Palacios with the River Plate shirt in 2019.
|Full name||Ezequiel Alejandro Palacios|
|Nickname (s)||Shovel, Tucu|
October 5, 1998 (22 years)
|Height||1,77 m (5 ′ 10 ″)|
|Weight||70 kg (154 lb)|
|Club||Bayer 04 Leverkusen|
|Goals in clubs||10 (93 PC)|
|Debut||7th September 2018|
|Go. (goals)||6 (0)|
Exequiel Alejandro Palacios (Famaillá, Tucumán; October 5, 1998) is an Argentine soccer player. He plays as a midfielder and his current team is Bayer 04 Leverkusen from the German Bundesliga. It is international with Selection of soccer of Argentina.
He made his debut in the River Plate first team with number 43 during the local tournament at the age of 17, entering from the substitute bench, against Newell's Old Boys de Rosario. On that occasion, the millionaire team fell 2 to 0 at the Monumental stadium.
On October 7, 2017, he scored his first official goal playing against Defensa y Justicia, after having entered 43 minutes of the first half by Nicolás de la Cruz.
On April 8, 2018, playing against Racing Club, he entered at 16 minutes of the second half for Juan Fernando Quintero. He gave an assist to Rafael Borré on the first goal of the game and then converted a goal in the 45th minute of the second half after an assist from Gonzalo Martínez. On August 29 of that same year he scored a goal against Racing again, but for the knockout stages of Copa Libertadores 2018. He scored the 2-0 partial so that then River ended up winning 3-0.
On December 9, 2018, he became champion with River of the 2018 Copa Libertadores.
On May 30, 2019, he became champion of the Recopa Sudamericana 2019 with River against Athletico Paranaense, champion of the Copa Sudamericana 2018. After losing 1-0 in the first leg in Curitiba, the millionaire team won 3-0 in Buenos Aires Aires and got his third title of this competition.
On November 23, 2019, he lost the final of the Copa Libertadores de América against Flamengo.
On December 13, 2019 he played his last game with the River shirt against Central Córdoba, for the final of the 2019 Argentine Cup, winning 3-0 and getting his third title.
On November 28, 2019, his departure from the Argentine club was made official to join the German team.
On March 1, 2014, he was among the 18 summoned by coach Miguel Ángel Lemme to play the men's soccer tournament at the 2014 South American Games with the U-17 in which he won the silver medal.
On January 25, 2015, Miguel Ángel Lemme included Exequiel Palacios in the Under-17 Preselection of 31 players to contest the South American Under-17 Championship to be played in Paraguay, from this roster there will be 22 players. face to the contest from January 26.
On February 20, 2015, Miguel Ángel Lemme, technical director of the Argentina Under-17 National Team, delivered the list with the 22 players called to begin training for the South American Championship in the category that was held in March in Paraguay.
He was called up for the 20 U-2017 World Cup.
|International matches National Team U-17|
Does not include friendly matches.
South American Games
|2014 South American Games||Chile||runner-up||1||0|
Participations in South America
|South American U17 2015||Paraguay||runner-up||5||0|
Participations in World Cups
|U-17 World Cup 2015||Chile||Group stage||3||0|
|U-20 World Cup 2017||South Korea||Group stage||3||0|
On August 17, 2018, he was summoned by Lionel Scaloni, to play the friendlies of the Argentine National Team, on September 7 and 11 against Guatemala and Colombia.
On November 12, 2020, against Paraguay, he suffered a violent knee to the back by Ángel Romero that caused a trauma to his spine. This would imply at least three months of recovery. The action was described as "criminal" in the specialized media.
- Updated through November 5, 2020
|Bayer 04 Leverkusen
|Total in his career||54||4||9||18||5||1||29||1||3||102||10||13||0,11|
The national cups refers to the Argentine Cup, Argentine Super Cup, Super League Cup and German Cup.
The international cups refer to the Copa Libertadores, the Club World Cup, the Recopa Sudamericana and the Europa League.
Average of goals per game. It does not include goals in friendly matches.
- Updated through November 13, 2020.
|Selection||Year||Friendly||World||Mexico Cup of Nations||South American Games||Total|
|Argentine Cup||River Plate||Cordova||2016|
|Argentine Cup||River Plate||Mendoza||2017|
|Supercopa of Argentina||River Plate||Mendoza||2017|
|Argentine Cup||River Plate||Mendoza||2019|
|Recopa Sudamericana||River Plate||Buenos Aires||2016|
|Copa Libertadores||River Plate||Madrid||2018|
|Recopa Sudamericana||River Plate||Buenos Aires||2019|
|America's Dream Team Member||2018|
|Ideal team of the Argentine Cup||2019|
|Luis B. Nofal Cup||River Plate||Mar del Plata man||2017|
|BBVA French Cup||River Plate||Sanchez de Loria||2017|
|Bull Centennial Cup||River Plate||Mendoza||2017|
|Schneider Summer Cup||River Plate||Mar del Plata man||2018|
|Southern Cone Cup||River Plate||Santiago de Chile||2018|
|Schneider Summer Cup||River Plate||Maldonado||2019|