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 2020/21
In the present season, the 22-year-old has scored four goals for his present club, ensuring himself fourth place within his squad. With a total of three assists leading to a scored goal, he has additionally made it to the seventh position in the team-internal ranking for this category. With 42 shots taken so far, he has had the fourth-most attempts on goal of any VfL Wolfsburg player. Until now, he has been responsible for 31 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself fourth place within the statistics of his club. In 20 of the previous 27 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 27 games, he won 14 with his club. Additionally, the player with the shirt number 7 was substituted in for seven games.
Josip Brekalo played his last game on the 31st matchday of the 2020/21 season (24 April 2021). Playing for VfL Wolfsburg, he lost against Borussia Dortmund 0-2. He was substituted in and played as a midfielder for a total of 25 minutes in this game. In terms of total touches, the 1.75m-tall midfielder had 17 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had six tackle challenges in the last match. He covered a distance of 3.6 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Josip Brekalo had a total of eight sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Josip Brekalo has played 113 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 42. He has netted 14 goals throughout his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, he has completed 99 matches with his current squad. Here, Josip Brekalo has scored a total of 13 goals.