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 2020/21
The player with the shirt number 36 has scored eight goals for his current club this season, therefore securing fourth place in his squad. In the team-internal ranking for the most assists, he also takes fourth place, with five assists leading to a scored goal. With 42 shots taken so far, he has had the fourth-most attempts on goal of any Borussia Mönchengladbach player. Up to now, he has hit the post three times. With this, the 23-year-old has had the third-most in the league along with Joao Victor (VfL Wolfsburg), Philippe Coutinho (FC Bayern München), Alassane Pléa and Steven Skrzybski (Fortuna Düsseldorf). With 21 passes to a shot, the 1.85m-tall forward currently occupies ninth place within the team statistics along with Oscar Wendt. In 17 of the previous 28 games of the season, Breel Embolo was in the starting line-up. Of these 28 games, he won 16 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for 11 games.
Breel Embolo played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2019/20 season (27 June 2020). He was victorious over Hertha BSC 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 forward for 88 minutes. There, Breel Embolo scored one goal and provided one assist. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of four times. In terms of total touches, he had 46 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Breel Embolo had 33 tackle challenges in the last match – the highest number in this game. Of these, he was able to win 16 – and therefore was more successful than any other player in this game. He covered a distance of 8.5 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Breel Embolo had a total of 26 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Breel Embolo has played 76 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 31. He has netted 18 goals throughout his appointments in the Bundesliga. Thus far, Breel Embolo has completed 28 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of eight goals.