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 2020/21
With one assist, the player with the shirt number 2 presently has the sixth-most in his team along with Jannes Horn, Salih Özcan, Dominick Drexler, Sebastiaan Bornauw, Jonas Hector, Kingsley Ehizibue and Ismail Jakobs. In three of the previous 11 games of the season, Benno Schmitz was in the starting line-up. Of these 11 games, he won 4 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for eight games.
The 1.82m-tall defender played his last game on the 33rd matchday of the 2020/21 season (15 May 2021). Playing for 1. FC Köln, he played against Hertha BSC and tied with 0-0. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a defender for 87 minutes. In terms of total touches, the 26-year-old had 43 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 13 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win seven. Benno Schmitz was additionally able to make 20 successful passes. He covered a distance of 9.1 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 16 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Benno Schmitz has played 47 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 17. Thus far, he has completed 29 matches with his present squad.