Christopher Lenz | Playerprofile
Christopher Lenz was born on 22 September 1994 in Berlin and plays for 1. FC Union Berlin. He played for FC Stern Marienfelde from 1998-1999, for Hertha BSC from 1999-2008, for Tennis Borussia Berlin from 2008-2009, for Hertha BSC from 2009-2012, for Borussia M'gladbach from 2012-2016, for 1. FC Union Berlin from 2016-2016, for Holstein Kiel from 2017-2018 and has played for 1. FC Union Berlin since 2018.
Current season 2019/20
The 1.81m-tall defender has been responsible for three assists so far and with this has fought his way to 41st place in the statistics of his club. With 15 shots taken so far, he has had the seventh-most attempts on goal of any 1. FC Union Berlin player. Up to now, he has hit the post two times. With this, the player with the shirt number 25 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, Alassane Pléa (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Breel Embolo (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach) and Denis Zakaria (Borussia Mönchengladbach). Until now, the 25-year-old has been responsible for 23 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself third place within the statistics of his club. He was in the starting line-up in all previous 24 games of the season. Of these, he won nine games with his club.
Christopher Lenz was able to assert himself on the pitch well. With 276 tackling duels in which he was victorious, he presently has had, along with Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München), the ninth-most tackling duels won league-wide. Few players have covered a greater distance in the ongoing season than Christopher Lenz. He is currently the seventh-best runner with 269 km run on the pitch.
Christopher Lenz played his last game on the 25th matchday of the 2019/20 season (7 March 2020). Playing for 1. FC Union Berlin, he lost to SC Freiburg 1-3. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times, which is the highest amount of any player in the club. In terms of total touches, he had 52 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 26 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Christopher Lenz was able to win 12 – no other player in his club was as successful. He covered a distance of 11.2 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he ran, like no other player in his club, a total of 28 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Christopher Lenz has played 24 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won nine. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of 1. FC Union Berlin.