Yussuf Yurary Poulsen | Playerprofile
Yussuf Poulsen was born on 15 June 1994 in Kopenhagen and plays for RB Leipzig. He played for Lyngby BK from 2011-2013 and has played for RB Leipzig since 2013.
Current season 2019/20
In the ongoing season, Yussuf Poulsen has scored two goals and takes fourth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Emil Forsberg and Marcel Halstenberg. With four assists, the 25-year-old presently has the fifth-most in the league together with Christopher Nkunku, Timo Werner, Erik Thommy (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Alassane Pléa (Borussia Mönchengladbach) and László Benes (Borussia Mönchengladbach). So far, the 1.92m-tall forward has taken 13 shots at goal. With this result he has secured himself, along with Christopher Nkunku, third place on the team-internal leaderboard for this category. Up to now, the player with the shirt number 9 has hit the post one time. With this, he has had the fourth-most in the league along with Jhon Cordoba (1. FC Köln), Sebastian Rudy (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Robert Skov (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Sargis Adamyan (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim), Marcus Ingvartsen (1. FC Union Berlin), Marvin Friedrich (1. FC Union Berlin), Marko Grujic (Hertha BSC), Davie Selke (Hertha BSC), Javairo Dilrosun (Hertha BSC), Matheus Cunha, Christopher Nkunku, Marcel Sabitzer, Marcel Halstenberg, Uwe Hünemeier (SC Paderborn 07), Kai Pröger (SC Paderborn 07), Florian Niederlechner (FC Augsburg), Amine Harit (FC Schalke 04), Salif Sané (FC Schalke 04), Guido Burgstaller (FC Schalke 04) and Daniel Caligiuri (FC Schalke 04). With 12 passes to a shot, Yussuf Poulsen currently occupies fourth place within the team statistics along with Emil Forsberg. In eight of the previous 10 games of the season, Yussuf Poulsen was in the starting line-up. Of these 10 games, he won 5 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for two games.
Yussuf Poulsen has suffered 21 fouls so far and shares sixth place in the league-wide statistics for this category with Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Dortmund) and Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach).
Yussuf Poulsen 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. Here, Yussuf Poulsen provided one assist. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of one time. In terms of total touches, he had 43 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Yussuf Poulsen had 29 tackle challenges in the last match – the highest number in this game. Of these, he was able to win 11. He covered a distance of 11.9 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Yussuf Poulsen had a total of 26 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Yussuf Poulsen has played 100 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 53. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of RB Leipzig. Here, Yussuf Poulsen has put a total of 26 balls in the net.