Leonardo Jesus Loureiro Bittencourt | Playerprofile
Leonardo Bittencourt was born on 19 December 1993 in Leipzig and plays for SV Werder Bremen. He played for FC Energie Cottbus from 1998-2012, for Borussia Dortmund from 2012-2013, for Hannover 96 from 2013-2015, for 1. FC Köln from 2015-2018, for TSG Hoffenheim from 2018-2019 and has played for SV Werder Bremen since 2019.
Current season 2019/20
In this season, Leonardo Bittencourt has scored four goals and takes second place within his squad. He shares this rank with Davy Klaassen and Yuya Osako. With two assists, the 1.71m-tall midfielder presently has the fourth-most in his team along with Maximilian Eggestein and Joshua Sargent. With 42 shots taken so far, the 26-year-old has had the second-most attempts on goal of any SV Werder Bremen player. Up to now, he has hit the post two times. With this, he has had the sixth-most in the league along with Breel Embolo (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Denis Zakaria (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Karim Bellarabi (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Robert Skov (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Matheus Cunha (Hertha BSC), Filip Kostic (Eintracht Frankfurt), Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04), Daniel Caligiuri (FC Schalke 04), Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München), Valon Berisha (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FC Union Berlin), Christopher Lenz (1. FC Union Berlin) and Simon Terodde (1. FC Köln). With 30 passes to a shot, the player with the shirt number 10 currently occupies third place within the team statistics along with Maximilian Eggestein. In 21 of the previous 25 games of the season, Leonardo Bittencourt was in the starting line-up. Of these 25 games, he won 6 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for four games.
Leonardo Bittencourt has been fouled 50 times this season. He therefore occupies eighth position in the league-wide statistics.
Leonardo Bittencourt played his last game on the 24th matchday of the 2019/20 season (3 June 2020). Playing for SV Werder Bremen, he lost against Eintracht Frankfurt 0-3. He was substituted in and played as a forward for a total of 14 minutes in this game. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of one time. In terms of total touches, he had nine individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had one tackle challenge in the last match. He covered a distance of 2.1 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of four sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Leonardo Bittencourt has played 175 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 54. He has netted 22 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. Thus far, Leonardo Bittencourt has completed 24 matches with his current squad. Here, he has scored a total of four goals.