Sven Bender

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Sven Bender
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Sven Bender with Borussia Dortmund in 2014
Personal information
Full name Sven Bender[1]
Date of birth (1989-04-27) 27 April 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Rosenheim, West Germany
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Borussia Dortmund
Number 6
Youth career
1993–1999 TSV Brannenburg
1999–2002 SpVgg Unterhaching
2002–2006 1860 München
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2006–2007 1860 München II 20 (3)
2006–2009 1860 München 66 (1)
2009–2012 Borussia Dortmund II 4 (0)
2009– Borussia Dortmund 143 (4)
National team
2005–2006 Germany U17 10 (0)
2007–2008 Germany U19 11 (1)
2009 Germany U20 3 (2)
2011–2013 Germany 7 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:16, 29 December 2015 (UTC).
† Appearances (goals)

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 4 June 2015

Sven Bender (German pronunciation: [ˈzvɛn ˈbɛndɐ]; born 27 April 1989) is a German footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund. Sven is the twin brother of Lars Bender.[2]

Club career[edit]

Sven Bender played from 1993 to 1999 in the youth of the TSV Brann castle, from 1999 to 2002 he was part of SpVgg Unterhaching youth teams. In summer 2002, he moved to the 1860 München youth team.

1860 München[edit]

In August 2006, Bender played his first game for 1860 München II in the Regionalliga Süd.

Borussia Dortmund[edit]

In 2009, he joined Borussia Dortmund, where he signed a contract that tied him to the club until 2013.[citation needed]

On 6 January 2013, Bender extended his contract with Dortmund, keeping him at the club until 2017.[3]

On 27 July 2013, Bender won the 2013 DFL-Supercup with Dortmund 4-2 against rivals Bayern Munich.[4]

International career[edit]

At under-19 level, he was a part of the team that won the 2008 European Under-19 Championship.[citation needed] Bender made his debut for the senior team in a friendly match against Australia on March 2011.[citation needed]

Career statistics[edit]

As of 15 December 2015.
Club Season League Cup Continental1 Other2 Total Ref.
League Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1860 München II 2006–07 Regionalliga Süd 19 3 19 3 [5]
2007–08 1 0 1 0 [5]
Totals 20 3 20 3
1860 München 2006–07 2. Bundesliga 14 0 0 0 14 0 [5]
2007–08 27 1 3 0 30 1 [5]
2008–09 25 0 1 0 26 0 [6]
Totals 66 1 4 0 70 1
Borussia Dortmund II 2009–10 3. Liga 3 0 3 0 [5]
2012–13 1 0 1 0 [5]
Totals 4 0 4 0
Borussia Dortmund 2009–10 Bundesliga 19 0 0 0 0 0 19 0 [5]
2010–11 31 1 1 0 7 0 39 1 [7]
2011–12 24 1 3 0 4 0 1 0 32 1 [5][8]
2012–13 20 1 1 0 11 0 0 0 32 1 [5]
2013–14 19 1 2 0 5 0 1 0 27 1 [5][9]
2014–15 20 0 5 0 6 0 1 0 32 0 [5][10]
2015–16 9 0 2 0 8 0 3 0 [11]
Totals 142 4 14 0 41 0 3 0 200 4
Career totals 224 8 18 0 41 0 3 0 286 8

Honours[edit]

Club[edit]

Borussia Dortmund

Country[edit]

Germany

Individual[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "S. Bender". Soccerway. Global Sports Media. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Uersfeld, Stephan (1 February 2013). "Bender twins ready for showdown". ESPN FC. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  3. ^ "Borussia Dortmund extend contracts of Neven Subotic, Sven Bender". Borussia Dortmund Official Website. 6 January 2013. Retrieved 13 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "Dortmund prevail over Bayern in Supercup thriller". 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "Sven Bender » Club matches". kicker.de. kicker. Retrieved 12 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "Sven Bender". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 12 August 2015. 
  7. ^ "Sven Bender". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 12 August 2015. 
  8. ^ "Sven Bender". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 12 August 2015. 
  9. ^ "Sven Bender". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 12 August 2015. 
  10. ^ "Sven Bender". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 12 August 2015. 
  11. ^ "Sven Bender". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 12 August 2015. 

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