Stefan Lainer | Playerprofile
Stefan Lainer was born on 27 August 1992 in Salzburg and plays for Borussia Mönchengladbach. He played for SV Seekirchen from 2000-2006, for FC Red Bull Salzburg from 2006-2011, for SV Grödig from 2011-2012, for FC Liefering from 2012-2014, for SV Guntamatic Ried from 2014-2015, for FC Red Bull Salzburg from 2015-2019 and has played for Borussia M'gladbach since 2019.
Current season 2020/21
In the ongoing season, the player with the shirt number 18 has scored two goals and takes 10th place within his squad. He shares this rank with Matthias Ginter and Valentino Lazaro. With two assists, Stefan Lainer presently has the fifth-most in his team along with Christoph Kramer, Hannes Wolf, Marcus Thuram and Breel Embolo. In 31 of the previous 33 games of the season, Stefan Lainer was in the starting line-up. Of these 33 games, he won 13 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for two games.
His pass success rate amounts to 77.87 per cent, with which Stefan Lainer occupies fifth place in the team-internal statistics. His tackle success rate amounts to 51.31 per cent. With this, he occupies fourth place in the team-internal statistics. He is one of the strongest runners in the Bundesliga. His total number of sprints this season is 895 (rank 3).
The 1.75m-tall defender played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2020/21 season (22 May 2021). Playing for Borussia M'gladbach, he won against SV Werder Bremen 4-2. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. Here, he provided one assist. In terms of total touches, he had 69 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Stefan Lainer had 24 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 12. He was additionally able to make 33 successful passes. During his total playing time in this game, he ran 11.4 km and thus covered a longer distance than all other players in the club. In doing so, Stefan Lainer ran, like no other player in the game, a total of 34 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Stefan Lainer has played 64 matches throughout 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 Borussia Mönchengladbach. Here, the 28-year-old has put a total of three balls in the net.