Marcus Lilian Thuram-Ulien | Playerprofile
Marcus Thuram was born on 6 August 1997 in Parma and plays for Borussia Mönchengladbach. He played for Olympique Neuilly from 2007-2010, for AC de Boulogne-Billancourt from 2010-2012, for FC Sochaux from 2012-2017, for En Avant de Guingamp from 2017-2019 and has played for Borussia M'gladbach since 2019.
Current season 2019/20
In the ongoing season, the 22-year-old has scored six goals and takes third place within his squad. He shares this rank with Lars Stindl. With eight assists, the 1.92m-tall forward presently has the seventh-most in the league together with Filip Kostic (Eintracht Frankfurt). With 47 shots taken so far, Marcus Thuram has had the second-most attempts on goal of any Borussia Mönchengladbach player. Up to now, he has hit the post two times. With this, he has had the fifth-most in the league along with Simon Terodde (1. FC Köln), Karim Bellarabi (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Matheus Cunha (Hertha BSC), Leonardo Bittencourt (SV Werder Bremen), Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04), Daniel Caligiuri (FC Schalke 04), Robert Skov (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FC Union Berlin), Christopher Lenz (1. FC Union Berlin), Alassane Pléa, Breel Embolo and Denis Zakaria. Until now, Marcus Thuram has been responsible for 25 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself third place within the statistics of his club. In 22 of the previous 25 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 25 games, he won 15 with his club. Additionally, the player with the shirt number 10 was substituted in for three games.
Marcus Thuram has suffered 49 fouls so far and shares fourth place in the league-wide statistics for this category with Jhon Cordoba (1. FC Köln). Marcus Thuram is credited as being especially assertive on the pitch. Hence, he has already won 334 tackling duels and in doing so has fought his way to the second rank in the league. His maximum speed at the moment is 35.6 km/h. Along with Jeremiah St. Juste (1. FSV Mainz 05), Marcus Thuram is the fifth-fastest player in the league.
Marcus Thuram played his last game on the 21st matchday of the 2019/20 season (11 March 2020). He was victorious over 1. FC Köln while playing for Borussia M'gladbach with a score of 2-1. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 88 minutes. Marcus Thuram shot at the opponent's goal a total of four times, which is the highest amount of any player in the club. In terms of total touches, he had 43 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 48 tackle challenges in the last match – the highest number in this game. Of these, he was able to win 25 – and therefore was more successful than any other player in this game. He covered a distance of 10.8 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Marcus Thuram had a total of 31 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Marcus Thuram has played 25 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 15. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Borussia Mönchengladbach. Here, he has put a total of six balls in the net.