Marcel Schmelzer | Playerprofile
Marcel Schmelzer was born on 22 January 1988 in Magdeburg and plays for Borussia Dortmund.
Current season 2019/20
Marcel Schmelzer has played one game in the 2019/20 season so far. In this game, he was substituted in.
The player with the shirt number 29 played his last game on the seventh matchday of the 2019/20 season (5 October 2019). Playing for Borussia Dortmund, he played against SC Freiburg and tied with 2-2. He was substituted in and played as a defender for a total of three minutes in this game. In terms of total touches, Marcel Schmelzer had three individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had two tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win one. Marcel Schmelzer was additionally able to make one successful pass. He covered a distance of 1 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of one sprint.
Bundesliga career and records
Marcel Schmelzer has played 252 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 143. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Borussia Dortmund. Here, the 1.8m-tall defender has put a total of two balls in the net. He took the German championship title in 2010/11 and 2011/12 while playing for Borussia Dortmund. With a total of 252 matches played throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga, he presently has played the 21st-most career matches.
Up to now, Marcel Schmelzer has played 16 international matches for Germany. He won the DFB-Pokal in 2011/12 and 2016/17 with Borussia Dortmund. He won the Supercup in 2013 and 2014 with Borussia Dortmund.