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, the 25-year-old has scored five goals and takes fourth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Christopher Nkunku and Emil Forsberg. With six assists, Yussuf Poulsen presently has the third-most in his team along with Marcel Sabitzer and Konrad Laimer. With 32 shots taken so far, the 1.92m-tall forward has had the fifth-most attempts on goal of any RB Leipzig player. With 17 passes to a shot, he currently occupies seventh place within the team statistics along with Lukas Klostermann. In 12 of the previous 22 games of the season, Yussuf Poulsen was in the starting line-up. Of these 22 games, he won 10 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for 10 games.
Yussuf Poulsen played his last game on the 27th matchday of the 2019/20 season (24 May 2020). Playing for RB Leipzig, he won against 1. FSV Mainz 05 5-0. He played as a forward throughout this entire game. There, the player with the shirt number 9 scored one goal and provided two assists. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of four times. In terms of total touches, he had 36 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 23 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 13. During his total playing time in this game, Yussuf Poulsen ran 11 km and thus covered a longer distance than all other players in the game. In doing so, he had a total of 26 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Yussuf Poulsen has played 112 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 58. 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 29 balls in the net.