Cristian Molinaro

  • Date of birth : 30/07/1983
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Italy Italy
 
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Cristian Molinaro

Cristian Molinaro

Italian left-back Cristian Molinaro left Juventus for VfB Stuttgart in January 2010 after two and a half years in Turin. Speedy and incisive, the former left-winger had fallen out of favour with the Bianconeri but immediately established himself as a regular in Christian Gross's side.

• Born in southern Italy, he started career with local club Salernitana Calcio 1919, making first-team debut in Serie B during 2002/03 season and becoming a regular over course of next two campaigns.

• Left Salernitana in 2005 for Juventus, who immediately despatched him on loan to another Serie A club, AC Siena.

• Extended loan for second season following Juventus' enforced demotion to Serie B, starting 36 of 38 league fixtures in 2006/07.

• Returned to Juve following their return to top division and established himself as the first-choice left-back in Claudio Ranieri's team over next two seasons, accumulating 60 league appearances and nine in Europe, including both legs of the UEFA Champions League first knockout round tie with Ranieri's former club Chelsea FC.

• Lost place in 2009/10 season to new signing Fabio Grosso, prompting loan move to Stuttgart for remainder of season with option of permanent transfer.

Did you know?
Although Molinaro was included in Juventus's 2009/10 UEFA Champions League squad, he did not play for the club in the competition and, with Juve eliminated at the group stage, was therefore eligible to represent Stuttgart in the knockout rounds.

Last updated: 24/02/10 19.09CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 28/04/2015 02:13 CET
31.07.2014UEFA Europa LeagueThird qualifying roundBrommapojkarnaBrommapojkarna0-3TorinoTorino9000
07.08.2014UEFA Europa LeagueThird qualifying roundTorinoTorino4-0BrommapojkarnaBrommapojkarna9001
21.08.2014UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsSplitSplit0-0TorinoTorino9000
28.08.2014UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsTorinoTorino1-0SplitSplit9000
31.08.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino0-0InternazionaleInternazionale1900
14.09.2014Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria2-0TorinoTorino5800
18.09.2014UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageClub BruggeClub Brugge0-0TorinoTorino9000
21.09.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino0-1VeronaVerona9000
28.09.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino1-1FiorentinaFiorentina300
02.10.2014UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageTorinoTorino1-0KøbenhavnKøbenhavn9000
05.10.2014Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli2-1TorinoTorino000
19.10.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino1-0UdineseUdinese9000
23.10.2014UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageTorinoTorino2-0HJKHJK9010
06.11.2014UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageHJKHJK2-1TorinoTorino1900
27.11.2014UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageTorinoTorino0-0Club BruggeClub Brugge9000
06.12.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino2-2PalermoPalermo000
15.12.2014Italian Serie AEmpoliEmpoli0-0TorinoTorino9000
21.12.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino2-1GenoaGenoa9000
06.01.2015Italian Serie AChievoChievo0-0TorinoTorino9000
14.01.2015Italian CupRound of 16TorinoTorino1-3LazioLazio5700
25.01.2015Italian Serie AInternazionaleInternazionale0-1TorinoTorino9000
07.02.2015Italian Serie AVeronaVerona1-3TorinoTorino9000
19.02.2015UEFA Europa LeagueRound of 32TorinoTorino2-2AthleticAthletic9001
22.02.2015Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina1-1TorinoTorino9000
26.02.2015UEFA Europa LeagueRound of 32AthleticAthletic2-3TorinoTorino9000
08.03.2015Italian Serie AUdineseUdinese3-2TorinoTorino9000
12.03.2015UEFA Europa LeagueRound of 16ZenitZenit2-0TorinoTorino9000
19.03.2015UEFA Europa LeagueRound of 16TorinoTorino1-0ZenitZenit8200
22.03.2015Italian Serie AParmaParma0-2TorinoTorino9001
04.04.2015Italian Serie AAtalantaAtalanta1-2TorinoTorino6000
12.04.2015Italian Serie ATorinoTorino1-1RomaRoma1300
19.04.2015Italian Serie ASassuoloSassuolo1-1TorinoTorino5400
26.04.2015Italian Serie ATorinoTorino2-1JuventusJuventus800

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General info

  • Name: Cristian Molinaro
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 30/07/1983 (31)
  • Country: Italy
  • Squad number: 3
  • Club: Torino ( ITA)

  • Height: 180cm
  • Weight: 76kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Europa League 2014/15

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Third qualifying round)
    13/08/08: Juventus 4-0 Petržalka
  • National team: UEFA European Football Championship (Qualifying round)
    03/09/10: Estonia 1-2 Italy

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Italy10
Total10

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Stuttgart20
Juventus90
Total110
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Stuttgart190
Torino131
Total321
Last updated: 20/03/2015 01:09 CET
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