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 six times. Along with Marcus Thuram, he is the top-ranked player in this category. With two assists, the player with the shirt number 36 presently has the fifth-most in his team along with Stefan Lainer and Lars Stindl. With 23 shots taken so far, Breel Embolo has had the fourth-most attempts on goal of any Borussia Mönchengladbach player. With 11 passes to a shot, he currently occupies eighth place within the team statistics along with Jonas Hofmann. In 11 of the previous 15 games of the season, Breel Embolo was in the starting line-up. Of these 15 games, he won 8 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for four games.
His maximum speed is currently 35.31 km/h, securing Breel Embolo seventh place in the league statistics.
The 22-year-old played his last game on the 18th matchday of the 2019/20 season (17 January 2020). Playing for Borussia M'gladbach, he lost to FC Schalke 04 0-2. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 72 minutes. In terms of total touches, he had 30 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Breel Embolo had 27 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win nine. He covered a distance of 7.2 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Breel Embolo had a total of 17 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Breel Embolo has played 63 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 23. He has netted 16 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. Thus far, he has completed 15 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of six goals.