Fernando Cárdenas

Fernando Cárdenas
80
Forward
  • 5' 6"
  • 160 lbs.
  • 04-30-1988
  • Cartago, Colombia

A quick, technical player who can play on the left wing, centrally in the midfield, as a forward or tucked behind the forward … good on the dribble and able to create chances not only for himself, but also for his teammates … a very quick release on his shot … is left-footed … his speed and footwork allow him to navigate through traffic easily … native language is Spanish.

BEFORE MLS: Began his career with Deportivo Pereira in 2008, but played the with América … played two seasons with Deportivo Pereira before going on loan to Once Caldas for the 2010 Apertura … played with Once Caldas during the team’s run in Copa Libertadores and made six appearances during the tournament before the club fell in the round of 16 to Paraguay’s Club Libertad … loaned to Deportes Tolima for the 2010 Finalización, where he made 16 appearances for the league’s runner up … at the conclusion of the tournament, returned to Deportivo Pereira for the 2011 Apertura, making 11 appearances while scoring one goal and adding one assist … in the summer of 2011, Cárdenas landed at América for the Finalización, where he made eight appearances, including five starts … across all competitions in Colombia, made 82 appearances, scoring six goals and adding five assists before coming to New England.

PERSONAL: Son of Rubiela Arrendonolo and Fernando Cardenas, Sr. … has one younger brother, Jhonathan Andres Cardenas (20) … married to Yury Marcela Buritica … the couple has one daughter, Maria Jose Cardenas (10 months) … in his free time, likes to play video games and spend time with his family … a supporter of Spain’s FC Barcelona … especially enjoys the work of Christian singer Alex Campos … his favorite movie is “Fast 5” from the “Fast and the Furious” series, and likes actor Vin Diesel … played for the youth club team Deportivo Cali de Cartago … maintains that Cali, Colombia is his favorite travel destination for playing soccer.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Año Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC Apagado Y R
2012 New England Revolution 27 9 2 1016 2 27 10 13 5 1 1
Career Totals 27 9 2 1016 2 27 10 13 5 1 1

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season New England Revolution 27 9 2 1016 2 27 10 13 5 1 1
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, Apagado: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Fecha Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/27/2012 NE @ MTL W 1-0 Started 68 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
10/20/2012 CHI @ NE W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/6/2012 NE @ PHI L 0-1 Subbed On 29 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
9/29/2012 NE @ HOU L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 2 1 0
9/22/2012 NY @ NE T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/15/2012 NE @ DC L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/5/2012 CLB @ NE W 0-2 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/1/2012 PHI @ NE T 0-0 Started 59 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/29/2012 CHV @ NE T 3-3 Subbed On 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/25/2012 NE @ CLB L 3-4 Subbed On 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/18/2012 NE @ CHI L 1-2 Started 69 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
8/12/2012 MTL @ NE L 1-0 Subbed On 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/4/2012 KC @ NE L 1-0 Subbed On 45 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/29/2012 NE @ PHI L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/21/2012 NE @ KC T 0-0 Subbed On 32 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
7/18/2012 NE @ MTL L 1-2 Subbed On 11 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
7/14/2012 TOR @ NE L 1-0 Started 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/8/2012 NY @ NE W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 SEA @ NE T 2-2 Subbed On 19 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 NE @ TOR T 2-2 Subbed On 20 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
6/16/2012 CLB @ NE T 0-0 Started 63 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0
6/2/2012 CHI @ NE W 0-2 Started 64 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
5/26/2012 NE @ DC L 2-3 Subbed On 62 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
5/19/2012 HOU @ NE T 2-2 Subbed On 13 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/12/2012 VAN @ NE W 1-4 Subbed On 10 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 NE @ RSL L 1-2 Subbed On 22 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1
5/2/2012 COL @ NE W 1-2 Started 84 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0
4/28/2012 NE @ NY L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 DC @ NE L 2-1 Subbed On 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2012 NE @ DAL L 0-1 Subbed On 25 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
3/31/2012 NE @ LA W 3-1 Subbed On 20 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
3/24/2012 POR @ NE W 0-1 Subbed On 20 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
3/17/2012 NE @ KC L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2012 NE @ SJ L 0-1 Started 69 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, Apagado: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves