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 this season, the 1.85m-tall forward has put the ball in the net two times. Along with Alassane Pléa and Marcus Thuram, he is the top-ranked player in this category. With 11 shots taken so far, Breel Embolo has had the third-most attempts on goal of any Borussia Mönchengladbach player. With one pass to a shot, he currently occupies 10th place within the team statistics along with Matthias Ginter, Fabian Johnson and Denis Zakaria. In seven of the previous nine games of the season, the 22-year-old was in the starting line-up. Of these nine games, he won 6 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for two games.
Breel Embolo has suffered 10 fouls so far and shares sixth place in the league-wide statistics for this category with Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München), Ondrej Duda (Hertha BSC), Marcel Sabitzer (RB Leipzig) and Erik Thommy (Fortuna Düsseldorf).
The player with the shirt number 36 played his last game on the ninth matchday of the 2019/20 season (27 October 2019). He was victorious over Eintracht Frankfurt while playing for Borussia M'gladbach with a score of 4-2. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a forward for 35 minutes. Here, he provided one assist. In terms of total touches, he had 19 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Breel Embolo had 13 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win five. He covered a distance of 3.9 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Breel Embolo had a total of 16 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Breel Embolo has played 57 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 21. He has netted 13 goals throughout his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, Breel Embolo has completed nine matches with his current squad. Here, he has scored a total of three goals.