Who were the best young-player performers in MLS Week 19?
Ahhhh, Heineken Rivalry Week. That glorious period where the 7-0 woodshed whuppin’ wins taste even sweeter and the 0-3, ruined-banner-hoisting home defeats cut that much deeper.
ACQUIRED: Signed on July 29, 2021 through the 2025 season, after acquiring the priority to him from Philadelphia Union in exchange for $50,000 General Allocation Money. Moreno occupies an international and a U22 Initiative roster slot.
2021: Scored his first MLS career goal vs. Real Salt Lake on Dec. 4...Recorded his third assist and second start against San Jose on Oct. 27...Made his first start on Oct. 23 vs. Colorado...Recorded his first career assist vs. RSL on Sept. 25...Made his MLS debut as a late game substitute on Aug. 29 against Seattle...Came on as a second-half sub vs. Houston on Sept. 3 logging seven minutes...Made 26 appearances across all competitions for América de Cali, featuring in the Copa Sudamericana and Copa Libertadores tournaments...Scored in back-to-back matches in Copa Libertadores, against Atlético Mineiro (May 13) and Deportivo La Guaira (May 19), totaling a team-best six goals across all competitions in 2021.
2020: Recorded three goals and two assists for América de Cali...Scored in the first leg of the Categoría Primera A championship against Independiente Sante Fe on December 21, 2020, and helped the club to their second consecutive league title.
2019: Appeared in 11 matches, logging one goal and one assist in Liga Dimayor play.
MLS All-Stars vs LIGA MX All-Stars in Minnesota on August 10