Christian Benitez

Date of birth01 May 1986
Place of birthQuito
NationalityEcuadorean
Weight68 kg
Height1.68 m
PositionForward
Died29 July 2013

Benitez is the son of Ermen Benitez, one of Ecuador's all-time leading goalscorers.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
El Nacional 01 Jan 2004 01 Jul 2007
Santos Laguna 01 Jul 2007
Birmingham City 03 Jun 2009 31 May 2010 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2009-10 Birmingham City FA Cup 3
2
1
2009-10 Birmingham City League Cup 1
2009-10 Birmingham City Premier League 21
9
3
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
16 Aug 2009 Manchester United v Birmingham City L 1-0 Premier League
19 Aug 2009 Birmingham City v Portsmouth W 1-0 Premier League
22 Aug 2009 Birmingham City v Stoke City D 0-0 Premier League
25 Aug 2009 Southampton v Birmingham City W 1-2 League Cup 2nd round
29 Aug 2009 Tottenham Hotspur v Birmingham City L 2-1 Premier League
13 Sep 2009 Birmingham City v Aston Villa L 0-1 Premier League
19 Sep 2009 Hull City v Birmingham City W 0-1 Premier League
26 Sep 2009 Birmingham City v Bolton Wanderers L 1-2 Premier League
24 Oct 2009 Birmingham City v Sunderland W 2-1 Premier League
01 Nov 2009 Birmingham City v Manchester City D 0-0 Premier League
09 Nov 2009 Liverpool v Birmingham City D 2-2 Premier League
21 Nov 2009 Birmingham City v Fulham W 1-0 Premier League
29 Nov 2009 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Birmingham City W 0-1 Premier League
05 Dec 2009 Wigan Athletic v Birmingham City W 2-3 Premier League
12 Dec 2009 Birmingham City v West Ham United W 1-0 Premier League
15 Dec 2009 Birmingham City v Blackburn Rovers W 2-1 Premier League
20 Dec 2009 Everton v Birmingham City D 1-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2009 Birmingham City v Chelsea D 0-0 Premier League
28 Dec 2009 Stoke City v Birmingham City W 0-1 Premier League
02 Jan 2010 Nottingham Forest v Birmingham City D 0-0 FA Cup 3rd round
09 Jan 2010 Birmingham City v Manchester United D 1-1 Premier League
12 Jan 2010 Birmingham City v Nottingham Forest W 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round replay
23 Jan 2010 Everton v Birmingham City W 1-2 FA Cup 4th round
27 Jan 2010 Chelsea v Birmingham City L 3-0 Premier League
30 Jan 2010 Birmingham City v Tottenham Hotspur D 1-1 Premier League
07 Feb 2010 Birmingham City v Wolverhampton Wanderers W 2-1 Premier League
13 Feb 2010 Derby County v Birmingham City W 1-2 FA Cup 5th round
06 Mar 2010 Portsmouth v Birmingham City L 2-0 FA Cup 6th round
09 Mar 2010 Portsmouth v Birmingham City W 1-2 Premier League
13 Mar 2010 Birmingham City v Everton D 2-2 Premier League
20 Mar 2010 Sunderland v Birmingham City L 3-1 Premier League
24 Mar 2010 Blackburn Rovers v Birmingham City L 2-1 Premier League
27 Mar 2010 Birmingham City v Arsenal D 1-1 Premier League
11 Apr 2010 Manchester City v Birmingham City L 5-1 Premier League
01 May 2010 Birmingham City v Burnley W 2-1 Premier League
09 May 2010 Bolton Wanderers v Birmingham City L 2-1 Premier League


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2005-06 Ecuador FIFA World Cup
1
2005-06 Ecuador International Friendly 1
2
2005-06 Ecuador LG Cup 1
2006-07 Ecuador Copa America 3
1
2006-07 Ecuador International Friendly 3
1
3
2007-08 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 5
1
1
2007-08 Ecuador International Friendly 4
3
2
2008-09 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 4
2
1
2008-09 Ecuador International Friendly 1
1
2009-10 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 4
1
2010-11 Ecuador Copa America 3
2010-11 Ecuador International Friendly 3
2
2011-12 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 3
3
2
2011-12 Ecuador International Friendly 1
2012-13 Ecuador FIFA World Cup 2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
18 Aug 2005 Ecuador v Venezuela W 3-1 International Friendly
29 Dec 2005 Uganda v Ecuador L 2-1 LG CUP 3rd place play-off
01 Mar 2006 Netherlands v Ecuador L 1-0 International Friendly
25 May 2006 Ecuador v Colombia D 1-1 International Friendly
20 Jun 2006 Ecuador v Germany L 0-3 FIFA World Cup Finals Group A
06 Sep 2006 Ecuador v Peru D 1-1 International Friendly
24 May 2007 Republic of Ireland v Ecuador D 1-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 2007 Ecuador v Peru L 1-2 International Friendly
06 Jun 2007 Ecuador v Peru W 2-0 International Friendly
27 Jun 2007 Ecuador v Chile L 2-3 Copa America Group B
01 Jul 2007 Ecuador v Mexico L 1-2 Copa America Group B
04 Jul 2007 Brazil v Ecuador L 1-0 Copa America Group B
22 Aug 2007 Ecuador v Bolivia W 1-0 International Friendly
08 Sep 2007 Ecuador v El Salvador W 5-1 International Friendly
12 Sep 2007 Honduras v Ecuador L 2-1 International Friendly
13 Oct 2007 Ecuador v Venezuela L 0-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
17 Oct 2007 Brazil v Ecuador L 5-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
17 Nov 2007 Paraguay v Ecuador L 5-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
21 Nov 2007 Ecuador v Peru W 5-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
15 Jun 2008 Argentina v Ecuador D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
18 Jun 2008 Ecuador v Colombia D 0-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
20 Aug 2008 Colombia v Ecuador W 0-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 2008 Ecuador v Bolivia W 3-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
12 Oct 2008 Ecuador v Chile W 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
14 Oct 2008 Ecuador v Chile W 1-0 International Friendly
29 Mar 2009 Ecuador v Brazil D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
01 Apr 2009 Ecuador v Paraguay D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
05 Sep 2009 Colombia v Ecuador L 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
09 Sep 2009 Bolivia v Ecuador W 1-3 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
10 Oct 2009 Ecuador v Uruguay L 1-2 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
14 Oct 2009 Chile v Ecuador L 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
08 Oct 2010 Ecuador v Colombia L 0-1 International Friendly
12 Oct 2010 Ecuador v Poland D 2-2 International Friendly
08 Jun 2011 Ecuador v Greece D 1-1 International Friendly
03 Jul 2011 Paraguay v Ecuador D 0-0 Copa America Group B
09 Jul 2011 Venezuela v Ecuador L 1-0 Copa America Group B
13 Jul 2011 Brazil v Ecuador L 4-2 Copa America Group B
07 Oct 2011 Ecuador v Venezuela W 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
11 Oct 2011 USA v Ecuador W 0-1 International Friendly
15 Nov 2011 Ecuador v Peru W 2-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
10 Jun 2012 Ecuador v Colombia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
11 Sep 2012 Uruguay v Ecuador D 1-1 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying
07 Jun 2013 Peru v Ecuador L 1-0 FIFA World Cup South America qualifying


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.