Alexander Callens was included in the best eleven of the season in MLS for a great level in New York City FC

Alexander Callens has had a remarkable performance with New York City FC this 2022. (Getty Images)

alexander callens He must be one of the Peruvian players with sustained performance since he emigrated to Spain at just 19 years old in 2011. He went through Real Sociedad and Numancia until he came to the United States to join the ranks of the New York City F.C. in 2017. With this team he has been the undisputed starter for all his coaches and, this season, despite the fact that the squad of the ‘pigeons’ they failed to reach the final of the MLSthe footballer has been included in the ideal eleven drawn up by SofaScore.

It was the statistical portal, which through its social networks, announced the best players based on the figures and numbers that each one had throughout the campaign, highlighting the presence of the Peruvian in the rear.

As for the selected team, there are the following players: in the goal is André Blake from the Philadelphia Union with a score of 7.16. The defense is formed by a line of four and with these names: Brooks Lennon Atlanta United at right back with the score of 7.26, followed by Kai Wagner Philadelphia Union at left back at 7.48. Meanwhile, the central defenders are Jack Elliott of the Philadelphia Union with 7.14 and alexander callens of New York City FC with 7.13.

On the center of the field, it is made up of three elements: Carlos Gil of the New England Revolution with 7.62, Lucas Zelarayán of the Columbus Crew with 7.65 and Maximilian Moralez of New York City FC with 7.46. And finally, the attackers are: Carlos candle from Atlanta United with 7.41, Djordje Mihailovic from CF Montréal with 7.50 and Hany Mukhtar from Nasville SC with 7.59.

Obviously, the Argentinian-Armenian midfielder Lucas Zelarayán is the one who obtained the highest evaluation of the competition. His team, the Columbus Crew, did not make it among the Eastern Conference qualifiers after finishing in eighth place with 46 points, although the midfielder had a positive impact on the goals and the game of ‘The Crew’. According to the statistics released by the same MLS, the ‘Chinese’ He gave a total of 80 key passes in the last third of the field.

Alexander Callens included in the ideal eleven of the MLS 2022, according to SofaScore.
Alexander Callens included in the ideal eleven of the MLS 2022, according to SofaScore.

As to alexander callens, has had a fairly high performance. As in previous seasons, he was a fixture in the starting eleven, first under Ronny Deila and then his successor, Nick Cushing.

But if the defender stood out in something this season, it has been his constant presence in the opposite area. In fact, he has been a participant in several goals and alternating positions. The second DT gave him more freedom to join the attack when he saw fit, with which he has been able to score six goals and provide an assist in 38 games, distributed between the MLS and the concachampions. Likewise, he alternated positions between central defender and left back, taking advantage of his good physical condition.

Despite the fact that he was sidelined for nearly a month due to injury (between August and September), his return did not cost him and he recovered his position to be crucial in the final stretch of the campaign. Unfortunately for him, he New York City F.C. He could not access the MLS grand final, as he fell in the Eastern Conference final against Philadelphia Union 3-1.


alexander callens could lift a title with New York City F.C. this 2022. It was the Champions Cup after beating Atlas de México 2-0, with a goal of his own.

The Peruvian defender scored 1-0 for his team against Edison Flores and Anderson Santamaría. (Video: TUDN MEX)


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