When it comes to sports, we all love to watch a meteoric rise and who we have today would definitely be considered to be on such a trajectory. Alistair Johnston the Canadian full back has been on the up ever since his move to Nashville; he aided in their charge to the playoffs and with such glittering performances, including the Canadian national team games he’s’ been racking up. This event led to Montreal Impact going into the market for him. In the article we shall focus on the point at which he excels and how we can use this info from a betting perspective.
Alistair Johnston: Style of play
Toronto FC once told Alistair Johnstone that he was too small, this had only gone into spurring him on to make it in soccer. Alistair can play as a full back, wingback or part of the back three, with his tenacity and bold style of play, he offers a strong wall of cover at the back, with stamina to help him get up top as well. Due to his flexibility in positions at the back, Alistair and Montreal play a system that a focus on defensive play.
Professional football career: Alistair Johnston
When it comes to the career trajectory of Alistair, it has obviously taken a turn for the good. During his younger years Alistair had stints with Aurora FC & Richmond Hill SC. After finding it difficult in St. John’s University, Alistair moved on to wake University and this where the transitions from midfielder to right back happened. He joined Vaughan Azzuri, the league 1 Ontario side in which he featured in 15 soccer matches. 11th overall pick was what beckoned next as Nashville SC was his new home. He helped guide them to playoffs and as such form attracted glancing eyes. His Canada national team game time convinced Montreal Impact to invest 1 million allocation money him.
CF Montreal Impact
Alistair Johnston is now a member of Montreal Impact in hopes that their relationship comes to bear fruit and both the club and player benefit from this move. He has stiff competition for places in the squad with a rooster of young talented players in competition for places. Of course, Alistair is not one to back down, and although it’s still very early in his Montreal Impact career, you can expect him to be looking to nail down a regular starting spot.
Canada National Football Team
The 23-year-old full back made his debut on March 2021, but has gone one to be a regular for the national team, helping in their push to secure a qualification spot for the world cup. He currently only has 1 goal to his name for the national team and has gone on to make 21 appearances since his debut for the senior national team. You can check out the latest odds on Canada Mens Soccer Team at Betway
Alistair Johnston Stats:
With a promising career on the horizon for Alistair it is hard to see him not go on to record some good numbers in the future. As of now he currently has no outstanding achievements, he has only participated in helping Nashville qualify for the playoffs making his list of senior career achievements still a bit green. However, in his youth days, he got his hands on silverware, winning the Disney soccer showcase 2015, OYSL U-18 League title, and the 2016 and 2017 U-21 Ontario cup, all with Vaughan SC.
Other Soccer Players
These are some of the other players to consider in the coming years: