No Benjamin Šeško, no panic: Salzburg’s Slovenian back in the spotlight, Kristjan Bendra scores two goals in last three games
Source of the photo: Red Bull Salzburg
Benjamin Šeško may have indeed left Mozart’s city this summer, but that was not the end of Slovenian involvement in Salzburg. Member of the local Rer Bull continues to be a young Kristjan Bendra , only 17 years old, is a centre midfielder from the Primorska region who has been playing very well this season and is increasingly drawing attention to himself.
Kristjan Bendra moved to neighbouring Austria at a very young age, first playing for Vormärts Steyr, and in 2020 he will join the academy of Austria’s most successful club of recent times.
He has played 185 games in Austrian football and scored 47 goals. He is currently proving his worth in the U18 league, where he has 19 games and 4 goals, half of them in the last month.
Kristjan Bendra first hit the net for Austria Celje at the end of September, and then scored against Austria Vienna last weekend. The youngster has played a total of seven games in the U18 league this season and Salzburg have won all seven. They lead the standings with a goal difference of 31:3, six points ahead of Rapid Vienna.
Kristjan Bendra is also a member of the Slovenian national team’s younger selections, he has played for the youth team three times, and he has also worn the jersey of the cadet team six times before that.
This text was automatically translated using AI.