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 2019/20
With one assist, the 1.9m-tall defender presently has the fourth-most in his team along with Ronaël Pierre-Gabriel and Levin Öztunali. The 23-year-old was in the starting line-up in all previous 10 games of the season. Of these, he won three games with his club.
His pass success rate amounts to 86.81 per cent, with which the player with the shirt number 19 occupies third place in the team-internal statistics. He has a tackle success rate of 57.23 per cent, which results in him leading the team-internal statistics for this category.
Moussa Niakhaté played his last game on the 11th matchday of the 2019/20 season (9 November 2019). Playing for 1. FSV Mainz 05, he lost against 1. FC Union Berlin 2-3. He played as a defender throughout this entire game. Here, he provided one assist. In terms of total touches, he had 84 individual ball possessions, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. Furthermore, Moussa Niakhaté had 29 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 17. He was additionally able to make 54 successful passes – the best performance in the game. He covered a distance of 10.9 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Moussa Niakhaté had a total of 20 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Moussa Niakhaté has played 43 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 14. 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 one ball in the net.