Aljaz Ivacic named to MLS Team of the Matchday for week 7
Eight saves in a single match is Ivacic’s second career best after tallying nine saves against Toronto FC in 2022.
ACQUIRED: Signed on January 18, 2019.
2021: Started, logging his first win of the season on Aug. 7...Came of the bench against the Earthquakes on Aug 4... Made his second start of the season, logging 90 minutes against MNUFC on July 24... Made his season debut against the Dynamo at BBVA Stadium... Underwent successful athletic pubalgia surgery on April 1.
2020: Made two appearances during the 2020 MLS regular season, making five saves and posting a 1-1-0 record ... Sarted and made two saves against RSL on Oct. 14 ... Made his MLS debut, starting and logging three saves against San Jose on Sept. 19.
2019: On loan from the Portland Timbers, started his 12th game of the USL Championship season in a 4-3 home loss against San Antonio FC on October 11 … Recorded three saves in a 6-3 home win against Tacoma Defiance on Sept. 20 … Logged three saves in a 1-0 away loss against Las Vegas Lights FC on Aug. 24 … Recorded four saves in a 4-2 home loss against OKC Energy FC on Aug. 16 … Played 90 minutes and logged five saves in a 2-2 road draw against Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC on Aug. 7 ... Recorded 90 minutes of play in a 2-1 away loss against Fresno FC on July 20 ... Played 90 minutes in a 1-1 home draw against Tulsa Roughnecks FC on July 6 ... Recorded a season-high seven saves in a 4-2 away loss against Phoenix Rising FC on June 29 ... Tallied four saves and earned a shutout in T2’s 2-0 win at Orange County SC on June 22 ... Logged four saves in his first appearance of 2019 in T2’s 2-2 home draw against Fresno FC on June 16.
CAREER: Joined Portland after making 25 appearances across all competitions, including 18 appearances in league play for Olimpija, logging 1,620 minutes and recording five clean sheets during the 2018-19 season ... Appeared in both legs of UEFA Champions League qualifying, recording a shutout in a 0-0 draw with Qarabağ FK ... Started five matches during Europa League qualifying. In 2017-18 ... Played in 25 matches for Olimpija, allowing just 12 goals and recording 14 clean sheets during that span ... playing two seasons with Slovenian PrvaLiga side NK Olimpija Ljubljana ... Helped the club win both the league and cup title during the 2017-18 season ... During the 2017-18 season, he appeared in 55 matches across all competitions, posting a 0.88 goals-against average and 24 clean sheets ... Played matches on loan with NK Bela Krajina (2013-14) and NK Radomlje (2014-17) in the Druga Liga, appearing in 68 matches for the two clubs combined.
HONORS: MLS is Back Tournament in 2020 ... Slovenian Champion with NK Olimpija Ljubljana in 2017-18 ... Slovenian Cup with NK Olimpija Ljubljana in 2018.