Leon Goretzka | Playerprofile
Leon Goretzka was born on 6 February 1995 in Bochum and plays for FC Bayern München. He played for Werner SV Bochum from 1999-2001, for VfL Bochum 1848 from 2001-2013, for FC Schalke 04 from 2013-2018 and has played for FC Bayern München since 2018.
Current season 2020/21
In this season, the 1.89m-tall midfielder has scored one goal and takes sixth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Joshua Kimmich. With one assist, Leon Goretzka currently has the fifth-most in his team along with Chris Richards, Kingsley Coman, Douglas Costa and Bouna Sarr. In four of the previous five games of the season, the 25-year-old was in the starting line-up. Of these five games, he won 4 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game.
His pass success rate amounts to 90.05 per cent, with which the player with the shirt number 18 occupies third place in the team-internal statistics. His tackle success rate amounts to 58.23 per cent. With this, he occupies second place in the team-internal statistics.
Leon Goretzka played his last game on the fifth matchday of the 2020/21 season (24 October 2020). He was victorious over Eintracht Frankfurt while playing for FC Bayern München with a score of 5-0. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. Here, Leon Goretzka provided one assist. In terms of total touches, he had 50 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 18 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Leon Goretzka was able to win eight. He was additionally able to make 33 successful passes. He covered a distance of 11.1 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Leon Goretzka had a total of 28 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Leon Goretzka has played 175 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 98. He has netted 29 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, Leon Goretzka has completed 59 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of 15 goals. He took the German championship title in 2018/19 and 2019/20 while playing for FC Bayern München.
Up to now, Leon Goretzka has played 27 international matches for Germany. He scored a total of 12 goals in these games. He claimed the Confederations Cup with Germany in 2017. Leon Goretzka won the Champions League while playing for FC Bayern München in 2019/20. He won the DFB-Pokal in 2018/19 and 2019/20 with FC Bayern München. He won the Supercup in 2018 with FC Bayern München.