Starting XI, Timbers @ Saprissa, 2.1.20
Photo by Richard Farley

PRESEASON MATCH RECAP | Deportivo Saprissa 1, Portland Timbers 2

SAN JOSÉ, Costa Rica – The Portland Timbers defeated Deportivo Saprissa at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa 2-1 in their first match of the 2020 preseason, presented by Old Trapper Beef Jerky.

Playing with two different XI's in each half, Portland was led by a picture-perfect, free kick strike from Diego Valeri in the ninth minute and a second half goal from recent T2 signee Ken Krolicki in the 77th minute.

2020 Preseason, presented by Old Trapper Beef Jerky
Deportivo Saprissa vs. Portland Timbers
Feb. 1, 2020 – Estadio Ricardo Saprissa (San José, Costa Rica)

Goals by Half                1          2          F
Portland Timbers           1          1          2
Deportivo Saprissa        0          1          1

Scoring Summary: 
POR: Valeri, 9
SAP: 65
POR: Krolicki (Conechny), 77 

Lineups:
Portland XI (first half): Blanco, Cascante, Chara, Y. Chara (Epps, 30), Clark, Mora, Moreira (Duvall, 30), Polo, Valeri, Villafaña, Zuparic

Portland XI (second half): Asprilla, Conechny, Duvall (Bonilla, 60, Duvall, 70), Epps (Krolicki, 60), Farfan, Ivacic, Mabiala, McGraw, Molloy, Sierakowski (Ikoba, 75), Zambrano

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