Joao Plata


  • matches played 158
  • goals 55
  • assists 24
  • Last appearance (days ago) 285

Joao Plata prefers to play with his right foot, as do 81% of his teammates. The Spanish forward Joao Plata joined his current team, Real Salt Lake (United States of America), in January 2013. Measuring 159cm, Real Salt Lake's average player height succumbs Joao Plata by 19cm. He had 28 match appearances this season. At present, Real Salt Lake is in second place in Desert Diamond Cup (United States of America), while in Major League Soccer (United States of America) (group Western Conference) they are in sixth place.

Having been born in 1992, on March 01, Joao Plata's age of 27 makes him junior to the average player of Real Salt Lake. Merely six times a card was given to him in his tenure. After an overall look at his career, we can see that he was substituted in 19 times but never out. In the active season, he was taken out more often just like in the previous one. In the recent term, Joao Plata managed to find the net eight times and provided nine times additional assists which accounts for 14.5% of Real Salt Lake's goals in Major League Soccer 2018 (United States of America). He scored an average of 0.3 goals and provided 0.3 assists per game so far, marking a improved performance when compared to last season, when he had 0.2 strikes and 0.3 assists per match.

As for winning percentages, he won with Real Salt Lake only 0% of their home matches (50% in total) in Desert Diamond Cup and 40% of their home matches (40% in total) in Major League Soccer. Unfortunately, his team recorded no wins in the last 5 games, registering a 3-games-in-a-row loss-streak including 1 draws. His shortest stay in a club was five months in L.D.U. Quito (Ecuador). Weighing 130.07lb, Joao Plata measures 30lb less than the average player on Real Salt Lake.

He managed to attract a lot of good feedback after his performance at Toronto FC, the team he was subjected to before joining Real Salt Lake. At Real Salt Lake, he is the owner of jersey number 10. Joao Plata completes Real Salt Lake's offensive department, alongside players like Luis Arriaga, Brooks Lennon, Corey Baird and Tate Schmitt. He impressed in Major League Soccer 2014 (United States of America), reaching his personal record of goals. Throughout his professional career, he participated in 142 games, the last appearance being eleven days ago. Six years and 4 months was the maximum period Joao Plata ever played in a team, which is his latest one.

(Last edited May 10, 2019)