Maikel van der Werff

Maikel van der Werff
Maikel van der Werff
Maikel van der Werff
Defender
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Real Name: Maikel van der Werff
HT: 6' 1" WT: 181
Pronunciation: MY-kull van-der-WERF
International
Age: 32 (04/22/1989)
Birthplace: Hoorn, Netherlands
Hometown: Hoorn, Netherlands

2020 (FC Cincinnati): Made 13 appearances, including 11 starts ... started and played 90 minutes in season opener at New York (March 1) ... started and played 90 minutes at Atlanta (March 7) ... made first appearance as a substitute against Chicago Fire FC (Aug. 25) ... replaced Tom Pettersson in the 74th minute ... returned to the starting lineup against Columbus Crew SC (Aug. 29) ... completed 32-of-34 passes for a 94.1% passing accuracy in Heineken Man of the Match performance ... started and played 90 minutes against Chicago Fire FC (Sept. 2) ... started and played 75 minutes against Columbus Crew SC (Sept. 6) ... replaced by Tom Pettersson in the second half ... was unavailable for selection against New York City FC (Sept. 12) due to an injury ... played one minute against New York Red Bulls (Sept. 19) ... replaced Nick Hagglund late in the second half ... returned to the starting lineup and played 90 minutes at New York City FC (Sept. 26) ... started and played 90 minutes at Minnesota United FC (Oct. 3) ... completed 68-of-74 passes for a 91.9% passing accuracy ... started and played 90 minutes at the Philadelphia Union (Oct. 7) ... completed 59-of-62 passes for a 95.2% passing accuracy ... started and played 90 minutes against Toronto FC  (Oct. 11) ... has been unavailable in the last four matches due to an injury ... returned to the matchday squad against Atlanta United FC (Nov. 1) ... returned to the starting lineup and played 90 minutes Inter Miami CF (Nov. 8) ... led the team with five clearances ... MLS is Back Tournament: Made one appearance, a start ... was unavailable for selection in group-stage match against Columbus (July 11) because of an injury ... made MLS is Back Tournament debut and played 70 minutes in group-stage match against Atlanta (July 16) ... was replaced by Tom Pettersson in the second half ... was unavailable for selection in group-stage match against New York (July 22)  and in the Round of 16 match against Portland (July 22) because of an injury.

2019 (FC Cincinnati): Made 11 appearances, all starts … made MLS and FC Cincinnati debut and played 90 minutes at Toronto FC (July 27) … registered a team-high five clearances … made home debut in 90-minute appearance against Vancouver Whitecaps FC (Aug. 3) … led the team in total passes (87) and completed 62-of-71 passes for a passing accuracy of 87.3% … started and played 90 minutes at Columbus Crew SC (Aug. 10) … started and played 90 minutes against NYCFC (Aug. 17) … started and played 90 minutes against Columbus Crew SC (Aug. 25) … started and played 90 minutes at FC Dallas (Aug. 31) … had a team-high 56 touches … missed match against Toronto FC because of a hamstring injury (Sept. 7) … started and played 90 minutes at Montreal (Sept. 14) … started and played 90 minutes against Atlanta United (Sept. 18) … recorded a season-high two shots … started and played 90 minutes against Chicago (Sept. 21) … led the team in clearances (10) and completed 37-of-41 passes for a passing accuracy of 90.2% … started and played 90 minutes against Orlando City SC (Sept. 29) … started and played 90 minutes at D.C. United (Oct. 6).

2018-19 (Vitesse): Made 30 appearances, including 28 starts, scoring four goals and adding four assists across all competitions … made three appearances, including two starts, in UEFA Europa League qualifiers … made four appearances, all starts, adding an assist in the Eredivisie Europa League Playoffs … recorded an assist in semifinal second-leg match against FC Groningen (May 21) … made two appearances, both starts, scoring a goal in the Dutch Cup … tallied in first-round match at RKAV Volendam (Sept. 26) … made 21 appearances, including 20 starts, scoring three goals and adding three assists in Eredivisie matches … made season debut and wore the captain’s armband against FC Groningen (Aug. 12) … recorded first goal of the season before exiting the match early with an injury against Fortuna Sittard (Oct. 28) … started nine of the club’s first 10 matches before being sideline with a knee injury … returned to the starting lineup and recorded second goal of the campaign against Excelsior (Jan. 18) … tallied third goal of season against NAC Breda (March 2) … picked up first assist against AZ Alkmaar (April 2) … recorded two assists against PSV Eindhoven (April 7).

2017-18 (Vitesse): Made 17 appearances, including nine starts, adding an assist across all competitions … made one start in UEFA Europa League group stage match against Lazio (Sept. 14) … made two substitute appearances in the Eredivisie Europa League Playoffs … made one appearance in the Dutch Cup … made 12 appearances, including six starts, recording one assist in Eredivisie matches … made season debut at Excelsior (Sept. 9) … missed four months from the end of September to the end of January while recovering from a knee injury … made first appearance following injury at PEC Zwolle (Jan. 27) … made second consecutive appearance against FC Groningen (Feb. 2) … started and played 90 minutes against Excelsior (Feb. 17) … earned second consecutive 90-minute start at VVV-Venlo (Feb. 24) … recorded lone assist against Sparta Rotterdam (April 14).

2016-17 (Vitesse): Made 20 appearances, including 18 starts, adding one assist across all competitions … made three appearances, including two starts, in the Dutch Cup … claimed third major trophy with Dutch Cup Championship … made 18 appearances, including 16 starts, recording one assist in the Eredivisie … made season debut in season opener at Willem II (Aug. 6) … began stretch of eight consecutive starts … recorded lone assist against FC Groningen (Oct. 1) … sidelined for six straight matches with a knee injury … returned to the starting lineup and played 90 minutes against PEC Zwolle (Dec. 3) … began a stretch of eight consecutive starts … exited match against Willem II with a knee injury (Feb. 11) … missed next 10 matches … made final appearance of season in season finale against Roda JC (May 14).

2015-16 (Vitesse): Made 28 appearances, including 27 starts, adding two assists across all competitions … made Vitesse debut in UEFA Europa League qualifying third-round second-leg match against Southampton (Aug. 6) … started and played 120 minutes in Dutch Cup second-round match at Heracles Almelo (Sept. 23) … made 26 appearances, including 25 starts, adding two assists in the Eredivisie … made season debut as a first-half substitute against De Graafschap (Sept. 20) … earned first start of season and played 90 minutes at PEC Zwolle (Oct. 18) … started 25 of final 26 matches of the season … recorded first assist of campaign at ADO Den Haag (Nov. 22) … recorded second assist at Roda JC (March 6).

2014-15 (PEC Zwolle): Made 42 appearances, including 38 starts, scoring five goals and adding one assist across all competitions … secured second major trophy in 1-0 win over AFC Ajax in the Dutch Super Cup to claim the Johann Cruyff Shield (Aug. 3) … made five appearances, all starts, in the Dutch Cup … started both legs of the Eredivisie Europa League Playoffs against Vitesse (May 21, May 24) … started and played 90 minutes in both legs of the UEFA Europa League Qualifying Round against Sparta Praha (Aug. 21, Aug. 28) … made 33 appearances, including 29 starts, scoring four goals and adding one assist in the Eredivisie … made season debut in season opener against FC Utrecht (Aug. 8) … began stretch of 18 consecutive Eredivisie appearances … recorded first goal of season against Vitesse (Aug. 24) … registered second goal of campaign against Heerenveen (Oct. 26) … missed lone match of Eredivisie season against AZ Alkmaar (Jan. 24) … made 15 consecutive appearances to conclude the Eredivisie season … picked up third goal of the season against SC Cambuur (March 7) … recorded PEC Zwolle’s lone goal at PSV Eindhoven (April 10) … registered an assist in season finale against Feyenoord (May 17).

2013-14 (PEC Zwolle): Made 29 appearances, including 25 starts, scoring three goals and adding one assist across all competitions … made five appearances, all starts, scoring two goals in the Dutch Cup … recorded the game-winning goal in quarterfinal-round match against JVC Cuijk (Jan. 22) … scored game-winning goal once again in semifinal-round match against NEC Nijmegen (March 26) … claimed first major trophy, started and played 90 minutes in 5-1 Dutch Cup final victory over Ajax … made 24 appearances, including 20 starts, scoring one goal and adding one assist in the Eredivisie … made season debut in season opener against Feyenoord (Aug. 4) … began a stretch of seven consecutive starts to open the season … recorded lone assist of season at NEC Nijmegen (Aug. 17) … scored lone goal of season at ADO Den Haag (March 30) … started nine of the final 10 matches to conclude the season.

2012-13 (FC Volendam/PEC Zwolle): Made a combined 24 appearances, including 19 starts, scoring one goal and adding five assists across all competitions with FC Volendam and PEC Zwolle … with FC Volendam, made 18 appearances, all starts, across all competitions … Appeared in Dutch Cup second-round match at Rijnsburgse Boys (Sept. 26) … made 17 appearances, scored one goal and added two assists in Eerste Divisie matches … made season debut in season opener against SC Cambuur (Aug. 12) … started each of the first seven matches of FC Volendam’s season … recorded first assist at Telstar (Sept. 30) … registered assist in second consecutive start at Sparta Rotterdam (Oct. 22) …scored lone goal at SC Cambuur (Dec. 21) … made final appearance against Almere City (Jan. 28) … joined PEC Zwolle midway through the season … with PEC Zwolle, made six appearances, including one start, in Eredivisie matches … made PEC Zwolle debut at Ajax (March 10) … made appearance for second consecutive match against Roda JC (March 15) … made first PEC Zwolle start at VVV-Venlo (April 12),

2011-12 (FC Volendam): Made 18 appearances, including 13 starts, scoring a career-high six goals and adding two assists in the Eerste Divisie … made season debut at FC Eindhoven (Nov. 18) … scored first goal of the season at Almere City (Dec. 2) … scored against Willem II (Feb. 17) … recorded an assist in next match at Fortuna Sittard (Feb. 24) … added second assist against Sparta Rotterdam (March 23) … scored third goal of campaign at FC Oss (April 9) … began a stretch of three consecutive matches with a goal … tallied first professional brace against FC Emmen (April 13) … scored for a third consecutive contest at Telstar (April 20).

2010-11 (FC Volendam): Made 21 appearances, all starts, scoring three goals and adding four assists across all competitions … made three appearances, all starts, registering an assist in the Dutch Cup … recorded an assist in fourth-round match at FC Dordrecht … made 18 appearances, all starts, scoring three goals and adding three assists in the Eerste Divisie … made season debut and scored first goal of season at MVV Maastricht (Aug. 13) … tallied an assist in next match against FC Dordrecht (Aug. 20) … recorded second goal, the game-winning goal, against Go Ahead Eagles (Oct. 15) … scored another game-winning goal two matches later at Helmond Sport (Nov. 1) … began a stretch of three consecutive matches with either a goal or an assist … recorded second assist against SC Cambuur (Nov. 5) … tallied an assist for a second consecutive match at FC Den Bosch (Nov. 12).

2009-10 (FC Volendam): Made 18 appearances, including 13 starts, scoring one goal and adding one assist in the Eerste Divisie … made season debut at Telstar (Sept. 4) … made second consecutive appearance against Excelsior (Sept. 11) … did not feature in a match for the month of October … made first appearance in over a month at AGOVV Apeldoorn (Nov. 6) … scored lone goal of the season at MVVV Maastricht (Nov. 13) … picked up assist at RBC Roosendaal (Nov. 27).

2008-09 (FC Volendam): Made one appearance in first professional season … made professional debut in Dutch Cup third-round mat against Ajax (Nov. 12) … made the 18-man matchday roster on five occasions in Eereste Divisie matches.

PERSONAL: Born on April 22, 1989 in Hoorn, Netherlands.


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Stats

MLS
Career Statistics (Regular Season)
YearClubGPGSGMINSASHTSSOGFCOFFYR
2021FC Cincinnati00000000000
2020FC Cincinnati1311097307115220
2019FC Cincinnati1111099004112220
Career Totals-242201963011227440
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