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Axel Laurent Angel Lambert Witsel | Playerprofile

Axel Laurent Angel Lambert Witsel
Belgian be
32 years
186 cm
3 weeks ago

Axel Witsel was born on 12 January 1989 in Lüttich and plays for Borussia Dortmund. He played for CS Vise from 1997-1999, for Standard Lüttich from 1999-2011, for SL Benfica Lissabon from 2011-2012, for FC Zenit St. Petersburg from 2012-2017, for Tianjin Quanjian from 2017-2018 and has played for Borussia Dortmund since 2018.

Current season 2020/21

In 13 of the previous 15 games of the season, the 32-year-old was in the starting line-up. Of these 15 games, he won 9 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for two games.

Last game

Axel Witsel played his last game on the 15th matchday of the 2020/21 season (9 January 2021). Playing for Borussia Dortmund, he won against RB Leipzig 3-1. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 30 minutes. In terms of total touches, he had 17 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, the 1.86m-tall midfielder had 11 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win seven. He was additionally able to make nine successful passes. He covered a distance of 3.7 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of three sprints.

Bundesliga career and records

The player with the shirt number 28 has played 76 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 49. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Borussia Dortmund. Here, he has put a total of eight balls in the net.

International appointments

Axel Witsel won the DFB-Pokal in 2020/21 with Borussia Dortmund.