In their first preseason match of 2019, the Portland Timbers dominated Saprissa in Costa Rica to the tune of a 4-0 win.
Many of the Timbers' stars, including Diego Valeri and Sebastian Blanco, did not feature in the match as Lucas Melano led the Timbers with a first-half brace as Dairon Asprilla and Tomas Conechny provided the other goals.
- 9' — POR — Dairon Asprilla
- 32' — POR — Lucas Melano
- 45+1' — POR — Lucas Melano
- 61' — POR — Tomas Conechny
Timbers first-half lineup: GK - Steve Clark; Zarek Valentin, Julio Cascante, Claude Dielna, Marco Farfan; Andy Polo, Cristhian Paredes, Andres Flores, Dairon Asprilla; Ryan Sierakowski*, Lucas Melano
Timbers second-half lineup: GK - Kendall McIntosh; Roy Miller#, Modou Jadama, Lennart Hein*, Bill Tuiloma; Tomas Conechny, Carlos Anguiano^, Eryk Williamson, Renzo Zambrano; Ryan Sierakowski*, Foster Langsdorf
* = unsigned draft pick
^ = Timbers 2 player
# = out of contract