Sacha Kljestan

Sacha Kljestan
Sacha Kljestan
Sacha Kljestan
Midfielder
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Real Name: Sacha Kljestan
HT: 6' 1" WT: 176
Age: 34 (09/09/1985)
Hometown: Anaheim, California,

CLUB

2018: Traded from NY Red Bulls on Jan. 3 … Played in 30 matches with 29 starts in his first season as a Lion … Scored six goals while tallying six assists … Named to MLS Team of the Week in weeks 5, 7 and 10 ... 2017: Appeared in 37 matches for RBNY … Started 33 … Scored three goals, including one in the MLS Cup Playoffs … Led MLS with 18 assists across all competitions … Appeared in two CONCACAF Champions League contest … 2016: Totaled 74 appearances with 35 starts … Scored eight goals across all competitons … Led MLS with a career-high 20 assists … 2016 MLS All-Star … Selected to MLS Best XI … Appeared in three CONCACAF Champions League matches … Scored two goals in contests … 2015: Appeared and started in 37 matches for RBNY … Totaled eight goals and 15 assists … Led the Red Bulls to the 2015 Supporters’ Shield … Signed with RBNY in Jan. … 2014: Made 21 appearances for Anderlecht … Scored four goals … Tallied one assist in the Champions League … 2013: Appeared in 30 contests … Scored a career-high nine goals … Registered a goal and an assist in the Champions League … Became only the fifth American to score a goal in the Champions League … 2012: Made a career-high 49 appearances … Registered four goals with six assists … Belgian Pro League Champion … Belgian Super Cup Champion … 2011: Totaled 46 appearances … Registered five goals and six assists … Belgian Pro League Champion … Belgian Super Cup Champion … 2010: Appeared in 34 matches in first season with Anderlecht … Tallied three goals and five assists … Belgian Pro League Champion … Belgian Super Cup Champion … Scored in his debut on July 27 in a 3-1 defeat over Welsh Club The New Saints … Signed a four-year contract with Anderlecht in June … Appeared and started in 10 matches for Chivas USA … Scored one goal with three assists … 2009: Appeared in 27 matches with 26 starts … Scored five goals and added four assists … 2008: Made 24 total appearances with 23 starts … Tallied six goals and seven assists … Selected to 2008 MLS All-Star team but chose to play in Olympics instead … 2008 MLS Best XI … 2007: Appeared and started in 27 matches … Totaled four goals and 13 assists … 2006: Drafted No. 5 overall by Chivas USA in 2006 MLS SuperDraft … Appeared in 34 contests with 32 starts as a rookie ... Registered eight assists … MLS Rookie of the Year Finalist

 

INTERNATIONAL

Totals six goals in 51 appearances for the U.S. National Team … 2017: Appeared in one match in a friendly against Serbia … 2016: Made five appearances … Scored two goals and tallied two assists all in 2018 World Cup Qualifying … Scored against Trinidad and Tobago on Sept. 6 …  Provided one goal and two assists off the bench against St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Sept. 2 … 2015: Was not featured … 2014: Featured in one contest in a friendly against Ukraine … 2013: Made seven appearances … 2012: Made four appearances … 2011: Appeared in nine matches … Member of the U.S. 2011 Gold Cup squad … 2010: Totaled four appearances … Scored one goal in a friendly against El Salvador on Feb. 24 … 2009: Appeared in nine contests … Member of the U.S. 2009 Confederations Cup roster … Contributed an assist in World Cup qualifying against Trinidad and Tobago on April 2 … Scored a hat trick in a friendly against Sweden on Jan. 23 … 2008: Made eight appearances … Registered three assists in World Cup qualifying against Cuba on Oct. 12 … Represented the United States at the 2008 Beijing Olympics … Played for the U-23s at the 2008 CONCACAF Men’s Pre-Olympic Tournament … 2007: Appeared in four contests … Made his senior national team debut on June 2 … Tallied an assist in debut in 4-1 victory over China … Member of the 2007 U.S. Copa América roster … 2005: Member of the U.S. U-20 team at the 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship

 

COLLEGE

Played three years at Seton Hall University … Made 61 appearances and netted 20 goals with 28 assists throughout career …  2005: Set Seton Hall Single-Season Assists Record (15) … NCAA Division I Third-Team All America Honoree … Big East Conference Offensive Player of the Year … All-Big East First Team … 2004: NCAA Division I First-Team All-American … All-Big East First Team

 


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2019Orlando City SC231311352319619131
2018Orlando City SC3029625226471718340
2017NY Red Bulls32282258217411138560
2016NY Red Bulls32306262320401942630
2015NY Red Bulls33338284314582243941
2010Chivas USA10101900320813200
2009Chivas USA2524520413482333270
2008Chivas USA2221519417361639271
2007Chivas USA25254218613402145250
2006Chivas USA323102676722850350
Career Totals-26424438216669337115134035443
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