Josip Brekalo | Playerprofile
Josip Brekalo was born on 23 June 1998 in Zagreb and plays for VfL Wolfsburg. He played for GNK Dinamo Zagreb from 2006-2016, for VfL Wolfsburg from 2016-2017, for VfB Stuttgart from 2017-2017 and has played for VfL Wolfsburg since 2018.
Current season 2019/20
In the ongoing season, the player with the shirt number 7 has scored three goals and takes third place within his squad. He shares this rank with Maximilian Arnold. Josip Brekalo has been responsible for four assists so far and with this has fought his way to 27th place in the statistics of his club. So far, he has taken 24 shots at goal. With this result he has secured himself, along with Joao Victor, third place on the team-internal leaderboard for this category. Until now, Josip Brekalo has been responsible for 33 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself third place within the statistics of his club. In 12 of the previous 21 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 21 games, he won 7 with his club. Additionally, the 1.75m-tall midfielder was substituted in for nine games.
Josip Brekalo played his last game on the 25th matchday of the 2019/20 season (7 March 2020). Playing for VfL Wolfsburg, he played against RB Leipzig and tied with 0-0. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 77 minutes. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of one time. In terms of total touches, the 21-year-old had 45 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 17 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win six. Josip Brekalo covered a distance of 9.8 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 18 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Josip Brekalo has played 77 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 24. He has netted 10 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, he has completed 63 matches with his present squad. Here, Josip Brekalo has scored a total of nine goals.