Lorenzo De Silvestri

  • Date of birth : 23/05/1988
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Italy Italy
 
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Lorenzo De Silvestri

Lorenzo De Silvestri

A regular performer at all youth levels for Italy before he was appointed Under-21 captain, Lorenzo De Silvestri is a highly-rated right-back who left his hometown club S.S. Lazio for ACF Fiorentina in August 2009. Fast and penetrative in attack, he is also a solid, reliable defender.

• Born in Rome, he came through the youth ranks at Lazio, making his first-team debut aged 17 in a 2005 UEFA Intertoto Cup game against Tampere United.

• Made league bow almost two years later before establishing himself as a regular in Lazio's Serie A lineup, making 24 appearances in 2007/08 and also sampling first taste of UEFA Champions League (two starts, two substitute appearances).

• Less prominent in 2008/09 as he lost place at right-back to Swiss international Stefan Lichtsteiner; did, however, win his first major honour, coming on as extra-time substitute in final of Coppa Italia, which Lazio won on penalties against UC Sampdoria.

• Failure to agree contract terms with Lazio led to 2009 move to Fiorentina, with whom he signed a five-year deal.

• Faced another fight for first-team recognition with the Viola, playing second fiddle to Gianluca Comotto for most of 2009/10 UEFA Champions League group stage; made first start on Matchday 5 in 1-0 home win against Olympique Lyonnais.

Did you know?
De Silvestri played for Italy at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing but was not selected for the 2009 UEFA European Under-21 Championship finals in Sweden.

Last updated: 26/01/10 11.55CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 16/04/2014 02:00 CET
24.08.2013Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria0-1JuventusJuventus9000
01.09.2013Italian Serie ABolognaBologna2-2SampdoriaSampdoria9000
15.09.2013Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria0-3GenoaGenoa9000
21.09.2013Italian Serie ACagliariCagliari2-2SampdoriaSampdoria9011
25.09.2013Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria0-2RomaRoma7400
28.09.2013Italian Serie AMilanMilan1-0SampdoriaSampdoria9000
06.10.2013Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria2-2TorinoTorino9000
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundDenmarkDenmark2-2ItalyItaly9000
20.10.2013Italian Serie ALivornoLivorno1-2SampdoriaSampdoria9000
26.10.2013Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria1-0AtalantaAtalanta9000
03.11.2013Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria3-4SassuoloSassuolo9010
10.11.2013Italian Serie AFiorentinaFiorentina2-1SampdoriaSampdoria9000
24.11.2013Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria1-1LazioLazio9000
01.12.2013Italian Serie AInternazionaleInternazionale1-1SampdoriaSampdoria9000
08.12.2013Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria2-0CataniaCatania9001
15.12.2013Italian Serie AChievoChievo0-1SampdoriaSampdoria9000
06.01.2014Italian Serie ANapoliNapoli2-0SampdoriaSampdoria9000
13.01.2014Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria3-0UdineseUdinese9000
18.01.2014Italian Serie AJuventusJuventus4-2SampdoriaSampdoria9000
26.01.2014Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria1-1BolognaBologna9000
03.02.2014Italian Serie AGenoaGenoa0-1SampdoriaSampdoria9000
09.02.2014Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria1-0CagliariCagliari9000
16.02.2014Italian Serie ARomaRoma3-0SampdoriaSampdoria9000
02.03.2014Italian Serie ATorinoTorino0-2SampdoriaSampdoria9000
09.03.2014Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria4-2LivornoLivorno4500
16.03.2014Italian Serie AAtalantaAtalanta3-0SampdoriaSampdoria9000
23.03.2014Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria5-0VeronaVerona9001
26.03.2014Italian Serie ASassuoloSassuolo1-2SampdoriaSampdoria9000
30.03.2014Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria0-0FiorentinaFiorentina9000
06.04.2014Italian Serie ALazioLazio2-0SampdoriaSampdoria9000
13.04.2014Italian Serie ASampdoriaSampdoria0-4InternazionaleInternazionale9000

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General info

  • Name: Lorenzo De Silvestri
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (age): 23/05/1988 (25)
  • Country: Italy
  • Squad number: 29
  • Club: Sampdoria ( ITA)

  • Height: 185cm
  • Weight: 75kg

  • Currently playing:
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Intertoto Cup (Third round)
    23/07/05: Tampere United 1-1 Lazio
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (First qualifying round)
    21/09/03: Italy 2-2 FYROM

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Italy10
Italy U-2170
Italy U-1920
Italy U-1772
Total172

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Fiorentina50
Lazio60
Total110
UEFA Intertoto Cup
ClubPGS
Lazio20
Total20
Last updated: 16/10/2013 01:36 CET
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