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 current season, the player with the shirt number 7 has scored two goals and takes fifth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Bartosz Bialek and John Anthony Brooks. With one assist, Josip Brekalo presently has the eighth-most in his team along with Joao Victor, Maxence Lacroix, Jérôme Roussillon, Xaver Schlager and Kevin Mbabu. With 34 shots taken so far, Josip Brekalo has had the second-most attempts on goal of any VfL Wolfsburg player. Until now, he has been responsible for 23 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself third place within the statistics of his club. In 15 of the previous 20 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 20 games, the 1.75m-tall midfielder won 10 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for five games.
The 22-year-old played his last game on the 22nd matchday of the 2020/21 season (19 February 2021). Playing for VfL Wolfsburg, he won against Arminia Bielefeld 3-0. He was substituted in and played as a midfielder for a total of 16 minutes in this game. In terms of total touches, Josip Brekalo had eight individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had two tackle challenges in the last match. He covered a distance of 2.2 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of four sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Josip Brekalo has played 106 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 38. He has netted 12 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, he has completed 92 matches with his current squad. Here, he has scored a total of 11 goals.