Joel Pohjanpalo


  • matches played 200
  • goals 62
  • assists 3
  • Last appearance (days ago) 8

Joel Pohjanpalo stands 184cm high and thus is about the same height as his team on average. So far in the 2018/2019 season, Joel Pohjanpalo competed in five fixtures. Born on September 13, 1994, his age of 24 underlies his team's mean. In UEFA Europa League, Bayer Leverkusen is in first position and in Bundesliga (Germany) they are in fifth place. Finnish forward Joel Pohjanpalo, who is currently under contract to Bayer Leverkusen in Germany, joined the club September 1, 2013.

He prefers to play with his right foot, as do 67% of his teammates. Throughout his time as professional football player, he was sanctioned with a card only eight times resulting in a mean value of 0.38 cards per play time. This season he was given but one penalty. Considering he weighs around 182.98lb, Joel Pohjanpalo is approximately 9lb heavier than the average player of Bayer Leverkusen. Throughout his professional career, he participated in 177 games, the last appearance being 417 days ago.

The contemporary term does not appear to be his best one yet, as he managed to just score twice (0.4 per match) but failed to help his teammates to do so. On the whole, Joel Pohjanpalo joined the pitch 77 times and left it 58 times after the start of the match. In the present term, he left as many games before the final whistle as he joined after match start. Nine months was the stubbiest period that he was contracted to a team (VfR 1921 Aalen from Germany)

As for winning percentages, he won with Bayer Leverkusen 67% of their home matches (67% in total) in UEFA Europa League and 60% of their home matches (60% in total) in Bundesliga. Bayer Leverkusen enjoys a 4-game winning streak during the last 5 games of the current season. Joel Pohjanpalo is playing as forward in Bayer Leverkusen together with Isaac Thelin, Kevin Volland, Lucas Alario, Paulinho, Leon Bailey and Julian Brandt. He received the jersey number 17 at Bayer Leverkusen.

With each day at Bayer Leverkusen, he is extending his personal record stay with a club which counts five years and 8 months for the time being. Prior to joining Bayer Leverkusen, Joel Pohjanpalo played for VfR 1921 Aalen, Klubi 04, Fortuna Dusseldorf and HJK Helsinki. In terms of top seasons, the Veikkausliiga 2012 (Finland) was his best one yet, breaking one personal record in terms of goals.

(Last edited May 9, 2019)