Yussuf Yurary Poulsen | Playerprofile
Yussuf Poulsen was born on 15 June 1994 in Kopenhagen and plays for RB Leipzig. He played for Boldklubben Skjold from 2000-2008, for Lyngby BK from 2008-2013 and has played for RB Leipzig since 2013.
Current season 2020/21
In the current season, the player with the shirt number 9 has put the ball in the net four times. Along with Angeliño, he is the top-ranked player in this category. With two assists, Yussuf Poulsen currently has the third-most in his team along with Angeliño. With 24 shots taken so far, the 1.92m-tall forward has had the third-most attempts on goal of any RB Leipzig player. Up to now, he has hit the post two times. With this, he has had the first-most in the league along with Patrick Herrmann (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Jadon Sancho (Borussia Dortmund), Krzysztof Piatek (Hertha BSC), Jean-Philippe Mateta (1. FSV Mainz 05), Robin Quaison (1. FSV Mainz 05), Sergio Córdova (DSC Arminia Bielefeld), Mateo Klimowicz (VfB Stuttgart), Nicolás González (VfB Stuttgart), Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München), Lucas Höler (Sport-Club Freiburg) and Nils Petersen (Sport-Club Freiburg). Until now, the 26-year-old has been responsible for 10 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself seventh place within the statistics of his club. In eight of the previous 15 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 15 games, he won 7 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for seven games.
Bundesliga career and records
Yussuf Poulsen has played 127 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 65. 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 33 balls in the net. With a total of 33 goals in his Bundesliga career so far, he presently takes 27th place on the active scoring chart.