Timo Werner | Playerprofile
Timo Werner was born on 6 March 1996 in Stuttgart and plays for RB Leipzig. He played for TSV Steinhaldenfeld from 2001-2002, for VfB Stuttgart from 2002-2016 and has played for RB Leipzig since 2016.
Current season 2019/20
In the current season, Timo Werner has already scored 11 goals, which puts him in the second position on the league's scorer list. With four assists, he presently has the fifth-most in the league together with Yussuf Poulsen, Christopher Nkunku, Erik Thommy (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Alassane Pléa (Borussia Mönchengladbach) and László Benes (Borussia Mönchengladbach). In total, the 1.8m-tall forward has taken 39 shots at goal and therefore fought his way to second place in the league-wide statistics. With 23 passes to a shot, he currently occupies sixth place in the league statistics together with Christopher Trimmel (1. FC Union Berlin) and Nuri Sahin (SV Werder Bremen). The player with the shirt number 11 was in the starting line-up in all previous 11 games of the season. Of these, he won six games with his club.
Timo Werner played his last game on the 11th matchday of the 2019/20 season (9 November 2019). Playing for RB Leipzig, he won against Hertha BSC 4-2. He played as a forward throughout this entire game. There, the 23-year-old scored two goals and provided one assist. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of four times, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. In terms of total touches, he had 46 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 12 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win two. He covered a distance of 10.7 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 38 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Timo Werner has played 199 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 80. He has netted 74 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. Thus far, he has completed 104 matches with his present squad. Here, Timo Werner has scored a total of 61 goals. With a total of 74 goals in his Bundesliga career so far, he presently takes seventh place on the active scoring chart.
Up to now, Timo Werner has played 28 international matches for Germany. He scored a total of 11 goals in these games. He claimed the Confederations Cup with Germany in 2017.