All goals of Leon Bailey
Leon Bailey was born on 9 August 1997 in Kingston and plays for Bayer 04 Leverkusen. He played for USK Anif from 2011-2012, for FC Liefering from 2012-2013, for FK AS Trencin from 2013-2015, for KRC Genk from 2015-2017 and has played for Bayer 04 Leverkusen since 2017.
Current season 2020/21
In the ongoing season, the 23-year-old has scored nine goals and takes second place within his squad. He shares this rank with Patrik Schick. Leon Bailey has been responsible for eight assists so far and with this has fought his way to 15th place in the statistics of his club. He has taken more shots at goal than anyone else on the team (60 shots). Up to now, he has hit the post two times. With this, he has had the sixth-most in the league along with Kingsley Coman (FC Bayern München), Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Youssoufa Moukoko (Borussia Dortmund), Lucas Alario, Marcel Sabitzer (RB Leipzig), Yussuf Poulsen (RB Leipzig), Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig), Alexander Sørloth (RB Leipzig), André Silva (Eintracht Frankfurt), Lucas Höler (Sport-Club Freiburg), Nils Petersen (Sport-Club Freiburg), John Anthony Brooks (VfL Wolfsburg), Jean-Philippe Mateta (1. FSV Mainz 05), Robin Quaison (1. FSV Mainz 05), Karim Onisiwo (1. FSV Mainz 05), Ihlas Bebou (TSG Hoffenheim), Robert Skov (TSG Hoffenheim), Roberto Massimo (VfB Stuttgart) and Mateo Klimowicz (VfB Stuttgart). The 1.78m-tall forward has been responsible for 52 assists shot at the goal so far and therefore leads the statistics within his squad for this category. In 25 of the previous 30 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 30 games, he won 13 with his club. Additionally, the player with the shirt number 9 was substituted in for five games.
Leon Bailey currently ranks as one of the best crossers in the Bundesliga: he has played 131 crosses into the penalty area of his opponent this season and hence he is presently the eighth-best crosser. He is one of the strongest runners in the Bundesliga. His total number of sprints this season is 851 (rank 7). His maximum speed is currently 35.62 km/h, securing him seventh place in the league statistics.
Leon Bailey played his last game on the 32nd matchday of the 2020/21 season (8 May 2021). Playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he played against SV Werder Bremen and tied with 0-0. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 45 minutes. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times. In terms of total touches, Leon Bailey had 23 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had seven tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win six. Leon Bailey covered a distance of 5.3 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 13 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Leon Bailey has played 119 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 53. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Here, Leon Bailey has put a total of 28 balls in the net.
News & videos
Leon Bailey: "I want to entertain like Ronaldinho did"
Leverkusen's Leon Bailey sits down with bundesliga.com to discuss his form in 2020/21, wanting to entertain audiences like Ronaldinho and much more...
Bailey, Diaby and Leverkusen's wing wonders
bundesliga.com looks at whether Bayer Leverkusen have quietly assembled the league’s best stable of wingers.
Leon Bailey 2020/21: the best yet?
The Jamaican winger has hit higher notes than ever before this season - bundesliga.com explains why...