Team of the Matchday: Bouanga, Gauld & more step up in Matchday 32
Two Western Conference-based stars strengthened their Landon Donovan MLS MVP résumés in Matchday 32, prompting Team of the Matchday presented by Audi selections.
ACQUIRED: On Nov. 14, 2022 Mora signed a contract extension through 2025 with a club option in 2026. He was acquired from Liga MX's Pumas UNAM via transfer utilizing TAM, on Jan. 19, 2021.
2023: Scored his sixth and final goal of the season against Houston on Oct. 21. Tallied a goal and an assist against LA Galaxy on Sept. 30... Scored against Colorado on Sept. 23... Tallied a goal and an assist against Austin FC on Sept. 17... Scored in a second straight match against RSL on Aug. 30... Scored his first regular season goal on Aug. 26 against Vancouver... Earned his first start of the year on July 26 against Tigres UANL (Liga MX) in Leagues Cup play... Scored his first goal of the year on July 22 against San Jose in Leagues Cup... Made his season debut at home against NYCFC on June 24.
2022: Scored his only goal of the season on July 17 vs. Vancouver at Providence Park... Made his first appearance in the season against LA Galaxy on June 19...
2021: Scored Portland’s lone goal in the MLS Cup to get a draw before the penalty-kick shootout...Recorded his seventh assist of the season on Oct. 27 vs. San Jose... Recorded his team-leading 11th goal against RSL on Sept. 25... Tallied a goal and an assist against Seattle on Aug. 29 and Houston on Sept. 3... Scored the game-tying goal on Aug. 21 at SKC... Tallied his third assist of the season on Aug. 15... Started, scored on Aug. 7 against RSL... Scored the equalizer against SJ Earthquakes on Aug. 4 against SJ...Started, scored against MNUFC on July 24... Started, scored against LAFC on July 21... Tallied a brace off the bench against the Galaxy on May 22, logging 46 minutes... Started and tallied an assist against San Jose on May 15... Started scored the game- tying penalty kick against Club América in the first leg of the SCCL quarterfinal on April 28... Logged an assist off the bench against Houston on April 24... Started and tallied his first goal of the 2021 campaign against C.D. Marathón in the first leg of the SCCL Round of 16 on April 6.
2020: Made 19 appearances (13 starts), notching seven goals and two assists during the 2020 MLS regular season... Across all competitions in 2020, registered seven goals and two assists in 24 games played (14 starts)... Notched a goal, his seventh in league play, in a 3-0 win over San Jose on Oct. 11... Tallied his first brace for the Timbers against the LA Galaxy on Oct. 7... Started and tallied a goal against Vancouver on Sept. 27... Logged 19 minutes off the bench against Seattle on Sept. 23... Started and played 64 minutes against San Jose on Sept. 16... Recorded his first MLS assist against LAFC on Sept. 13... Scored for a third consecutive match, tallying the game winner against Seattle as a substitute on Sept. 6... Started, tallying a goal against the LA Galaxy on Sept. 2... Logged his first career goal for the club off the bench against RSL on Aug. 29... Played 23 minutes off the bench in the MIB Tournament Final against Orlando on Aug. 11... Appeared for five minutes against Philadelphia on Aug. 5... Made his MLS debut, playing 90 minutes in against Minnesota on March 1.
CAREER: Joined the Timbers after having played the last two Liga MX campaigns with Pumas UNAM (2018-20), where he tallied 19 goals in 65 appearances (50 starts)... In his first season at Pumas (2018-19), notched 16 goals in 48 appearances (43 starts) across all competitions... Appeared in 17 matches (7 starts) for Pumas last season (2019-20), tallying three goals across all competitions... Played one season for Liga MX side Cruz Azul (2017-18), where he scored 14 goals in 40 games played (31 starts) across all competitions... Played with Chilean Primera División side Universidad de Chile in 2016-17, tallying 20 goals in 30 games played (20 starts) across all competitions... Finished the 2017 Clausura campaign as the league’s leading goal scorer (13) and helped Universidad claim the 2017 Primera División Clausura title... During the 2015-16 Primera División campaign, tallied 12 goals in 26 matches played (25 starts)... Began his professional career with Chilean Primera División side Audax Italiano (2011-16), where he made 137 appearances (97 starts) and recorded 44 goals across all competitions... Scored seven goals in 10 Copa Chile appearances for Audax in 2015.
HONORS: MLS is Back Tournament in 2020... Primera División de Chile with Universidad de Chile in 2017... Primera División de Chile top scorer with Universidad de Chile in 2017.
INTERNATIONAL: Has made nine appearances for the Chile Men’s National Team, tallying one goal since making his debut against Romania on May 31, 2018 ... Scored the first goal of his international career in a 3-2 victory over Guinea on Oct. 15, 2019.