VfL Wolfsburg

Xaver Schlager | Playerprofile

Xaver Schlager
Austrian at
23 years
174 cm
4 hours ago

Xaver Schlager was born on 28 September 1997 in Linz and plays for VfL Wolfsburg. He played for SC St. Valentin from 2003-2009, for FC Red Bull Salzburg from 2009-2019 and has played for VfL Wolfsburg since 2019.

Current season 2020/21

In this season, the 23-year-old has scored one goal and takes seventh place within his squad. He shares this rank with John Anthony Brooks and Maximilian Philipp. With one assist, the player with the shirt number 24 presently has the sixth-most in his team along with Joao Victor, Maxence Lacroix, Jérôme Roussillon, Wout Weghorst, Josip Brekalo, Ridle Baku and Kevin Mbabu. In 15 of the previous 17 games of the season, the 1.74m-tall midfielder was in the starting line-up. Of these 17 games, he won 7 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for two games.

His pass success rate amounts to 79.45 per cent, with which Xaver Schlager occupies fifth place in the team-internal statistics. His tackle success rate amounts to 53.27 per cent. With this, he occupies third place in the team-internal statistics. He is credited as being especially assertive on the pitch. Hence, he has already won 228 tackling duels and in doing so has fought his way to the eighth rank in the league.

Last game

Xaver Schlager played his last game on the 18th matchday of the 2020/21 season (23 January 2021). Playing for VfL Wolfsburg, he won against Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1-0. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, Xaver Schlager had 49 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 43 tackle challenges in the last match – the highest number in this game. Of these, he was able to win 27. Xaver Schlager was additionally able to make 21 successful passes. He covered a distance of 12.4 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 21 sprints.

Bundesliga career and records

Xaver Schlager has played 40 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 18. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of VfL Wolfsburg. Here, Xaver Schlager has put a total of two balls in the net.