Chorrillo FC & the Blackburn factor
Rolando Blackburn (pictured) has scored eight career Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League goals. (Photo: Mexsport)
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SAN JOSE, Costa Rica – On Monday, Chorrillo FC confirmed that Panama international Rolando Blackburn was signed and ready to face host Santos de Guapiles in the second leg of their 2017 Scotiabank CONCACAF League quarterfinal series a day later.

That means that the 27-year-old forward will be asked to play a role in helping the Fiebre Amarilla overturn a 1-0 deficit.

Can Blackburn influence the final result?  Well, he has scored eight career goals in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions during stints with Comunicaciones and Saprissa.

The Blackburn factor is the storyline to watch at the Estadio Nacional.

ROLANDO BLACKBURN

All-Time Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Goals

COMUNICACIONES

August 7, 2014: home v Puerto Rico Islanders (5-0 win)

1: 1-0 (9')

2: 3-0 (28')

3: 4-0 (48')

August 26, 2014: home v Club America (1-1 draw)

4: 1-1 (27')

October 21, 2014: home v LA Galaxy (1-1 draw)

5: 1-1 (90'+4)


SAPRISSA

August 18, 2016: home v Dragon (6-0 win)

6:  1-0 (4')

7: 5-0 (88')

October 19, 2016: away v Portland Timbers (1-1 draw)

8: 1-0 (23')