Klemen Lavrič

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Klemen Lavrič
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Personal information
Full name Klemen Lavrič
Date of birth (1981-06-12) 12 June 1981 (age 33)
Place of birth Trbovlje, SFR Yugoslavia
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Kapfenberg
Number 35
Youth career
Rudar Trbovlje
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998–2002 Rudar Velenje 91 (27)
2002–2003 Hajduk Split 7 (1)
2004 Inter Zaprešić 10 (3)
2004–2005 Dynamo Dresden 31 (17)
2005–2008 MSV Duisburg 69 (20)
2008–2009 Omiya Ardija 21 (5)
2009–2010 SK Sturm Graz 26 (8)
2011 FC St. Gallen 13 (1)
2011–2012 Karlsruher SC 31 (5)
2013– Kapfenberg 3
National team
Slovenia U21
2004–2008 Slovenia 25 (6)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 July 2013.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 July 2009

Klemen Lavrič (born 12 June 1981 in Trbovlje) is a Slovenian footballer who plays as a striker. He is currently playing for Kapfenberg.

Club career[edit]

Lavrič started playing football for domestic Rudar Trbovlje and moved as young man to Rudar Velenje. Hajduk Split was the first club outside of Slovenia for which he played, followed by Inter Zaprešić in Croatia. After this, Lavrič moved to German club Dynamo Dresden.

In the 2004–05 season he was voted the second best player of second German League, only beaten by Lukas Podolski. In the match against Rot-Weiß Erfurt, Lavrič scored in 66th minute a goal with a bicycle kick which was later voted as Goal of the Year in 2004 in Germany. In summer 2005, Lavrič joined Bundesliga MSV Duisburg. In 2005–06 season he scored six goals in 22 matches, but nevertheless Duisburg was relegated to the 2. Bundesliga. In the 2006–07 season, Lavrič scored 12 goals and was second team's leading scorer and sixth scorer in the second league. Duisburg was promoted again in the following season to the Bundesliga, but Lavrič received little opportunity for play and eventually also lost his place in the Slovenian national team.

After one year in Japan with Omiya Ardija he returned to Europe, this time playing for SK Sturm Graz in Austria (26 matches, 8 goals). In 2011, Lavrič played for FC St. Gallen 1879 where he scored in his debut match.[1]

International career[edit]

He played 25 matches and scored six goals For the Slovenian national team.

Club statistics[edit]

Club performance League Cup League Cup Total
Season Club League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Japan League Emperor's Cup J. League Cup Total
2008 Omiya Ardija J. League 1 18 5 0 0 2 1 20 6
2009 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
Country Japan 21 5 0 0 2 1 23 6
Total 21 5 0 0 2 1 23 6

International career statistics[edit]

[2]

Slovenia national team
Year Apps Goals
2004 3 0
2005 4 1
2006 6 1
2007 11 4
2008 1 0
Total 25 6

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Slovenia's goal tally first.
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 7 September 2005 Zimbru Stadium, Chişinău  Moldova 1–1 2–1 FIFA World Cup 2006 qualification
2 11 October 2006 Dinamo Stadium, Minsk  Belarus 2–1 2–4 UEFA Euro 2008 qualification
3 7 February 2007 Sports Park, Domžale  Estonia 1–0 1–0 Friendly match
4 8 September 2007 Stade Josy Barthel, Luxembourg  Luxembourg 1–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 2008 qualification
5 8 September 2007 Stade Josy Barthel, Luxembourg  Luxembourg 3–0 3–0 UEFA Euro 2008 qualification
6 12 September 2007 Arena Petrol, Celje  Belarus 1–0 1–0 UEFA Euro 2008 qualification

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lavric, Klemen" (in German). kicker.de. Retrieved 13 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Klemen Lavrič". National Football Teams. Retrieved 22 July 2013. 

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