Lars Stindl

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Lars Stindl
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Personal information
Full name Lars Stindl
Date of birth (1988-08-26) 26 August 1988 (age 28)
Place of birth Speyer, West Germany
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Borussia Mönchengladbach
Number 13
Youth career
1991–2000 TSV Wiesental
2000–2007 Karlsruher SC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2010 Karlsruher SC II 49 (11)
2007–2010 Karlsruher SC 56 (13)
2010–2015 Hannover 96 131 (19)
2015– Borussia Mönchengladbach 51 (20)
National team
2007 Germany U20 3 (0)
2009 Germany U21 1 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 04:28, 26 February 2017 (UTC).
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 11 September 2009

Lars Stindl (born 26 August 1988) is a German footballer who plays for Borussia Mönchengladbach in the Bundesliga.

Club career[edit]

Born in Speyer, Stindl began his career in the youth teams for TSV Wiesental and joined a similar setup at Karlsruher SC in summer 2000.[1] He started his professional career with Karlsruher SC, making his first appearance on 15 March 2008 in the Bundesliga. He was substituted on in the 81st minute in a 0–1 defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt. On 29 November 2008, Stindl scored his first Bundesliga goal against Hannover 96. In February 2010, he announced his intention to leave Karlsruher SC. On 16 March 2010, his transfer to Hannover 96 was confirmed.[2]

On 25 March 2015 it was confirmed that Stindl would move to Borussia Mönchengladbach for the 2015–16 season.[3]

On 8 August 2015, he marked his competitive debut by scoring a brace in a 4–1 win at FC St. Pauli in the first round of the DFB-Pokal.[4]

Stindl was confirmed as Gladbach's new captain on 1 August 2016 after the retirement of previous captain Martin Stranzl and the transfer of vice-captain Granit Xhaka to Arsenal.[5]

On 23 February 2017, Stindl scored a hat-trick at ACF Fiorentina's Stadio Artemio Franchi, as Borussia overturned a 0–3 aggregate deficit to qualify for the UEFA Europa League Round of 16.[6]

International career[edit]

Stindl is a former Germany U20 international and has won one cap for the Germany U21.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 26 February 2017
Club Season League Cup1 Continental2 Total Ref.
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Karlsruhe II 2006–07 Regionalliga Süd 12 2 12 2 [8]
2007–08 26 4 26 4 [9]
2008–09 10 5 10 5 [9]
2009–10 1 0 1 0 [9]
Totals 49 11 49 11
Karlsruhe 2007–08 Bundesliga 2 0 0 0 2 0 [9]
2008–09 21 4 1 0 22 4 [9]
2009–10 2. Bundesliga 33 9 2 0 35 9 [9]
Totals 56 13 3 0 59 13
Hannover 2010–11 Bundesliga 33 2 1 0 34 2 [10]
2011–12 28 2 2 2 13 2 43 6 [11]
2012–13 18 2 2 0 9 2 29 4 [12]
2013–14 31 3 2 0 33 3 [13]
2014–15 21 10 1 1 22 11 [14]
Totals 131 19 8 3 22 4 161 26
Borussia Mönchengladbach 2015–16 Bundesliga 30 7 3 4 6 3 39 14 [15]
2016–17 21 13 2 1 9 5 31 19
Totals 50 14 5 5 15 8 70 33
Career totals 286 57 16 8 37 12 339 83

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lars Stindl verlässt KSC zum Saisonende
  2. ^ "Stindl verstärkt Hannover" (in German). DFL. 16 March 2010. Retrieved 16 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Lars Stindl wechselt nach Gladbach" (in German). DFL. 25 March 2015. Retrieved 25 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Stindl initiates turning Gladbach". Kicker. 10 August 2015. Retrieved 11 August 2015. 
  5. ^ "Stindl new Fohlen captain". Kicker. 1 August 2016. Retrieved 25 August 2016. 
  6. ^ "Europa League: Lars Stindl hat trick inspires Mönchengladbach to rousing victory". Deutsche Welle. 24 February 2017. 
  7. ^ Hannover: U21-Nationalspieler kommt vom KSC Stindl-Wechsel nun offiziell
  8. ^ "Lars Stindl". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 10 December 2015. 
  9. ^ a b c d e f "Lars Stindl » Club matches". World Football. Retrieved 10 December 2015. 
  10. ^ "Lars Stindl". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 10 December 2015. 
  11. ^ "Lars Stindl". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 10 December 2015. 
  12. ^ "Lars Stindl". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 10 December 2015. 
  13. ^ "Lars Stindl". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 10 December 2015. 
  14. ^ "Lars Stindl". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 10 December 2015. 
  15. ^ "Lars Stindl". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 10 December 2015. 

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