Cristian Maidana

Cristian Maidana
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Midfielder
  • Philadelphia Union
  • 5' 11"
  • 165 lbs.
  • 01-24-1987
  • Chaco Province, Argentina

Acquired by the Philadelphia Union on Jan. 15, 2014 from Argentinos Juniors (Primera Division) after a return from Atlante of the Mexican League. 

2014: Appeared in 26 games, starting 23, while logging 1,889 minutes. He had 11 assists – the second-most in a single-season in franchise history. He also scored two goals. Maidana's impact was immediate, assisting on the lone goal in the season opener against Portland on March 8. He then scored his first career goal on May 17 against Sporting Kansas City. Maidana assisted on all three goals in a 3-3 draw against Vancouver on June 7 and was named to the MLS Team of the Week by MLSSoccer.com for his performance. He also assisted on the lone Union goal in the U.S. Open Cup final on a free kick to Maurice Edu. His play never dropped, as he had arguably his best game of the year while notching a pair of assists in Philadelphia’s 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Oct. 18 leading to his second MLS Team of the Week honors.

2011-12: Spent two seasons playing for Rangers (Primera Division) appearing in a total of 31 games. Throughout these two seasons, Maidana recorded two (2) goals.

2010-11: While on loan, Maidana appeared in 13 games for Huracan (Primera Division), logging 903 minutes.

2010: Appeared in 10 games, logging 408 minutes for Spartak Moscow of the Russian Premier League. 

2008-09: Played for Recreativo Huelva then of the Spanish first division (La Liga). He appeared in six matches scoring a goal and adding a pair of assists.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Philadelphia Union 26 23 2 1889 11 36 11 4 2 0 1
Career Totals 26 23 2 1889 11 36 11 4 2 0 1

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Philadelphia Union 26 23 2 1889 11 36 11 4 2 0 1
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/26/2014 PHI @ CLB L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10/18/2014 KC @ PHI W 1-2 Started 89 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 0
10/11/2014 CLB @ PHI L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2014 CHI @ PHI T 1-1 Started 77 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0
9/27/2014 PHI @ DC L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
9/20/2014 HOU @ PHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
9/13/2014 NY @ PHI T 2-2 Subbed On 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/6/2014 PHI @ TOR W 2-0 Started 89 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9/3/2014 TOR @ PHI W 0-1 Started 71 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/24/2014 SJ @ PHI W 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/15/2014 PHI @ HOU L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/9/2014 MTL @ PHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/1/2014 PHI @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/19/2014 PHI @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2014 NY @ PHI W 1-3 Started 38 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
7/12/2014 COL @ PHI T 3-3 Started 82 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/4/2014 PHI @ DAL L 1-2 Started 90 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
6/28/2014 PHI @ NE W 3-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0
6/7/2014 VAN @ PHI T 3-3 Started 88 0 3 1 0 0 2 0 0
5/31/2014 PHI @ CHV W 3-0 Started 90 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0
5/25/2014 PHI @ LA L 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 NE @ PHI L 5-3 Started 82 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1
5/14/2014 PHI @ KC W 2-1 Started 89 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 DC @ PHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
5/3/2014 PHI @ SEA L 1-2 Started 76 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 PHI @ MTL L 0-1 Subbed On 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 HOU @ PHI T 0-0 Started 56 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/16/2014 PHI @ NY L 1-2 Started 76 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0
4/12/2014 RSL @ PHI T 2-2 Subbed On 14 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 PHI @ CHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 MTL @ PHI T 1-1 Started 57 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
3/22/2014 PHI @ CLB L 1-2 Started 55 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3/15/2014 NE @ PHI W 0-1 Started 87 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
3/8/2014 PHI @ POR T 1-1 Started 80 0 1 4 3 1 1 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves