Moussa Niakhaté | Playerprofile
Moussa Niakhaté was born on 8 March 1996 in Roubaix and plays for 1. FSV Mainz 05. He played for AMCS Comines from 2002-2004, for Lille OSC from 2004-2011, for ES Wasquehal from 2011-2012, for US Boulogne from 2012-2013, for US Valenciennes from 2013-2017, for FC Metz from 2017-2018 and has played for 1. FSV Mainz 05 since 2018.
Current season 2020/21
In the ongoing season, the 25-year-old has scored three goals and takes fourth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Kevin Stöger. With one assist, the 1.9m-tall defender presently has the sixth-most in his team along with Jean-Philippe Mateta, Daniel Brosinski, Jeremiah St. Juste, Robin Quaison, Stefan Bell, Dominik Kohr and Danny da Costa. Moussa Niakhaté was in the starting line-up in all previous 30 games of the season. Of these, he won nine games with his club.
With a pass success rate of 79.8 per cent, the player with the shirt number 19 now occupies second place within his squad. Furthermore, he has attained the third position on his squad's leaderboard for a tackle success rate of 53.49 per cent.
Moussa Niakhaté played his last game on the 32nd matchday of the 2020/21 season (9 May 2021). Playing for 1. FSV Mainz 05, he played against Eintracht Frankfurt and tied with 1-1. He played as a defender throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, Moussa Niakhaté had 35 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 12 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win eight. Moussa Niakhaté was additionally able to make 13 successful passes. He covered a distance of 10.3 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of six sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Moussa Niakhaté has played 96 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 31. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of 1. FSV Mainz 05. Here, Moussa Niakhaté has put a total of five balls in the net.