Yamith Cuesta

Yamith Cuesta
89
  • 6' 3"
  • 177 lbs.
  • 04-17-1989
  • Turbo, Antioquia

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club have acquired Colombian defender Yamith Cuesta via a trade with Chivas USA in exchange for a 2012 MLS Supplemental Draft selection. Cuesta will immediately added to the club’s roster. Per league and team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“Yamith is a gifted defender with size, speed and strong defensive skills,” said Fire Technical Director Frank Klopas. “Our defense will benefit from bringing in a young player with experience both in MLS and his native Colombia.”

Cuesta made his professional debut with Colombian First Division outfit Santa Fe. While with the Bogota based club, the 21-year-old scored two goals in 24 matches in 2007.

In 2008, Cuesta joined Expreso Rojo where he made 34 appearances in the Colombian Second Division before being loaned to Chivas USA in August of 2009. While with Chivas USA, the Turbo, Colombia product played in 15 matches from 2009-2010. Cuesta played with the Colombian U-20 national team in 2009, scoring one goal in three appearances.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2011 Chicago Fire 20 18 0 1681 0 7 1 34 3 3 1
2010 Chivas USA 6 3 0 290 0 1 1 9 1 1 0
2009 Chivas USA 9 9 0 786 1 3 1 15 1 5 0
Career Totals 35 30 0 2757 1 11 3 58 5 9 1

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chicago Fire 20 18 0 1681 0 7 1 34 3 3 1

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chivas USA 6 3 0 290 0 1 1 9 1 1 0

2009 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Chivas USA 2 2 0 180 0 0 0 5 0 1 0
MLS Regular Season Chivas USA 9 9 0 786 1 3 1 15 1 5 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
10/22/2011 CLB @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/15/2011 CHI @ DC W 2-1 Subbed On 71 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
10/12/2011 DAL @ CHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/1/2011 CHI @ HOU T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/28/2011 CHI @ RSL W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/25/2011 NE @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 CHV @ CHI W 2-3 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/10/2011 CHI @ SJ L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2011 COL @ CHI W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2011 TOR @ CHI W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/18/2011 DC @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0
8/13/2011 CHI @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
8/7/2011 CHI @ VAN L 2-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 0
8/3/2011 PHI @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 POR @ CHI L 1-0 Started 63 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1
7/9/2011 CHI @ LA L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
7/2/2011 CHI @ CHV T 1-1 Started 62 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
6/26/2011 NY @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 0
6/22/2011 RSL @ CHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
6/18/2011 CHI @ NE T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
6/12/2011 CHI @ CLB W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0
6/9/2011 CHI @ KC T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/4/2011 SEA @ CHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0
5/28/2011 SJ @ CHI T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
5/21/2011 CHI @ PHI L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
5/14/2011 CHI @ TOR T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/7/2011 VAN @ CHI T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
4/30/2011 CHI @ COL T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
4/23/2011 HOU @ CHI T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/17/2011 LA @ CHI L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/14/2011 CHI @ POR L 2-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/9/2011 CHI @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2011 KC @ CHI W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 CHI @ DAL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/23/2010 CHI @ CHV L 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2010 CHV @ SJ L 0-3 Started 62 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0
10/15/2010 CHV @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/9/2010 TOR @ CHV W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/3/2010 LA @ CHV L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/25/2010 CHV @ PHI L 0-3 Subbed On 45 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
9/19/2010 KC @ CHV L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2010 NE @ CHV W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/4/2010 CHV @ COL L 0-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0
8/29/2010 DC @ CHV W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2010 CHV @ DAL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/14/2010 SEA @ CHV T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/7/2010 CHV @ TOR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/31/2010 CLB @ CHV W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/24/2010 CHV @ RSL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/10/2010 CHV @ KC W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
7/3/2010 PHI @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/26/2010 DAL @ CHV L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2010 CHV @ NY L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/29/2010 CHV @ DC L 2-3 Subbed On 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/22/2010 RSL @ CHV L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2010 CHV @ CLB L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2010 HOU @ CHV L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2010 CHV @ NE W 4-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/1/2010 CHV @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/24/2010 SJ @ CHV W 2-3 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/17/2010 CHV @ HOU L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/10/2010 NY @ CHV W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/1/2010 CHV @ LA L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2010 COL @ CHV L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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