Paulo Henrique Sampaio Filho | Playerprofile
Paulinho was born on 15 July 2000 in Rio de Janeiro and plays for Bayer 04 Leverkusen. He played for CR Vasco da Gama from 2010-2018 and has played for Bayer 04 Leverkusen since 2018.
Current season 2019/20
In the current season, the 19-year-old has scored three goals for his team and is therefore the seventh-best scorer of his squad. With one assist, he currently has the ninth-most in his team along with Jonathan Tah, Leon Bailey, Lars Bender, Sven Bender, Julian Baumgartlinger, Lucas Alario and Daley Sinkgraven. In total, the 1.77m-tall forward has taken eight shots at goal. He additionally made two passes to a shot. In one of the previous seven games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these seven games, the player with the shirt number 7 won 4 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for six games.
Paulinho played his last game on the 25th matchday of the 2019/20 season (7 March 2020). He was victorious over Eintracht Frankfurt while playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen with a score of 4-0. He played as a forward throughout this entire game. There, he scored two goals and provided one assist. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of five times, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. In terms of total touches, he had 37 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Paulinho had 22 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win six. He covered a distance of 11.9 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 30 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Paulinho has played 22 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 10. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Bayer 04 Leverkusen. Here, he has put a total of three balls in the net.