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 ongoing season, the 22-year-old has scored three goals and takes fourth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Kevin Mbabu and Daniel Ginczek. Josip Brekalo has been responsible for four assists so far and with this has fought his way to 46th place in the statistics of his club. With 41 shots taken so far, he has had the third-most attempts on goal of any VfL Wolfsburg player. Until now, he has been responsible for 47 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself second place within the statistics of his club. In 19 of the previous 30 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 30 games, he won 11 with his club. Additionally, the player with the shirt number 7 was substituted in for 11 games.
The 1.75m-tall midfielder played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2019/20 season (27 June 2020). Playing for VfL Wolfsburg, he lost against FC Bayern München 0-4. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 61 minutes. Josip Brekalo shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times, which is the highest amount of any player in the club. In terms of total touches, he had 37 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 14 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Josip Brekalo was able to win six. He covered a distance of 7.4 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 20 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Josip Brekalo has played 86 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 28. He has netted 10 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. Thus far, he has completed 72 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of nine goals.