Updated July 18, 2023
DJORDJE PETROVIĆ AT A GLANCE:
- 2022 Revolution Team MVP and Player’s Player of the Year posted seven clean sheets, a 6-7-8 record and a league-best four PK saves in 21 appearances.
- Named a finalist for 2022 MLS Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year and Newcomer of the Year.
- Ranked second in MLS in save percentage (min. 30 saves), with a 75.68 rate in debut season in 2022.
- Serbian goalkeeper played 86 games with 33 clean sheets across all competitions over three seasons with FK Čukarički.
- Owns two senior caps with the World Cup-bound Serbia Men’s National Team, keeping a clean sheet in his international debut in January 2021.
- Posted a 20-7-7 record and 18 clean sheets in first full season as Čukarički’s starting goalkeeper.
- Developed in the FK Čukarički academy, featuring for the club’s Under-19 side in the 2017-18 Serbian Youth League season.
- Selected as a 2023 MLS All-Star for the first time in career.
MLS CAREER: Transferred to New England from FK Čukarički in April 2022 and signed to a three-year MLS contract…Posted a 17-11-15 record over 43 matches started, with 184 saves and a 1.26 GAA…Logged 14 clean sheets…Started 22 matches in 2023, posting an 11-4-7 record with 95 saves and six clean sheets…Earned selection to 2023 MLS All-Star Team…In first MLS season, made 21 starts with seven shutouts in regular season play, with two additional starts in the U.S. Open Cup…Led MLS with four PK denials, a club record…Voted Team MVP by Revolution fans and Player’s Player of the Year by his teammates…Named a finalist for MLS Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year and Newcomer of the Year.
2023: Started 22 matches in 2023, posting an 11-4-7 record with 95 saves and six clean sheets…Selected as a 2023 MLS All-Star for the first time in career…(3/4) vs. HOU: Became first Revolution goalkeeper to post shutouts in opening two matches of a campaign…(3/12) at LAFC: Matched single-game MLS high with eight saves…(4/8) vs. MTL: Collected fourth clean sheet of the season, also distributing first MLS assist…(4/29) vs. CIN: Became fastest goalkeeper in MLS history to save five penalty kicks, doing so in just his 31st appearance…Earned selection to MLS Team of the Matchday…(5/6) at TOR: Notched fifth clean sheet of the season…(6/3) at NYC: Selected to MLS Team of the Matchday after collecting sixth shoutout of the season…(7/12) vs. ATL: Recorded career high 10 saves, becoming first Revolution goalkeeper to record double-digit saves in a match since May 1, 2010… (7/15) vs. DC: Earned seventh shutout of the season
2022: Made 21 starts and posted a 6-7-8 record with seven clean sheets, 84 saves, and a 1.29 GAA…Led MLS with four penalty kick saves, a club record…Ranked second in MLS with a 75.68 save percentage, minimum 30 saves…Guided New England to a 402-minute shutout streak, highlighted by four straight clean sheets, from July 23 to August 17…Voted Revolution Team MVP and Player’s Player of the Year…Also a finalist for MLS Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year and Newcomer of the Year…Added two U.S. Open Cup appearances, going 1-1-0...(4/30) vs. MCF: Made matchday roster for the first time in his MLS career, going as an unused substitute...(5/11) vs. CIN: Made club debut in U.S. Open Cup action, notching his first victory with a one-save effort...(5/25) at NYC: Started and played 120 minutes in an Open Cup defeat...(6/12) at SKC: Made MLS debut, becoming fifth goalkeeper in club history to record a win in his first league start and first since 2016 (Cody Cropper)...(6/15) vs. ORL: Made home MLS debut, recording four saves...(6/19) vs. MIN: Earned first home victory in MLS play with two saves...(6/26) at VAN: Recorded first MLS clean sheet with a six-save effort...(7/9) at NYC: Set an MLS career-high with seven saves, including one on a penalty kick...(7/23) at CLB: Logged second shutout of the season with a six-save performance...(7/30) vs. TOR: Made MLS Team of the Week with his third clean sheet of the season, stopping a late penalty to preserve the shutout…(8/6) at ORL: Made three saves in 3-0 win…(8/13) vs. DC: Extended shutout streak to four consecutive clean sheets, matching the club record…Made three saves in the 1-0 win…(8/17) at TOR: Club’s streak snapped at 402 minutes without conceding a goal…Made five saves in the 2-2 draw…(8/31) vs. CHI: Collected sixth shoutout of the season, highlighted by a PK denial…(9/4) vs. NYC: Made seven saves en route to seventh clean sheet of the campaign…(9/11) at HOU: Collected a season-high eight saves, including a three-save highlighted within a 10-second window, which was among finalists for MLS Save of the Year…Stopped one of two penalty kick attempts in the 3-1 loss…(10/1) vs. ATL: Improved home record to 4-2-4 in home finale, a 2-1 victory…(10/9) at CHI: Ended the season with a four-save performance in the 1-1 draw.
CLUB CAREER OUTSIDE OF MLS: Signed senior contract with FK Čukarički from the club’s academy ahead of the 2019-20 Serbian League season…Played 86 games across all competitions for Čukarički, posting a 0.99 goals-against average and 33 clean sheets…In Serbian Super Liga play, totaled 78 appearances with a 0.96 goals-against average and 30 shutouts…Made the bench for the first time in a senior match at the age of 18 on Aug. 25, 2017…Spent 2018-19 season on loan with Serbian club IMT Belgrade…Made senior debut on Sept. 21, 2019, keeping a clean sheet in a 1-0 win over FK Mladost Lucani…Went unbeaten in first seven senior starts, posting a 5-0-2 record with two goals allowed…Helped club to a berth in the semifinals of the 2019-20 Kup Srbije…Ended first season with a 10-8-5 record and six clean sheets…Registered first career assist on Feb. 20, 2021 in a 2-0 victory over FK Zlatibor Cajetina…Ended the 2020-21 campaign, first as a starting goalkeeper, with a 20-7-7 record and 18 clean sheets…Has posted a 13-2-8 record to date during the 2021-22 Super Liga season…Started both all four matches for FK Čukarički in UEFA Europa Conference League play in 2021…Kept two clean sheets in a 2-0 aggregate victory over Azerbaijan Premier League side Sumgayit FK…Posted a victory in a third-round qualifying match over Swedish club Hammarby.
NATIONAL TEAM CAREER (SERBIA): Capped once by the Serbia National Team…Posted a shutout in his debut, an international friendly with the Dominican Republic on Jan. 25, 2021 under interim coach and former Revolution forward Ilija Stolica…Included on the bench for a friendly against Panama on Jan. 29, 2021…Made the bench for a UEFA Nations League B Group Stage match with Russia on Nov. 18, 2020…Featured for the Serbian U-21 side in UEFA European U-21 Championship Qualifying on Oct. 9, 2020 against Poland, keeping a clean sheet in a 1-0 victory.
PERSONAL: Alternate Serbian spelling is Đorđe Petrović…Developed in the FK Čukarički youth system prior to turning pro in 2018.