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 one goal and takes second place within his squad. He shares this rank with Maximilian Arnold. With 12 shots taken in total, the 1.75m-tall midfielder has guaranteed himself, along with Yussuf Poulsen (RB Leipzig), Dani Olmo (RB Leipzig), Sheraldo Becker (1. FC Union Berlin) and Leonardo Bittencourt (SV Werder Bremen), the 10th place ranking in the league. With three passes to a shot, Josip Brekalo presently occupies sixth place within the team statistics along with John Anthony Brooks, Wout Weghorst, Xaver Schlager and Josuha Guilavogui.
Josip Brekalo played his last game on the fourth matchday of the 2020/21 season (17 October 2020). Playing for VfL Wolfsburg, he played against Borussia M'gladbach and tied with 1-1. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 89 minutes. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of four times, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. In terms of total touches, he had 53 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, the 22-year-old had 20 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 10. He covered a distance of 10.1 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 25 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Josip Brekalo has played 90 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 28. He has netted 11 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. Thus far, Josip Brekalo has completed 76 matches with his current squad. Here, he has scored a total of 10 goals.