Loren Morón

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Loren
Betis Villareal 2018 - Loren Morón.jpg
Loren with Betis in 2018
Personal information
Full name Lorenzo Jesús Morón García
Date of birth (1993-12-30) 30 December 1993 (age 25)
Place of birth Marbella, Spain
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Betis
Number 16
Youth career
2007–2011 Peña Los Compadres
2011 UD Marbella
2011–2012 Vázquez Cultural
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2012–2013 Estepona 15 (2)
2013 UD Marbella 10 (3)
2013–2015 Marbella FC 21 (7)
2014–2015Vélez (loan) 21 (14)
2015–2018 Betis B 92 (43)
2018– Betis 48 (13)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19 May 2019

Lorenzo Jesús Morón García (born 30 December 1993), commonly known as Loren, is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Real Betis as a striker.

Club career[edit]

Loren was born in Marbella, Province of Málaga, Andalusia, and represented CD Peña Los Compadres, UD Marbella and CD Vázquez Cultural as a youth. In 2012 he signed for Tercera División club Unión Estepona CF, making his senior debut on 1 September of that year in a 0–1 home loss against CD El Palo.

Loren scored his first senior goal on 30 September 2012, netting his team's third in a 4–1 home routing of Vélez CF.[1] The following January he returned to Marbella, now being assigned to the first team also in the fourth division.

On 8 July 2014, after achieving promotion, Loren was loaned to fourth level side Vélez for a year.[2] On 29 January of the following year, he signed for Real Betis and was immediately assigned to the reserves in Segunda División B.[3]

On 20 June 2016, after scoring 13 goals but failing to avoid relegation, Loren renewed his contract until 2018.[4] On 14 May 2017, he scored a hat-trick in a 7–1 away routing of CA Espeleño.[5]

On 30 January 2018, Loren extended his link until 2021 and was definitely promoted to the first team in La Liga.[6] He made his professional debut on 3 February, starting and scoring a brace in a 2–1 home win against Villarreal CF.[7] In the following five matches, he netted a further four times.[8]

On 30 June 2018, Loren renewed his contract until June 2022.[9]

Personal life[edit]

Loren's father, also named Lorenzo, was also a footballer. A central defender, he represented mainly UD Salamanca and Recreativo de Huelva.[10]

Career statistics[edit]

As of match played 19 May 2019[11][12]
Club statistics
Club Season League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Estepona 2012–13 Tercera División 15 2 15 2
UD Marbella 2012–13 Tercera División 10 3 10 3
Marbella FC 2013–14 Tercera División 21 7 1 0 22 7
Vélez 2014–15 Tercera División 21 14 21 14
Betis B 2014–15 Segunda División B 10 0 10 0
2015–16 30 13 30 13
2016–17 Tercera División 29 14 2 1 31 15
2017–18 Segunda División B 23 16 23 16
Total 92 43 2 1 94 44
Betis 2017–18 La Liga 15 7 0 0 15 7
2018–19 33 6 6 2 6 0 45 8
Total 48 13 6 2 6 0 60 15
Career totals 207 82 6 2 6 0 2 1 221 85

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Loren: "Dedico mi primer gol en Tercera División a mi familia"" [Loren: "I dedicate my first goal in Tercera División to my family"] (in Spanish). Marbella 24 Horas. 1 October 2012. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  2. ^ "El marbellí Loren ya es jugador del Vélez, cedido por el Marbella FC" [Marbella's own Loren is already a Vélez player, on loan from Marbella FC] (in Spanish). Marbella 24 Horas. 8 July 2014. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  3. ^ "Loren, refuerzo para la delantera del Betis B" [Loren, addition for the forward lines of Betis B] (in Spanish). Real Betis. 29 January 2015. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  4. ^ "El canterano Loren renueva hasta junio de 2018" [Academy player Loren renews until June 2018]. Marca (in Spanish). 20 June 2016. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  5. ^ "Espeleño 1–7 Betis B: Goleada de campeón" [Espeleño 1–7 Betis B: Champions routing]. Estadio Deportivo (in Spanish). 14 May 2017. Retrieved 5 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Academy player Loren will be part of the first team". Real Betis. 30 January 2018. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Loren tiene duende" [Loren has magic]. Marca (in Spanish). 3 February 2018. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Loren mantiene firme la apuesta del Betis por Europa" [Loren keeps Betis European bet alive] (in Spanish). Europa Press. 12 March 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  9. ^ "Loren and Real Betis extend the existing contract between them until 2022". Real Betis. 30 June 2018. Retrieved 1 August 2018.
  10. ^ "El hijo de Loren explota en el Betis B, mejor ataque y peor defensa de la categoría" [The son of Loren sets off in Betis B, best attack and worst defence of the category] (in Spanish). Huelva 24. 4 September 2017. Retrieved 3 February 2018.
  11. ^ Loren Morón at Soccerway. Retrieved 14 June 2019.
  12. ^ Loren Morón at La Preferente. Retrieved 14 June 2019. (in Spanish)

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