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Gonzalo Higuain

26-Year-Old Forward     Napoli  Serie A


Argentina

Birthdate:  December 10, 1987    Birthplace:  Brest, France    Nationality:  Argentina    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  165 lbs    

September 29, 2014    Gonzalo Higuain News

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Higuain assisted on Jose Maria Callejon's 28th minute goal during Napoli's 1-0 win over Sassuolo on Sunday.

Higuain has yet to find the back of the net through five matches, but he has assisted on two. It's certainly not the start fantasy owners were looking for, but he's still active enough in the attack and should break through soon.

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July 5, 2014

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Higuain broke his World Cup goalless drought with an eighth minute goal during Argentina's 1-0 win over Belgium in the quarterfinals on Saturday.

Higuain took an errant pass that appeared to wobble before reaching him, but he was still able to blast it past Belgium keeper Thibaut Courtois for the lone-score of the game. Argentina are now through to the semis and will face the winner of Costa Rica vs. Netherlands.

June 15, 2014

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Higuain came on at halftime and the assisted on Lionel Messi's 65th minute goal during Argentina's 2-1 win over Bosnia and Herzegovina in their World Cup opener on Sunday.

Higuain was reportedly dealing with an ankle injury coming into the match, which is why he did not start, but he appeared fine once he entered to start the second half. With Higuain, Lionel Messi and Kun Aguero leading the attack, Argentina have huge expectations in this World Cup.

April 27, 2014

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Higuain suffered a bruised tibia Saturday in a 0-0 draw against Inter, but the injury is not considered serious.

Higuain initially feared he might miss the World Cup because of the injury. That will not be the case.

April 18, 2014

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Higuain will be rested when Napoli face Udinese after picking up a minor injury in training, Football Italia reports.

Higuain can certainly use the rest.

January 19, 2014

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Higuain scored from the spot in the 62nd minute, and then assisted on Jose Maria Callejon's 80th minute goal during Napoli's 2-2 draw with Bologna on Sunday.

Higuain's goal was his 10th of the season, which puts him behind only Giuseppe Rossi, Carlos Tevez and Domenico Berardi this season. Additionally, his assist was his seventh, which co-leads Serie A.

December 16, 2013

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Higuain scored in the ninth minute of Napoli's 4-2 win over Inter Milan on Sunday.

Higuain scored on his only shot of the day for his eighth goal in Serie A competition this season. He has found the back of the net four times in the last four games, three of which have come in Serie A play and one in the Champions League.

December 14, 2013

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Higuain and Napoli are coming off of an unfortunate champions league exit. Arsenal left Higuain in tears, Football Italia reports. When Lazio matches up against Inter on Saturday, emotions will be running high.

Inter Milan have not shut out an opposing squad in 12 games. Higuain is a strong, intelligent play for fantasy owners this week.