Elías Hernández

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Elías Hernández
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Personal information
Full name Elías Hernán Hernández Jacuinde
Date of birth (1988-04-29) April 29, 1988 (age 26)
Place of birth Morelia, Mexico
Height 1.71 m (5 ft 7 12 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder
Club information
Current team
Leon
Number 8
Youth career
Morelia
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2011 Morelia 130 (22)
2007–2008 Mérida (loan) 12 (5)
2011 Pachuca 18 (4)
2012–2014 UANL 44 (5)
2013-2014 Leon (loan) 32 (4)
2014 Leon
National team
2010– Mexico 11 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16 March 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 16 October 2012

Elías Hernán Hernández Jacuinde (born April 29, 1988 in Morelia, Mexico) is a Mexican footballer who plays for the Liga MX club Club Leon.

Mainly an attacking midfielder, he can also operate as a striker. Hernández has become a regular player of the Mexico national football team.

Club career[edit]

Hernández made his professional debut on 27 October 2007 in a 1–0 win over UANL's Tigres, he came off the bench in the 60th minute for former Morelia player Wanderson Da Silva.

Even though Hernández had little playing time at the time, he did score the go ahead goal against Cruz Azul, which Morelia won 2-1. He scored his second goal on 17 August 2008 against UNAM Pumas. During the Apertura 2009 and Bicentario 2010 seasons, Hernández helped Morelia reach the semi-finals, scoring 12 goals and registering seven assists in 42 matches.[1][2] He also played in all six games of the 2010 Copa Libertadores for Morelia, registering three assists.[3]

International career[edit]

Hernández got his first call up by interim coach Enrique Meza for a friendly match against Spain.[4] He made his debut in the match coming in the 66th minute for Giovani dos Santos. He scored his first international goal against Colombia on 7 September 2010, which gave Mexico the victory.

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Mexico's goal tally first.
Goal Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 7 September 2010 Estadio Universitario, San Nicolás, Mexico  Colombia 1–0 1–0 Friendly

[5]

International Caps[edit]

[6]

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League Cup1 Continental2 Other3 Total
Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists Apps Goals Assists
Morelia
200708 15 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 1 0
200809 33 3 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 37 3 6
2009–10 42 12 7 0 0 0 6 0 3 0 0 0 48 12 10
2010-11 40 6 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 1 45 7 9
Pachuca
2011-12 18 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 4 1
Tigres
2011-12 32 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 33 4 2
Career totals 175 30 23 6 0 1 6 0 3 6 1 1 192 32 28

Statistics correct as of matches played 2 October 2012[7]

1Includes the InterLiga

2Includes the Copa Libertadores, the Copa Sudamericana

3Includes other competitive competitions, including the North American SuperLiga

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Morelia
León

International[edit]

Mexico

References[edit]

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