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Salomon Kalou

29-Year-Old Forward     Hertha BSC Berlin  Bundesliga


Côte d'Ivoire

Birthdate:  August 5, 1985    Birthplace:  Abidjan, Ivory Coast    Nationality:  Côte d'Ivoire    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  170 lbs    

March 26, 2015    Salomon Kalou News

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Kalou scored as the Ivory Coast beat Angola 2-0 in an international friendly Thursday.

Kalou came on as a 65th minute substitute and netted with a minute left on the clock. It was the striker's 22nd goal for his country.

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March 7, 2015

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Kalou only had one shot on goal Friday as Hertha Berlin tied 0-0 with Stuttgart.

It was a quiet game for a striker who was aiming to extend his scoring streak after netting against Augsburg in the last fixture. The closest Kalou came to making an impact was when he made an excellent second half run, however the chance he created was badly missed by Roy Beerens.

March 1, 2015

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Kalou scored his sixth league goal of the season Saturday with a late strike in Hertha Berlin's 1-0 win over Augsburg.

Kalou netted a crucial goal for Hertha Berlin in the 88th minute, latching onto a Jens Hegeler throughball. It was the Ivorian's first since scoring on Dec. 6. and takes Hertha out of the relegation spots.

February 17, 2015

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Kalou took two shots, with one on goal, during Hertha Berlin's 2-0 loss to SC Freiburg on Sunday, his first match after returning from the Africa Cup of Nations.

Kalou has mostly been used as a substitute since the middle of November, but he got the start Sunday. Unfortunately, he wasn't able to break through yet again, and he remains stuck on five goals in 14 Bundesliga appearances this season.

January 4, 2015

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After starting a majority of Hertha Berlin's matches earlier this season, Kalou has come off the bench or been an unused substitute in six straight contests heading into the winter break.

Kalou has five goals in 13 appearances this season, though they've been quite spread out with one in September, two in October, one in November and one in December. Given his struggles to get in the starting XI, he makes for a fairly weak fantasy option.

October 4, 2014

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Kalou scored two goals, including one from the penalty spot, during Hertha Berlin's 3-2 win over VfB Stuttgart on Friday.

After a slow start to the season, Kalou has now scored three goals in his last three games, as he seems to have solidified his place in the starting XI after an adjustment period following his late-summer move from Lille.

September 29, 2014

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Kalou played all 90 minutes for the first time this season Sunday against FC Augsburg, though he took only one shot, failing to begin a goal streak after netting against VfL Wolfsburg last Wednesday.

Kalou's playing time has been relatively inconsistent, but he's started the last two games, which obviously increases his fantasy value. He scored 16 goals in 38 Ligue 1 appearances last season for Lille, so Hertha are certainly looking for him to find his scoring form quickly.

May 5, 2014

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Kalou recorded Lille's only goal in Friday's draw with Bastia.

Kalou has supplied four goals and two assists over his past six outings. The veteran has now matched his total of 14 league goals from last season and still has two games to play.