Sven Bender | Playerprofile
Sven Bender was born on 27 April 1989 in Rosenheim and plays for Bayer 04 Leverkusen. He played for TSV Brannenburg from 1993-1999, for SpVgg Unterhaching from 1999-2002, for TSV 1860 München from 2002-2009, for TSV München 1860 II from 2002-2009, for Borussia Dortmund from 2009-2017 and has played for Bayer 04 Leverkusen since 2017.
Current season 2019/20
The 30-year-old was in the starting line-up in all previous 11 games of the season. Of these, he won five games with his club. His pass success rate amounts to 94.99 per cent. This result enables Sven Bender to occupy second place in the league ranking for this category. His tackle success rate amounts to 60 per cent. With this, he occupies second place in the team-internal statistics. He has had 1,068 individual ball possessions this season. With this, he occupies second place in the Bundesliga statistics for this category.
Sven Bender played his last game on the 11th matchday of the 2019/20 season (10 November 2019). Playing for Bayer 04 Leverkusen, he won against VfL Wolfsburg 2-0. He played as a defender throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, the player with the shirt number 5 had 84 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 21 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win nine. He was additionally able to make 54 successful passes. He covered a distance of 11.9 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 13 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
The 1.86m-tall defender has played 225 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 134. He has netted six goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, Sven Bender has completed 67 matches with his present squad. Here, he has scored a total of two goals. He took the German championship title in 2010/11 and 2011/12 while playing for Borussia Dortmund. With a total of 225 matches played throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga, Sven Bender presently has played the 29th-most career matches.
Up to now, Sven Bender has played seven international matches for Germany. He won the DFB-Pokal in 2011/12 and 2016/17 with Borussia Dortmund. He won the Supercup in 2013 and 2014 with Borussia Dortmund.