Moisés Caicedo

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Moisés Caicedo
Personal information
Full name Moisés Isaac Caicedo Corozo[1]
Date of birth (2001-11-02) 2 November 2001 (age 19)
Place of birth Santo Domingo, Ecuador
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Position(s) Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Beerschot
(on loan from Brighton & Hove Albion)
Youth career
2014–2019 Independiente del Valle
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2019–2021 Independiente del Valle 25 (4)
2021– Brighton & Hove Albion 0 (0)
2021–Beerschot (loan) 0 (0)
National team
2020– Ecuador 12 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 5 September 2021 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 September 2021 (UTC)

Moisés Isaac Caicedo Corozo (born 2 November 2001) is an Ecuadorian footballer who plays as a midfielder for Belgian First Division A side Beerschot, on loan from Premier League club Brighton & Hove Albion, and also plays for the Ecuadorian national team.

Professional career[edit]

Independiente del Valle[edit]

Caicedo joined the youth academy of Independiente del Valle at the age of 13, and joined their first team in 2019.[2] Caicedo debuted for Independiente del Valle in a 1–0 Ecuadorian Serie A win over L.D.U. Quito on 1 October 2019.[3]

Brighton & Hove Albion[edit]

On 1 February 2021, Caicedo joined English side Brighton & Hove Albion on a four and a half year deal, for an undisclosed fee.[4] On 10 February 2021, Caicedo made his first appearance in Brighton’s first-team matchday squad in Brighton’s 1–0 away loss against Leicester City in the FA Cup, where he was an unused substitute.[5]

He made his debut for Brighton on 24 August starting in the EFL Cup second round away fixture at Cardiff City where he set up Andi Zeqiri's first Albion goal in the 2–0 win.[6]

Beerschot (loan)[edit]

On transfer deadline day of 31 August 2021, Caicedo joined Beerschot of the Belgium top flight on a season-long loan.[7]

International career[edit]

Caicedo debuted for the senior Ecuador national team in a 1–0 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying loss to Argentina on 9 October 2020.[8] He scored the opening goal in a 4–2 home win over Uruguay on 13 October 2020 at the Estadio Rodrigo Paz Delgado, becoming the first player born in the 21st century to ever score in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying.

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of 24 August 2021[9]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup League Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Independiente del Valle 2019 Ecuadorian Serie A 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0
2020 Ecuadorian Serie A 22 4 0 0 0 0 6[a] 2 28 6
Total 25 4 0 0 0 0 6 2 31 6
Brighton & Hove Albion 2020–21 Premier League 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2021–22 Premier League 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
Total 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0
Beerschot (loan) 2021–22 Belgian First Division A 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career total 25 4 0 0 1 0 6 2 32 6
  1. ^ Appearance(s) in Copa Libertadores

International[edit]

As of 9 September 2021[10]
Ecuador
Year Apps Goals
2020 4 1
2021 8 0
Total 12 1

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Ecuador's goal tally first.[10]
No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 8 June 2021 Estadio Rodrigo Paz Delgado, Quito, Ecuador  Uruguay 1–0 4–2 2022 FIFA World Cup qualification

Honours[edit]

Independiente Juniors

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Updated squad lists for 2020/21 Premier League". Premier League. 5 February 2021. Retrieved 7 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Moisés Caicedo, la nueva 'joya' que formó el Independiente del Valle". El Comercio.
  3. ^ "Independiente del Valle vs. LDU Quito - 1 October 2019 - Soccerway". ca.soccerway.com.
  4. ^ "Albion complete Caicedo signing". Brighton & Hove Albion F.C. 1 February 2021. Retrieved 1 February 2021.
  5. ^ Hafez, Shamoon. "Leicester City 1–0 Brighton". BBC Sport. Retrieved 9 April 2021.
  6. ^ "Cardiff City 0-2 Brighton & Hove Albion: Seagulls into Carabao Cup third round - BBC Sport". BBC Sport. 24 August 2021. Retrieved 24 August 2021.
  7. ^ "Moises Caicedo makes loan move to Beerschot". Brighton & Hove Albion FC. Retrieved 5 September 2021.
  8. ^ "Argentina vs. Ecuador - 9 October 2020". Soccerway.
  9. ^ Moisés Caicedo at Soccerway
  10. ^ a b "Moisés Caicedo". National Football Teams. Benjamin Strack-Zimmermann. Retrieved 8 June 2021.

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