Matías Sánchez

Matías Sánchez
Matías Sánchez
Real Name: Matías Sánchez
HT: 5' 8" WT: 160
Age: 31 (08/18/1987)
Birthplace: Temperley, Argentina
Hometown: Lomas de Zamora, Argentina

As of 10/24/13


2013 Season
Has made 14 appearances, including 10 starts: nine at central midfield and one at right midfield ... has scored one goal and recorded one assist ... made his Crew -- and MLS -- debuts in a substitute appearance at Vancouver (March 9) ... returned to action with an appearance at D.C. (March 23) ... made his first MLS start in the central midfield against Colorado (May 11) ... scored his first goal in MLS -- the game-winner in the sixth-minute -- against Montreal (June 15) ... was issued his fifth yellow card in the match against Chicago (June 22) and missed the match at Sporting KC (June 29) while serving a mandatory one-game suspension for yellow-card accumulation ... returned to action with a start in the following match at LA (July 4) ... made a substitute appearance in the international friendly against Wigan Athletic (July 13) ... recorded his first career assist on a long pass from midfield to Dominic Oduro in a return to the starting lineup at Toronto (July 27) ... made his first start at right midfield in a diamond formation at Houston (August 3)... was listed as “questionable” with a left calf contusion ahead of the match against Toronto (August 17) and did not dress ... missed the match at Real Salt Lake (August 24) and against Seattle (August 31) Houston (September 4) and Sporting KC (September 7) suffering from the same left calf contusion.
2013 Reserve League
Made six starts in central midfield.
2013 U.S. Open Cup
Did not make an appearance.
2008-13 (Estudiantes): The Argentine midfelder made 82 League appearances for Estudiantes from 2008-13, tallying once in that time. On the club's international stage, Sánchez appeared 22 times in the prestigious Copa Libertadores competition. Sánchez made nine appearances in the club's run to the 2009 Copa Libertadores crown. As a result, the Argentine also saw 44 minutes of action in the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup where Estudiantes finished runner-up to FC Barcelona.

2006-08 (Racing Club): A youth product, Sánchez appeared 46 times for Racing Club to tally one goal.


Sánchez was an instrumental piece of Argentina's 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup title run. He appeared 14 times with the Argentina U-20s alongside stars such as Ángel di María and Sergio Agüero.


Signed by the Crew as a Discovery Signing on February 8, 2013.

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