Benno Schmitz | Playerprofile
Benno Schmitz was born on 17 November 1994 in München and plays for 1. FC Köln. He played for SV Waldperlach from 2000-2001, for FC Bayern München from 2001-2014, for FC Red Bull Salzburg from 2014-2016, for RB Leipzig from 2016-2018 and has played for 1. FC Köln since 2018.
Current season 2021/22
With two assists, the 26-year-old presently has the seventh-most in the league together with Jamal Musiala (FC Bayern München), Alphonso Davies (FC Bayern München), Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München), Max Kruse (1. FC Union Berlin), Mitchel Bakker (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Jeremie Frimpong (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Filip Kostic (Eintracht Frankfurt), Jonas Hector, Vladimír Darida (Hertha BSC), Patrick Herrmann (Borussia M'gladbach), Thomas Meunier (Borussia Dortmund) and Simon Zoller (VfL Bochum 1848). With 14 passes to a shot, Benno Schmitz currently occupies second place in the league statistics together with Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München) and Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig). The 1.82m-tall defender was in the starting line-up in all previous five games of the season. Of these, he won two games with his club.
His pass success rate amounts to 70.52 per cent, with which Benno Schmitz occupies seventh place in the team-internal statistics. His tackle success rate amounts to 56.99 per cent. With this, he occupies fourth place in the team-internal statistics.
The player with the shirt number 2 played his last game on the sixth matchday of the 2021/22 season (25 September 2021). Playing for 1. FC Köln, he played against Eintracht Frankfurt and tied with 1-1. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a defender for 45 minutes. In terms of total touches, he had 43 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Benno Schmitz had 17 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 10. He was additionally able to make 22 successful passes. Benno Schmitz covered a distance of 5.6 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 11 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Benno Schmitz has played 53 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 20. So far, he has completed 35 matches with his present squad.