Saša Kalajdžić | Playerprofile
Saša Kalajdžić was born on 7 July 1997 in Wien and plays for VfB Stuttgart. He played for SV Donau from 2004-2006, for SR Donaufeld from 2006-2010, for First Vienna FC from 2010-2014, for SR Donaufeld from 2014-2016, for FC FLYERALARM Admira Wacker from 2016-2019 and has played for VfB Stuttgart since 2019.
Current season 2020/21
In this season, the 23-year-old has already scored three goals and, along with Serge Gnabry (FC Bayern München), Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München) and André Silva (Eintracht Frankfurt), has the fifth-most attempts on goal within the league. With one assist, Saša Kalajdžić presently has the second-most in his team along with Philipp Klement, Gonzalo Castro, Silas Wamangituka and Mateo Klimowicz. In total, Saša Kalajdžić has taken 13 shots at goal and therefore fought his way to seventh place in the league-wide statistics. Up to now, he has hit the post one time. With this, he has had the first-most in the league along with Krzysztof Piatek (Hertha BSC), Roberto Massimo, Konstantinos Mavropanos, Jean-Manuel Mbom (SV Werder Bremen), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Thomas Meunier (Borussia Dortmund), Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund), Florian Wirtz (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Emil Forsberg (RB Leipzig), Niklas Süle (FC Bayern München), Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München), Florian Neuhaus (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Maximilian Arnold (VfL Wolfsburg), Sebastian Andersson (1. FC Köln), Martin Hinteregger (Eintracht Frankfurt) and Sheraldo Becker (1. FC Union Berlin). Until now, the 2m-tall forward has been responsible for five passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself third place within the statistics of his club. In three of the previous four games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these four games, he won 2 with his club. Additionally, the player with the shirt number 9 was substituted in for one game.
Saša Kalajdžić has been fouled nine times this season. He therefore occupies sixth position in the league-wide statistics. With 19 aerial duels won, he shows that he belongs to the strongest of this category league-wide. He shares fifth place in the statistics with Josuha Guilavogui (VfL Wolfsburg).
Saša Kalajdžić played his last game on the fourth matchday of the 2020/21 season (17 October 2020). Playing for VfB Stuttgart, he won against Hertha BSC 2-0. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a forward for 87 minutes. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of three times, which is the highest amount of any player in the club. In terms of total touches, he had 35 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 28 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 10. He covered a distance of 10.9 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 24 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Saša Kalajdžić has played four matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won two. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of VfB Stuttgart. Here, he has put a total of three balls in the net.