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, the 25-year-old has scored one goal and takes sixth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Theodor Gebre Selassie, Marco Friedl and Johannes Eggestein. With 14 shots taken so far, the 1.71m-tall midfielder has had the sixth-most attempts on goal of any SV Werder Bremen player. Up to now, he has hit the post one time. With this, he has had the fourth-most in the league along with Jhon Cordoba (1. FC Köln), Sebastian Rudy (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Robert Skov (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Sargis Adamyan (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FC Union Berlin), Marvin Friedrich (1. FC Union Berlin), Marko Grujic (Hertha BSC), Davie Selke (Hertha BSC), Javairo Dilrosun (Hertha BSC), Yussuf Poulsen (RB Leipzig), Matheus Cunha (RB Leipzig), Christopher Nkunku (RB Leipzig), Marcel Sabitzer (RB Leipzig), Marcel Halstenberg (RB Leipzig), Uwe Hünemeier (SC Paderborn 07), Kai Pröger (SC Paderborn 07), Florian Niederlechner (FC Augsburg), Amine Harit (FC Schalke 04), Salif Sané (FC Schalke 04) and Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04). Until now, the player with the shirt number 10 has been responsible for 13 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself fourth place within the statistics of his club. In eight of the previous nine games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these nine games, he won 2 with his club. Additionally, Leonardo Bittencourt was substituted in for one game.
Leonardo Bittencourt has been fouled 28 times this season. He therefore occupies second position in the league-wide statistics.
Leonardo Bittencourt played his last game on the 11th matchday of the 2019/20 season (10 November 2019). Playing for SV Werder Bremen, he lost to Borussia M'gladbach 1-3. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. In doing so, he scored one goal. Leonardo Bittencourt shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times. In terms of total touches, he had 63 individual ball possessions, which is the highest amount of any player in his club. Furthermore, he had 28 tackle challenges in the last match – the highest number in this game. Of these, Leonardo Bittencourt was able to win 17 – and therefore was more successful than any other player in this game. He covered a distance of 10.7 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he ran, like no other player in the game, a total of 30 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Leonardo Bittencourt has played 159 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 50. He has netted 19 goals throughout his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, he has completed eight matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of one goal.