Leon Patrick Bailey Butler | Playerprofile
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 1.78m-tall forward has scored five goals for his team and is therefore the third-best scorer of his squad. With six assists, he currently has the second-most in his team along with Nadiem Amiri. In total, the 23-year-old has taken 45 shots at goal and therefore fought his way to 10th place in the league-wide statistics. Up to now, he has hit the post two times. With this, he has had the fourth-most in the league along with Milot Rashica (SV Werder Bremen), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund), Youssoufa Moukoko (Borussia Dortmund), Sergio Córdova (DSC Arminia Bielefeld), Mateo Klimowicz (VfB Stuttgart), John Anthony Brooks (VfL Wolfsburg), Marcel Sabitzer (RB Leipzig), Yussuf Poulsen (RB Leipzig), Alexander Sørloth (RB Leipzig), Patrick Herrmann (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Jean-Philippe Mateta (1. FSV Mainz 05), Robin Quaison (1. FSV Mainz 05), Karim Onisiwo (1. FSV Mainz 05), Lucas Höler (Sport-Club Freiburg), Nils Petersen (Sport-Club Freiburg) and Lucas Alario. Leon Bailey has been responsible for 39 assists shot at the goal so far and therefore leads the statistics within his squad for this category. In 20 of the previous 22 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 22 games, he won 10 with his club. Additionally, Leon Bailey was substituted in for two games.
Leon Bailey presently ranks as one of the best crossers in the Bundesliga: he has played 92 crosses into the penalty area of his opponent this season and hence he is presently the ninth-best crosser. He is one of the strongest runners in the Bundesliga. His total number of sprints this season is 613 (rank 6).
Bundesliga career and records
The player with the shirt number 9 has played 111 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 50. 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 25 balls in the net.