Matheus Santos Carneiro da Cunha | Playerprofile
Matheus Cunha was born on 27 May 1999 in Joao Pessoa and plays for Hertha Berlin. He played for Coritiba FC from 2014-2017, for FC Sion from 2017-2018, for RB Leipzig from 2018-2020 and has played for Hertha BSC since 2020.
Current season 2019/20
In this season, the player with the shirt number 26 has scored four goals and takes third place within his squad. He shares this rank with Marko Grujic, Javairo Dilrosun and Dedryck Boyata. Up to this point, the 1.83m-tall forward has had one assist resulting in a goal. With 29 shots taken so far, he has had the fourth-most attempts on goal of any Hertha Berlin player. Up to now, he has hit the post two times. With this, he has had the sixth-most in the league along with Karim Bellarabi (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Robert Skov (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Filip Kostic (Eintracht Frankfurt), Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04), Daniel Caligiuri (FC Schalke 04), Leonardo Bittencourt (SV Werder Bremen), Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München), Valon Berisha (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Breel Embolo (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Denis Zakaria (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FC Union Berlin), Christopher Lenz (1. FC Union Berlin) and Simon Terodde (1. FC Köln). Matheus Cunha additionally made 10 passes to a shot. In nine of the previous 17 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 17 games, he won 7 with his club. Additionally, Matheus Cunha was substituted in for eight games.
The 21-year-old played his last game on the 28th matchday of the 2019/20 season (27 May 2020). Playing for Hertha BSC, he played against RB Leipzig and tied with 2-2. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. Here, Matheus Cunha provided one assist. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. In terms of total touches, he had 38 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Matheus Cunha had 41 tackle challenges in the last match – the highest number in this game. Of these, he was able to win 24 – and therefore was more successful than any other player in this game. He covered a distance of 9.6 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 21 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Matheus Cunha has played 42 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 20. He has netted six goals throughout his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, he has completed seven matches with his current squad. Here, he has scored a total of four goals.