Matej Rakovan Player Profile

Player Details

  • Full Name: Matej Rakovan
  • Born: March 14th, 1990 (Žilina, Slovakia)
  • Height: 6' 5 1?2
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Signed: June 20th, 2018
  • First Manager: Csaba Laszlo
  • Career Totals: 11 appearances
  • Also Played For: Liptovský Mikuláš, MFK Karviná, Slavia Prague, Vysocina Jihlava, Žilina


Playing History


Season Win % Draw % Loss %
2018-19 10 (1) 0 1 0 27.3% 36.4% 36.4%
Totals: 10 (1) 0


 Apps = First Team Appearances (Sub Appearances) | Gls = Goals
 Cln = Clean Sheets | CtGR = Clean Sheets to Games Ratio | W/D/L - Games won, drawn or lost as percentage of games played in
 Yel = Yellow Cards/Cautions | Red = Red Cards/Dismissals

 Recent First Team Starts
 08/12/18 Championship vs. Morton (A) 1 - 1
 29/09/18 Championship vs. Ross County (H) 1 - 5
 22/09/18 Championship vs. Falkirk (A) 2 - 0
 15/09/18 Championship vs. Morton (H) 1 - 1
 01/09/18 Championship vs. Alloa Athletic (A) 1 - 1

 Recent First Team Goals
 None

 List of Goals Scored
None

 List of Games Played (click to expand)
 08/12/18 Championship vs. Morton (A)  1 - 1
 30/11/18 Championship vs. Ayr Utd (H)  0 - 5
 29/09/18 Championship vs. Ross County (H)  1 - 5
 22/09/18 Championship vs. Falkirk (A)  2 - 0
 15/09/18 Championship vs. Morton (H)  1 - 1
 01/09/18 Championship vs. Alloa Athletic (A)  1 - 1
 25/08/18 Championship vs. Partick Th (H)  3 - 1
 11/08/18 Championship vs. QOS (A)  2 - 1
 04/08/18 Championship vs. Dunfermline (H)  2 - 3
 21/07/18 Group A - North vs. Alloa Athletic (H)  1 - 1
 17/07/18 Group A - North vs. Ross County (A)  0 - 1


Biography


Matej started his professional career with his Slovak hometown Superliga side MŠK Žilina and, following a loan spell with Liptovsky Mikulas, he had further laon spells at Czech top flight outfits Karviná, and Slavia Prague, joining the latter in 2013 on a permenant deal. After five seasons, he subsequently signed for Vysocina Jihlava in 2016 where he played over 30 matches during the 2017-18 season. He has also represented his country at U-21 level.

Upon the expiry of his Jihlava contract, he joined United on a two year deal in June 2018, signing on the same day as fellow goalkeeper Ben Siegrist.

Squad Numbers


34

Season:
2018-19





Debut

July 17th, 2018
Ross County 1 - 0 Dundee United

League Cup (Group A - North)


Timeline


  • Date of Birth


    Matej was born on this date in Žilina, Slovakia.


  • Signed For Dundee United


  • First Non-Competitive Appearance (Friendly)

    Brechin City 0 - 2 Dundee United
    Friendly

    The shiny, new Dundee United got their summer action off to a promising start with this friendly win over Brechin at Glebe Park.A classy individual goal from Fraser Aird gave the Tangerines th


  • First Team Debut

    Ross County 1 - 0 Dundee United
    League Cup (Group A - North)

    United’s Betfred Cup campaign was over almost before it started after a 1-0 defeat against Ross County in Dingwall. The game was more eventful than the scoreline suggested, in which United did not cre


  • League Debut

    Dundee United 2 - 3 Dunfermline
    League (Championship)

    United's first league game of the 2018/19 season ended in defeat as they lost to Dunfermline Athletic for the first time since August 2011.Csaba Laszlo made three changes from the previous wee


  • Last Appearance

    Morton 1 - 1 Dundee United
    League (Championship)

    A late error from Dundee United goalkeeper Matej Rakovan meant that the Terrors had to settle for a point in a 1-1 draw with Morton at Cappielow.Off the back of United’s humiliating 5-0 defeat