Guido Burgstaller | Playerprofile
Guido Burgstaller was born on 29 April 1989 in Villach and plays for FC Schalke 04. He played for FC ASKÖ Gmünd from 1996-2002, for FC Kärnten from 2002-2008, for SC Wiener Neustadt from 2008-2011, for SK Rapid Wien from 2011-2014, for Cardiff City from 2014-2015, for 1. FC Nürnberg from 2015-2017 and has played for FC Schalke 04 since 2017.
Current season 2019/20
With one assist, the player with the shirt number 19 currently has the fifth-most in his team along with Salif Sané, Daniel Caligiuri, Ahmed Kutucu, Omar Mascarell, Ozan Kabak and Michael Gregoritsch. With 29 shots taken so far, Guido Burgstaller has had the second-most attempts on goal of any FC Schalke 04 player. Up to now, he has hit the post two times. With this, he has had the fifth-most in the league along with Breel Embolo (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Denis Zakaria (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Robert Skov (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Simon Terodde (1. FC Köln), Leonardo Bittencourt (SV Werder Bremen), Daniel Caligiuri, Karim Bellarabi (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FC Union Berlin) and Christopher Lenz (1. FC Union Berlin). Until now, the 1.87m-tall forward has been responsible for six passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself ninth place within the statistics of his club. In 11 of the previous 16 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 16 games, he won 8 with his club. Additionally, the 30-year-old was substituted in for five games.
Guido Burgstaller played his last game on the 18th matchday of the 2019/20 season (17 January 2020). He was victorious over Borussia M'gladbach while playing for FC Schalke 04 with a score of 2-0. He was substituted in and played as a forward for a total of one minute in this game. In terms of total touches, Guido Burgstaller had two individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had three tackle challenges in the last match. He covered a distance of 0.7 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of one sprint.
Bundesliga career and records
Guido Burgstaller has played 90 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 35. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of FC Schalke 04. Here, he has put a total of 24 balls in the net.