Axel Laurent Angel Lambert Witsel | Playerprofile
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.
The player with the shirt number 28 played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2019/20 season (27 June 2020). Playing for Borussia Dortmund, he lost against TSG Hoffenheim 0-4. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, he had 81 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 17 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Axel Witsel was able to win 11. He was additionally able to make 67 successful passes. He covered a distance of 10.3 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of nine sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Axel Witsel has played 61 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 40. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Borussia Dortmund. Here, Axel Witsel has put a total of eight balls in the net.