Nahuel Guzmán

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Nahuel Guzmán
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Guzmán lining up for Tigres UANL in 2015
Personal information
Full name Nahuel Ignacio Guzmán Palomeque
Date of birth (1986-02-10) 10 February 1986 (age 31)
Place of birth Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
Height 1.92 m (6 ft 3 12 in)
Playing position Goalkeeper
Club information
Current team
Tigres UANL
Number 1
Youth career
Newell's Old Boys
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2014 Newell's Old Boys 81 (0)
2008–2009 Independiente Rivadavia (loan) 30 (0)
2014– Tigres UANL 102 (0)
National team
2003 Argentina U17
2004 Argentina U20
2014– Argentina 6 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 28 December 2016.
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 28 March 2015

Nahuel Ignacio Guzmán Palomeque (February 10, 1986) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as goalkeeper for Liga MX club Tigres UANL and Argentina.

Club career[edit]

Guzman made his professional debut for Newell's Old Boys in August 2006 against C.A. Belgrano. On 2008, he went on loan to Independiente Rivadavia until 2009. He became a key to the championship of Newell's in the 2013 Final Tournament.

Tigres UANL[edit]

On July, 2014, he was transferred to Liga MX club Tigres UANL to play the Apertura 2014 season. Guzmán made his official debut with Tigres in a 0-0 draw against Atlas de Guadalajara at the Estadio Jalisco on July 19. That season, Guzmán and his club made it to the finals of Liga MX against Club América. In the home leg, Tigres won by 1-0 with goal of Joffre Guerrón. In the second leg, Guzmán received a red card, as did teammates Hernán Burbano and Damián Ariel Álvarez. Tigres lost 3–0, in an overall score of 3–1.[1][2]

Tigres reached to the finals of the Copa Libertadores 2015 against River Plate. After a 0-0 draw in the home leg, Tigres lost the second leg by 3-0 in Buenos Aires.

In December 2015, Guzmán and his team became champions of the Apertura 2015 season. In the first leg of the finals against Pumas UNAM, Tigres won by 3-0. In the second leg, Pumas won by 3-0. In extra time Tigres scored the 1-3 at 103' but Pumas equalized 1-4 at 119'. After an aggregate of 4-4, Tigres won via penalty shoot-out 4-2, with Guzmán stopping the fourth shot from Pumas.

A year later, Guzmán and his team faced América to become champions for the fifth time. Guzmán was named MVP of the second leg, by stopping all 3 penalties, winning 3-0. He was named the best goalkeeper of the Apertura 2016 with 9 clean sheets and his impressive saves against America.

International career[edit]

Guzmán was an integral part of the Argentina U-17 side in the World Cup of the category 2003. On 13 October 2014, he played 45 minutes with Argentina in the 7-0 victory against Hong Kong in a friendly match.[3]

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Newell's Old Boys
UANL

International[edit]

Argentina

References[edit]

  1. ^ "America crowned as Tigres see red cards". fifa.com. Retrieved 30 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Three players sent off in NINE MINUTES as Mexican league final turns sour". dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved 30 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Argentina thrashing of Hong Kong". reuters.com. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 

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