Álvaro Fernández

Álvaro Fernández
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Midfielder
  • Chicago Fire
  • 6' 1"
  • 159 lbs.
  • 10-11-1985
  • Soriano, Uruguay

How Acquired:
Acquired in trade by Fire on July 27, 2012. Signed by Seattle on July 29, 2010.

Previous Clubs:
Atenas (Uruguay, 2006), Montevideo Wanderers (Uruguay, 2007-08), Puebla (Mexico, 2008), Nacional (Uruguay, 2008-09), Vitoria Setubal (Portugal, 2009-10), Universidad de Chile (Chile; on loan from Nacional, 2010)

MLS Experience:

  • 2011: Emerged as an offensive weapon, finishing second on the team with 9 goals. 29 appearances and 23 starts. Scored two goals in 3-0 win vs. DC (9/17).  Equalizing goal in 91st minute of 1-1 draw at PHI (4/16). Scored goal and named to MLSsoccer.com Team of the Week vs. POR (5/14). Scored lone goal in CCL win at CF Monterrey (8/23). Altogether, scored 11 goals and 5 assists in 39 appearances across all competitions.
  • 2010: Started 4 of 12 appearances, scoring two goals with one assist. Scored two goals on four shots, including the game-winner at Kansas City (10/9) and also scored in his home debut vs. HOU (8/8). Made MLS debut at SJ (7/31), just days after signing with the club, and made first start at CHV (8/14). Sent the club to the group stage of CONCACAF Champions League with his game-tying goal at Metapan (8/3). Appeared in 23 games with 10 starts in all competitions, logging 1066 minutes.

Other Professional Experience:

  • 2010: Played for Chile’s Universidad while on loan from Nacional. Appeared in 11 games with nine starts and one goal. Universidad, located in Santiago,   finished second in the Primera Division.
  • 2008-09: Started 12 matches for Mexico’s Puebla before signing with Uruguay’s Nacional. Made one start for Nacional in 2008 and made nine appearances with eight starts and three goals in 2009.
  • 2006-07: Began his professional career with Montevideo Wanderers. Appeared in 43 games over three    seasons, making 40 starts with three goals.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2013 Chicago Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2012 Chicago Fire 13 12 2 943 1 16 3 4 1 0 0
2012 Seattle Sounders FC 14 11 2 920 2 13 4 12 3 2 1
2011 Seattle Sounders FC 29 23 9 1849 0 42 21 16 6 3 0
2010 Seattle Sounders FC 12 4 2 475 1 4 3 6 2 0 0
Career Totals 68 50 15 4187 4 75 31 38 12 5 1

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Chicago Fire 1 1 0 90 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 13 12 2 943 1 16 3 4 1 0 0
MLS Regular Season Seattle Sounders FC 14 11 2 920 2 13 4 12 3 2 1

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Seattle Sounders FC 2 2 0 91 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Seattle Sounders FC 29 23 9 1849 0 42 21 16 6 3 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Seattle Sounders FC 2 0 0 61 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Seattle Sounders FC 12 4 2 475 1 4 3 6 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, OFF: 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

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/27/2013 CHI @ NY L 2-5 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/14/2013 NE @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/23/2013 KC @ CHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/17/2013 CHI @ NE L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2013 MTL @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 CHI @ PHI W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2013 CHI @ HOU T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/20/2013 DC @ CHI W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2013 CHI @ VAN L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/7/2013 KC @ CHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2013 SJ @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/22/2013 CHI @ CLB W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/19/2013 COL @ CHI W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2013 PHI @ CHI L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/27/2013 CHI @ MTL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/20/2013 CLB @ CHI W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2013 CHI @ HOU L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2013 NY @ CHI W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/3/2013 CHI @ LA L 0-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/27/2012 DC @ CHI T 1-1 Started 68 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
10/20/2012 CHI @ NE L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0
10/6/2012 CHI @ NY W 2-0 Started 60 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
10/3/2012 PHI @ CHI L 3-1 Started 63 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2012 CHI @ KC L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0
9/22/2012 CLB @ CHI W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
9/15/2012 MTL @ CHI W 1-3 Started 83 1 1 3 1 0 2 0 0
9/12/2012 CHI @ TOR W 2-1 Started 63 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
9/2/2012 HOU @ CHI W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 0
8/22/2012 CHI @ DC L 2-4 Subbed On 27 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/18/2012 NE @ CHI W 1-2 Started 79 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
8/12/2012 CHI @ PHI W 3-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
8/4/2012 TOR @ CHI W 1-2 Started 50 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
7/28/2012 CHI @ SJ T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/15/2012 SEA @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 4 1 0 3 0 0
7/7/2012 COL @ SEA W 1-2 Started 81 1 0 5 3 0 3 0 0
7/4/2012 SEA @ RSL T 0-0 Started 85 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0
6/30/2012 SEA @ NE T 2-2 Subbed On 34 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
6/24/2012 SEA @ POR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/20/2012 KC @ SEA T 1-1 Subbed On 8 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1
6/16/2012 SEA @ MTL L 1-4 Started 62 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0
5/26/2012 SEA @ CHV T 1-1 Started 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/23/2012 CLB @ SEA L 2-0 Started 61 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
5/19/2012 SEA @ VAN T 2-2 Started 72 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/12/2012 RSL @ SEA L 1-0 Subbed On 32 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/9/2012 SEA @ DAL W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 PHI @ SEA W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/2/2012 LA @ SEA W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 SEA @ CHI W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2012 COL @ SEA W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/7/2012 SEA @ DC T 0-0 Started 89 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
3/31/2012 SJ @ SEA L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
3/23/2012 HOU @ SEA W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0
3/17/2012 TOR @ SEA W 1-3 Started 65 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0
10/22/2011 SEA @ CHV W 3-1 Started 90 1 0 2 2 0 3 0 0
10/15/2011 SJ @ SEA W 1-2 Started 68 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0
10/8/2011 PHI @ SEA L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/1/2011 SEA @ NE W 2-1 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 SEA @ VAN W 3-1 Started 79 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
9/17/2011 DC @ SEA W 0-3 Started 90 2 0 5 3 0 1 0 0
9/10/2011 RSL @ SEA L 2-1 Started 65 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
8/27/2011 CLB @ SEA W 2-6 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/20/2011 SEA @ DAL W 1-0 Subbed On 22 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
8/13/2011 CHV @ SEA T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
8/6/2011 SEA @ KC W 2-1 Started 55 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/30/2011 SEA @ HOU L 1-3 Started 78 1 0 2 1 1 3 1 0
7/16/2011 COL @ SEA W 3-4 Started 71 1 0 4 2 1 0 0 0
7/10/2011 SEA @ POR W 3-2 Started 66 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
7/4/2011 SEA @ LA T 0-0 Started 71 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
6/26/2011 NE @ SEA W 1-2 Started 69 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6/23/2011 NY @ SEA W 2-4 Started 72 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 SEA @ TOR W 1-0 Subbed On 21 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
6/11/2011 VAN @ SEA T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 SEA @ CHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/28/2011 SEA @ RSL W 2-1 Started 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2011 DAL @ SEA L 1-0 Started 64 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/21/2011 KC @ SEA W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 0
5/14/2011 POR @ SEA T 1-1 Started 90 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0
5/7/2011 SEA @ CLB T 1-1 Started 89 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 0
5/4/2011 SEA @ DC L 1-2 Started 76 0 0 3 2 0 2 0 0
4/30/2011 TOR @ SEA W 0-3 Started 90 1 0 2 2 1 3 0 0
4/22/2011 SEA @ COL W 1-0 Subbed On 73 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0
4/16/2011 SEA @ PHI T 1-1 Subbed On 12 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0
4/9/2011 CHI @ SEA W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/2/2011 SEA @ SJ T 2-2 Subbed On 45 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
3/25/2011 HOU @ SEA T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 SEA @ NY L 0-1 Started 68 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0
3/15/2011 LA @ SEA L 1-0 Started 63 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0
10/23/2010 SEA @ HOU L 1-2 Subbed On 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/15/2010 CHV @ SEA W 1-2 Subbed On 30 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
10/9/2010 SEA @ KC W 2-1 Subbed On 16 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
10/2/2010 TOR @ SEA W 2-3 Subbed On 22 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
9/25/2010 SEA @ CHI W 1-0 Subbed On 12 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/18/2010 SEA @ CLB W 4-0 Subbed On 24 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
9/9/2010 RSL @ SEA T 0-0 Started 74 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
9/4/2010 SEA @ NE L 1-3 Started 73 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0
8/28/2010 CHI @ SEA W 1-2 Started 89 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
8/14/2010 SEA @ CHV T 0-0 Started 67 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/8/2010 HOU @ SEA W 0-2 Subbed On 21 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
7/31/2010 SEA @ SJ W 1-0 Subbed On 21 0 0 0 0 0 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, OFF: 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