Matheus Santos Carneiro da Cunha | Playerprofile
Matheus Cunha was born on 27 May 1999 in Joao Pessoa and plays for RB Leipzig. He played for Coritiba FC from 2014-2017, for FC Sion from 2017-2018 and has played for RB Leipzig since 2018.
Current season 2019/20
With one assist, the 1.83m-tall forward presently has the seventh-most in his team along with Konrad Laimer and Lukas Klostermann. With 10 shots taken so far, the 20-year-old has had the seventh-most attempts on goal of any RB Leipzig 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, Christopher Nkunku, Marcel Sabitzer, Marcel Halstenberg, Uwe Hünemeier (SC Paderborn 07), Kai Pröger (SC Paderborn 07), Florian Niederlechner (FC Augsburg), Amine Harit (FC Schalke 04), Salif Sané (FC Schalke 04), Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04) and Daniel Caligiuri (FC Schalke 04). With four passes to a shot, the player with the shirt number 20 currently occupies ninth place within the team statistics along with Nordi Mukiele and Marcelo Saracchi. In two of the previous seven games of the season, Matheus Cunha was in the starting line-up. Of these seven games, he won 2 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for five games.
Matheus Cunha played his last game on the 10th matchday of the 2019/20 season (2 November 2019). He was victorious over 1. FSV Mainz 05 while playing for RB Leipzig with a score of 8-0. He was substituted in and played as a midfielder for a total of 28 minutes in this game. Matheus Cunha shot at the opponent's goal a total of one time. In terms of total touches, he had 20 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had nine tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Matheus Cunha was able to win four. He covered a distance of 3.5 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of eight sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Matheus Cunha has played 32 matches in 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 RB Leipzig. Here, Matheus Cunha has put a total of two balls in the net.