Lucas Nicolás Alario | Playerprofile
Lucas Alario was born on 8 October 1992 in Tostado and plays for Bayer 04 Leverkusen. He played for Club San Lorenzo de Tostado from 2007-2010, for CA Colon de Santa Fe from 2011-2015, for CA River Plate from 2015-2017 and has played for Bayer 04 Leverkusen since 2017.
Current season 2019/20
In the current season, the 27-year-old has scored two goals and takes second place within his squad. He shares this rank with Kai Havertz and Karim Bellarabi. With one assist, the player with the shirt number 13 presently has the third-most in his team along with Charles Aránguiz, Kai Havertz, Karim Bellarabi, Nadiem Amiri, Kerem Demirbay and Julian Baumgartlinger. With 21 shots taken so far, Lucas Alario has had the third-most attempts on goal of any Bayer 04 Leverkusen 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). With seven passes to a shot, the 1.85m-tall forward currently occupies seventh place within the team statistics along with Charles Aránguiz and Julian Baumgartlinger. In five of the previous nine games of the season, Lucas Alario was in the starting line-up. Of these nine games, he won 4 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for four games.
Lucas Alario played his last game on the 10th matchday of the 2019/20 season (2 November 2019). Playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he lost against Borussia M'gladbach 1-2. He played as a forward throughout this entire game. Here, he provided one assist. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of six times, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. In terms of total touches, he had 35 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Lucas Alario had 24 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 14. He covered a distance of 10 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 25 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Lucas Alario has played 59 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 29. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Here, Lucas Alario has put a total of 20 balls in the net.