Breel Donald Embolo | Playerprofile
Breel Embolo was born on 14 February 1997 in Yaounde and plays for Borussia Mönchengladbach. He played for FC Nordstern Basel from 2006-2008, for BSC Old Boys from 2008-2010, for FC Basel from 2010-2016, for FC Schalke 04 from 2016-2019 and has played for Borussia M'gladbach since 2019.
Current season 2019/20
In the current season, the 23-year-old has scored seven goals for his team and is therefore the second-best scorer of his squad. With three assists, he presently has the fifth-most in his team along with Stefan Lainer and Lars Stindl. With 29 shots taken so far, the 1.85m-tall forward has had the fourth-most attempts on goal of any Borussia Mönchengladbach player. Up to now, he has hit the post two times. With this, he has had the fifth-most in the league along with Simon Terodde (1. FC Köln), Karim Bellarabi (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Matheus Cunha (Hertha BSC), Leonardo Bittencourt (SV Werder Bremen), Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04), Daniel Caligiuri (FC Schalke 04), Robert Skov (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FC Union Berlin), Christopher Lenz (1. FC Union Berlin), Alassane Pléa, Marcus Thuram and Denis Zakaria. Until now, Breel Embolo has been responsible for 14 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself ninth place within the statistics of his club. In 12 of the previous 22 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 22 games, he won 12 with his club. Additionally, Breel Embolo was substituted in for 10 games.
His maximum speed is currently 35.31 km/h, securing the player with the shirt number 36 ninth place in the league statistics.
Breel Embolo played his last game on the 21st matchday of the 2019/20 season (11 March 2020). He was victorious over 1. FC Köln while playing for Borussia M'gladbach with a score of 2-1. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 82 minutes. There, he scored one goal and provided one assist. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times. In terms of total touches, he had 45 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 28 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 17. He covered a distance of 9.6 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 18 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Breel Embolo has played 70 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 27. He has netted 17 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, he has completed 22 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of seven goals.