS debut, entering as a second-half substitute against FC Dallas on July 25 ... Drew a penalty kick late in the match against FC Dallas ... Before joining Portland. tallied five goals in 14 appearances for Lanús … Registered four goals in a 5-1 win over Godoy Cruz on March 15 … His five goals in the first half of the season ranked as the team-high for Lanús.

2013-14: Joined Lanús in July 2013 … Made team debut on Aug. 4, 2013 … Helped lead Lanús to the title in the 2013 Copa Sudamericana, scoring three goals in nine appearances during the competition as Lanús defeated Brazilian side Ponte Preta in a two-leg series … Finished the competition as one of the leading scorers … Made two appearances in the 2014 Copa Libertadores tournament … Logged 19 appearances (12 starts) for Lanús during the regular-season schedule.

2012-13: Made 37 appearances (29 starts) for Belgrano, logging five goals.

2012: Made his professional debut for Belgrano on March 17, 2012, playing 13 minutes as a substitute in a match against Independiente … Tallied first two professional goals on June 16 vs. Banfield in a two-minute span.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2016Portland Timbers31273226854414291010
2015Portland Timbers13817253271018240
Career Totals-44354299387124471250
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