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Axel Witsel


  • matches played 532
  • goals 76
  • assists 20
  • Last appearance (days ago) 7

Axel Witsel is a right footer just as 64% of Borussia Dortmund. Axel Witsel had 70 match appearances this season. Back in 2018, Flemish midfielder Axel Witsel's contract with Borussia Dortmund (Germany), the club he is still a member of, took effect. He is currently second in Club Friendly Games, first in group A of UEFA Champions League, second in Int. Champions Cup and second in Bundesliga (Germany) with his team Borussia Dortmund. He stands 186cm high and thus is 4cm taller than his team on average.

The 30-year-old Axel Witsel was born on January 12, 1989 and is therefore NaN years younger than his team's average age. The longest period that he stayed in a team was five years and a day in Standard Liege (Belgium) His shortest spell with a club currently counts ten months in his latest side. After an overall look at his career, we can see that Axel Witsel was substituted in 20 times but never out. In the active season, he was taken out more often just like in the previous one.

Before joining Borussia Dortmund, he was engaged in the squads of Standard Liege, Benfica Lisbon, FC Zenit St Petersburg and Tianjin FC. Apart from Axel Witsel, Jacob Bruun Larsen, Mahmoud Dahoud, Mario Gotze, Julian Weigl, Marius Wolf, Thomas Delaney, Sergio Gomez and Christian Pulisic are also midfielders of Borussia Dortmund. This season he scored nine and assisted three goals which is 5.1% of all of Borussia Dortmund's goals in Bundesliga 18/19 (Germany). On average, he initialized 0.04 and hit the net 0.13 times per match this season which is a worse performance than last year's. Back then 0.15 goals and 0.07 assists per match have been achieved.

Concerning the latest matches, his club tied in Club Friendly Games, won in UEFA Champions League, won in Int. Champions Cup plus won in Bundesliga. At 160.94lb, Axel Witsel carries 6lb less than the average Borussia Dortmund player. He impressed in Jupiler Pro League 10/11 (Belgium), reaching his personal record of match appearances as well as goals. Throughout his time as professional football player, he was sanctioned with a card 64 times resulting in a mean value of 1.49 cards per play time. This season he was given six yellow and one red cards.

Axel Witsel played 424 matches in total and hindermost appeared two days ago. On average, he has participated in 9.9 matches per season. His portfolio includes one accidental own goal, which happened with Standard Liege in a match of Jupiler Pro League 10/11 (Belgium). He wears the jerses number 28 strip at Borussia Dortmund.

(Last edited May 13, 2019)