Gustavo Lorenzetti

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Gustavo Lorenzetti
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Personal information
Full name Gustavo Rubén Lorenzetti Espinoza
Date of birth (1985-05-10) May 10, 1985 (age 29)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Height 1.63 m (5 ft 4 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder / Winger
Club information
Current team
Universidad de Chile
Number 22
Youth career
1994–2003 Rosario Central
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2007 Rosario Central 23 (0)
2006 Coquimbo Unido (loan) 37 (4)
2007 U. de Concepción (loan) 45 (5)
2008–2011 Universidad de Concepción 114 (11)
2011– Universidad de Chile 97 (14)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 27 April 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Gustavo Rubén Lorenzetti Espinoza (born May 10, 1985 in Rosario, Santa Fe Province, Argentina) is an Argentine footballer, who currently plays as a midfielder for Universidad de Chile of the Primera División de Chile.

Career[edit]

Lorenzetti joined Rosario Central youth squad in 1994. He made his professional debut for Rosario Central of the Primera Division Argentina on September 28, 2003. The coach at the time was Miguel Russo. Lorenzetti made his first start on February 22, 2004 against Boca Juniors. He also participated in Copa Libertadores 2004.

In 2006, he was loaned to Chilean club Coquimbo Unido. The team made it to the playoffs and Lorenzetti made 4 goals and twelve assist that season.

Universidad de Concepción[edit]

In 2007, Lorenzetti was loaned again to a Chilean club this time U. de Concepción with an option to buy the player at the end of the year. He again made the Chilean playoffs. In the first round of the playoffs, U. de Concepción upset Universidad Católica. In the second leg of the semifinal against Audax Italiano, the number one seed, U. de Concepción was on the verge of elimination when Lorenzetti scored an amazing goal to qualify U. de Concepción to the final against Colo-Colo.

In 2008, U. de Concepción picked up the option on Lorenzetti and bought the rights to the player. That year he won the 2008 Copa Chile tournament, defeating Deportes Ovalle in the final by 2-1.[1]

Universidad de Chile[edit]

On 9 June 2011, Universidad de Chile signed Lorenzetti from Universidad de Concepción for a fee of US$600,000 on a three year contract.[2][3] He scored a goal in his official debut in a 3–0 home win over La Serena on 30 July, for the first week of the Clausura Tournament.[4] In his second official game against Cobreloa, Lorenzetti scored two goals in the 3–1 victory of the club and was named the man of the match.[5][6][7] Some weeks later, he scored a twice in a 4–1 victory to Ñublense[8][9] and in the next week again scored, now in a 3–0 win over Unión San Felipe.[10]

His good moment was thanks to the great season of the club in the national tournament and in the Copa Sudamericana that the club won after of beat in the finals to LDU Quito after an aggregate result of 4–0 in favor of Lorenzetti's club, should be noted that he scored a goal in the second final that the club won 3–0.

Career statistics[edit]

Club Season League Continental Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Coquimbo Unido Apertura 2006 18 3 - - - - 18 3
Clausura 2006 19 1 - - - - 19 1
Total 37 4 0 0 0 0 37 4
U. de Concepción Apertura 2007 20 1 - - - - 20 1
Clausura 2007 25 4 - - - - 25 4
Apertura 2008 17 2 - - - - 17 2
Clausura 2008 14 1 - - ? ? 14 1
Apertura 2009 16 1 - - ? ? 16 1
Clausura 2009 17 1 - - ? ? 17 1
2010 33 3 - - ? ? 33 3
Apertura 2011 17 3 - - 0 0 17 3
Total 159 16 0 0 ? ? 159 16
Universidad de Chile Clausura 2011 20 6 11 2 3 0 34 8
Apertura 2012 12 1 10 2 0 0 22 3
Clausura 2012 17 3 4 0 5 1 26 4
Transición 2013 12 0 5 0 5 1 22 1
Apertura 2013 20 2 6 1 5 0 31 3
Total 81 12 36 5 18 2 135 19
Career total 277 32 36 5 18 2 331 39

Honors[edit]

Chile Universidad de Concepción

Chile Universidad de Chile

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