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 2020/21
In the ongoing season, the 21-year-old has scored six goals, which makes him the top scorer of his squad. With two assists, he currently has the third-most in his team along with Maximilian Mittelstädt. With 45 shots taken in total, the 1.83m-tall forward has guaranteed himself, along with Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund), Wout Weghorst (VfL Wolfsburg) and Nicolás González (VfB Stuttgart), the fourth place ranking in the league. The player with the shirt number 10 has been responsible for 30 assists shot at the goal so far and therefore leads the statistics within his squad for this category. In 15 of the previous 16 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 16 games, he won 4 with his club. Additionally, Matheus Cunha was substituted in for one game.
Matheus Cunha has suffered 40 fouls so far and shares third place in the league-wide statistics for this category with Lucas Höler (Sport-Club Freiburg). Matheus Cunha is credited as being especially assertive on the pitch. Hence, he has already won 229 tackling duels and in doing so has fought his way to the seventh rank in the league.
Matheus Cunha played his last game on the 18th matchday of the 2020/21 season (23 January 2021). Playing for Hertha BSC, he lost against SV Werder Bremen 1-4. He played as a forward throughout this entire game. Matheus Cunha shot at the opponent's goal a total of five times. In terms of total touches, he had 58 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 38 tackle challenges in the last match – the highest number in this game. Of these, Matheus Cunha was able to win 18 – and therefore was more successful than any other player in this game. He covered a distance of 9.3 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 62 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 25. He has netted 13 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. Thus far, he has completed 27 matches with his present squad. Here, Matheus Cunha has scored a total of 11 goals.