Joel Lindpere

Joel Lindpere
26
Midfielder
  • 5' 10"
  • 164 lbs.
  • 10-05-1981
  • Tallinn, Estonia

Citizenship:    Estonia (U.S. Green Card Holder)
Last Club:    New York Red Bulls
How Acquired:    Acquired in a trade from the Red Bulls Jan. 4, 2013
Pronunciation:    jol lind-pair

MLS EXPERIENCE

2012: Appeared in all 34 regular season matches for the Red Bulls, starting 26. Scored five goals and added five assists across 2385 minutes. Scored in a 1-0 win at LA 5/5, a 3-2 win at Philadelphia 5/13, a 2-2 tie at Seattle 7/15, a 2-2 tie at DC 8/29 and a 1-1 tie at New England 9/22. Assisted in a 4-1 win at Columbus 4/7, a 2-3 win vs. DC 6/24, a 1-1 tie at Vancouver 6/20, a 2-0 vs. Philadelphia 7/21 and a 1-3 loss at Montreal 7/28. PLAYOFFS: Started both of the Red Bulls’ playoff matches against D.C. United. Went the full 90 minutes of a 1-1 draw 11/3 at RFK Stadium and played 89 minutes of a 1-0 loss at Red Bull Arena 11/8.

2011: Started all 34 games for the Red Bulls, a single-season franchise record, and set team record with 3,048 minutes played. Scored seven goals and seven assists, good for third and first on the team, respectively. Scored first goal of season on April 21 at D.C. in 4-0 victory. Assisted via corner kick on Ballouchy’s game-tying goal on May 21 at Houston. Registered assist on Henry goal on May 25 vs. Colorado. Assisted on Richards’ goal on June 23 at Seattle. Scored second goal of the season on June 26 at Chicago in 1-1 tie. Had first career two goal game on July 2 at San Jose, scoring both goals in a 2-2 tie and was named MLS Player of the Week. Scored a goal and added two assists in 5-0 victory over Toronto FC on July 6. Tallied only goal in 1-0 win over Paris Saint-Germain July 30. Scored game-tying goal on August 13 in 2-2 draw with Chicago Fire. Scored 10th career goal, seventh of season on Sept. 21 vs. Real Salt Lake. Assisted on Richards’ goal on Sept. 24 in 2-0 win over Portland. Set single-season franchise record in starts in a season on Oct. 4 vs. Los Angeles, making 32nd start of season. Set club’s single-season games played record on Oct. 15 at Sporing KC, making 33rd appearance of the year. Has played more minutes this season than any other player in franchise history in one season.

2010: Played and started 29 matches. Led team with six assists. Played 84 minutes and scored first-ever goal at Red Bull Arena vs. Santos in the 11th minute on March 20.  Scored the lone goal in the Red Bulls’ season opener 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire on March 27. Earned assist against FC Dallas on April 17. Scored in 1-0 victory over Toronto on Aug. 11. Added assist on Aug. 28 vs. San Jose and Sept. 11 vs. Colorado. Assisted on Mehdi Ballouchy goal at FC Dallas on Sept. 16, and also provided the cross that forced game-tying own-goal. Scored third goal of the year on Oct. 21 versus New England. Scored only goal of Res Bulls’ 1-0 playoff victory in San Jose on Oct. 30.

ABROAD
2007-09: Made 75 appearances for Tromso IL of the Norwegian Tippeligaen where he scored five goals.  Netted a goal against top Spanish side Athletico Bilbao in the UEFA Europa League. 2005-06: Completed his final spell with FC Flora. 2004-05: Transferred to Bulgaria’s CSKA Sofia. 2002-04: Recalled to FC Flora after his impressive spell with FC Valga. 2001-02: Played for FC Valga of Estonia on loan where he scored 17 goals in 20 games. 2000-01: Began his first of three stints with FC Flora. 1998-2000: Moved to Lelle SK. 1997: Started his career with JK Nomme Kalju with an impressive 14 goals in only seven games.

INTERNATIONAL
Has earned 83 caps and scored five goals for the Estonian National Team. Made his debut for the national team on Nov. 1, 1999 at 18 years of age in a friendly against the United Arab Emirates. Scored his first international goal on Feb. 18, 2004 in a 1-0 win over Moldova. Scored the game winning goal over Liechtenstein in qualifying for the 2006 FIFA World Cup on Aug. 18, 2004.

PERSONAL
Has a 5-year-old son named Juan. Enjoys to barbeque, play golf and go bowling in his free time.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Año Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC Apagado Y R
2013 Chicago Fire 25 17 2 1444 8 18 6 13 2 2 0
2012 New York Red Bulls 34 26 5 2385 5 28 12 33 4 5 0
2011 New York Red Bulls 34 34 7 3048 7 54 22 45 13 4 0
2010 New York Red Bulls 29 29 3 2567 6 32 13 45 7 3 0
Career Totals 122 106 17 9444 26 132 53 136 26 14 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 25 17 2 1444 8 18 6 13 2 2 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs New York Red Bulls 2 2 0 179 0 4 1 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 34 26 5 2385 5 28 12 33 4 5 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs New York Red Bulls 3 3 1 267 0 7 3 3 1 0 0
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 34 34 7 3048 7 54 22 45 13 4 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs New York Red Bulls 2 2 1 179 0 6 3 4 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season New York Red Bulls 29 29 3 2567 6 32 13 45 7 3 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

Regular Season Game Log

Fecha Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/27/2013 CHI @ NY L 2-5 Subbed On 15 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
10/19/2013 TOR @ CHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/12/2013 CHI @ DAL W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/4/2013 CHI @ DC W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2013 MTL @ CHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/21/2013 CHI @ CLB L 0-3 Subbed On 10 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
9/14/2013 NE @ CHI W 2-3 Started 63 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
9/11/2013 CHI @ TOR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/7/2013 CHI @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/1/2013 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Subbed On 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/23/2013 KC @ CHI W 0-1 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2013 CHI @ NE L 0-2 Started 63 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2013 MTL @ CHI W 1-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
8/3/2013 CHI @ PHI W 2-1 Started 67 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/27/2013 CHI @ HOU T 1-1 Started 65 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0
7/20/2013 DC @ CHI W 1-4 Started 90 1 2 2 2 0 2 0 0
7/14/2013 CHI @ VAN L 1-3 Subbed On 30 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2013 KC @ CHI L 2-1 Subbed On 18 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/3/2013 SJ @ CHI W 2-3 Subbed On 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2013 CHI @ CLB W 2-1 Started 70 0 2 0 0 3 1 1 0
6/19/2013 COL @ CHI W 1-2 Subbed On 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/8/2013 POR @ CHI T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/2/2013 DC @ CHI W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
5/25/2013 CHI @ RSL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2013 CHI @ PHI L 0-1 Started 75 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2013 PHI @ CHI L 1-0 Started 73 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
4/27/2013 CHI @ MTL L 0-2 Started 77 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
4/20/2013 CLB @ CHI W 0-1 Started 82 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
4/14/2013 CHI @ HOU L 1-2 Started 85 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
4/7/2013 NY @ CHI W 1-3 Started 89 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
3/24/2013 CHV @ CHI L 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 CHI @ KC T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/9/2013 NE @ CHI L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0
3/3/2013 CHI @ LA L 0-4 Started 71 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
10/27/2012 NY @ PHI W 3-0 Started 64 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
10/20/2012 KC @ NY T 0-0 Subbed On 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/6/2012 CHI @ NY L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/29/2012 TOR @ NY W 1-4 Started 89 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 NY @ NE T 1-1 Subbed On 55 1 0 3 2 0 0 0 0
9/19/2012 KC @ NY L 2-0 Started 69 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
9/15/2012 CLB @ NY W 1-3 Subbed On 22 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/29/2012 NY @ DC T 2-2 Started 83 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
8/26/2012 NY @ KC T 1-1 Subbed On 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/19/2012 POR @ NY W 2-3 Started 73 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/10/2012 HOU @ NY W 0-2 Started 79 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0
8/3/2012 NY @ HOU L 0-2 Subbed On 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/28/2012 NY @ MTL L 1-3 Started 79 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0
7/21/2012 PHI @ NY W 0-2 Started 87 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/18/2012 CHI @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
7/15/2012 SEA @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
7/8/2012 NY @ NE L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 4 3 1 0
6/30/2012 NY @ TOR T 1-1 Started 79 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0
6/24/2012 DC @ NY W 2-3 Started 69 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0
6/20/2012 NY @ VAN T 1-1 Started 89 0 1 2 1 5 0 1 0
6/17/2012 NY @ CHI L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
5/23/2012 CHV @ NY T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 1 1 0
5/19/2012 NY @ MTL W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 4 2 2 0 0 0
5/13/2012 NY @ PHI W 3-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 3 1 1 0
5/9/2012 HOU @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/5/2012 NY @ LA W 1-0 Started 90 1 0 3 1 1 1 0 0
4/28/2012 NE @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 0
4/22/2012 NY @ DC L 1-4 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/14/2012 SJ @ NY T 2-2 Subbed On 29 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
4/7/2012 NY @ CLB W 4-1 Subbed On 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/31/2012 MTL @ NY W 2-5 Started 69 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
3/25/2012 COL @ NY W 1-4 Started 85 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
3/17/2012 NY @ RSL L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
3/11/2012 NY @ DAL L 1-2 Started 77 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
10/20/2011 PHI @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 0
10/15/2011 NY @ KC L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0
10/4/2011 LA @ NY W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0
10/1/2011 NY @ TOR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
9/24/2011 POR @ NY W 0-2 Started 83 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0
9/21/2011 RSL @ NY L 3-1 Started 90 1 0 2 2 1 1 0 0
9/17/2011 NY @ DAL W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 0
9/10/2011 VAN @ NY T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0
8/20/2011 NY @ NE T 2-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/13/2011 CHI @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 2 1 0 5 1 0
8/6/2011 NY @ RSL L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/23/2011 DAL @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/20/2011 NY @ COL L 1-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/16/2011 NY @ CHV T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 3 5 0 0
7/9/2011 DC @ NY L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 4 2 0 1 0 0
7/6/2011 TOR @ NY W 0-5 Started 90 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 0
7/2/2011 NY @ SJ T 2-2 Started 90 2 0 6 3 1 2 0 0
6/26/2011 NY @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 1 0 4 3 1 2 0 0
6/23/2011 NY @ SEA L 2-4 Started 90 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0
6/19/2011 NY @ POR T 3-3 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0
6/10/2011 NE @ NY W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0
6/4/2011 CLB @ NY T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0
5/28/2011 NY @ VAN T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 4 0 0
5/25/2011 COL @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0
5/21/2011 NY @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0
5/15/2011 CHV @ NY L 3-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
5/7/2011 NY @ LA T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 4 1 0 0
4/30/2011 KC @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
4/21/2011 NY @ DC W 4-0 Started 90 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
4/16/2011 SJ @ NY W 0-3 Started 85 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0
4/9/2011 NY @ PHI L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0
4/2/2011 HOU @ NY T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 5 2 1 2 0 0
3/26/2011 NY @ CLB T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 4 2 0 0
3/19/2011 SEA @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
10/21/2010 NE @ NY W 0-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 4 0 0 0
10/16/2010 NY @ PHI L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 0
10/9/2010 RSL @ NY T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0
10/2/2010 KC @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 2 1 2 0 0
9/24/2010 NY @ LA W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 0
9/16/2010 NY @ DAL T 2-2 Started 90 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
9/11/2010 COL @ NY W 1-3 Started 90 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0
9/4/2010 NY @ RSL L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0
8/28/2010 SJ @ NY W 0-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 5 1 1 0
8/21/2010 NY @ TOR W 4-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
8/14/2010 LA @ NY L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/11/2010 TOR @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 0
8/8/2010 NY @ CHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
7/31/2010 NY @ HOU T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0
7/17/2010 NY @ CLB L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/10/2010 DC @ NY T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
7/4/2010 NY @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
6/26/2010 NY @ KC W 3-0 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 4 1 0
6/5/2010 CHV @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
6/2/2010 HOU @ NY W 1-2 Started 47 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0
5/29/2010 NY @ NE L 2-3 Started 90 0 1 3 1 2 4 0 0
5/20/2010 CLB @ NY L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2010 SEA @ NY L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 0
5/8/2010 NY @ SJ L 0-4 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0
5/1/2010 NY @ DC W 2-0 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0
4/24/2010 PHI @ NY W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
4/17/2010 DAL @ NY W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 0
4/10/2010 NY @ CHV L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0
4/3/2010 NY @ SEA W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
3/27/2010 CHI @ NY W 0-1 Started 90 1 0 2 2 2 1 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