Benedikt Höwedes

  • Date of birth : 29/02/1988
  • Position : Defender
  • Country : Germany Germany
 
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Benedikt Höwedes

Benedikt Höwedes

Clubs: FC Schalke 04

• Höwedes joined Schalke at the age of 13 and made his debut on 3 October 2007 in a UEFA Champions League game at Rosenborg BK; reached the semi-finals with Germany at the 2007 UEFA European Under-19 Championship in Austria.

• Developed into a regular at the heart of the Schalke defence during the 2008/09 season and took Germany to the UEFA European Under-21 Championship finals with a last-minute winning goal in the second leg of the play-off against France.

• Starred at the U21 finals in Sweden, starting all five games and scoring his team's first goal of the tournament − in a 2-0 win against Finland.

• Missed just one Bundesliga game in 2009/10 as Schalke finished runners-up to FC Bayern München; scored three goals, including one in a Ruhr derby victory at home against Borussia Dortmund.

• Scored goals in the 2010/11 UEFA Champions League against SL Benfica, on matchday six, and at home to FC Internazionale Milano in the quarter-final second leg as the Gelsenkirchen side reached the last four.

• Part of the Germany squad which made the semi-finals at UEFA EURO 2012, but did not make an appearance at the final tournament. 

• Scored his first goal for the national team in a 3-1 friendly defeat against Argentina in August 2012, and scored twice in Schalke's run to the round of 16 in the 2012/13 UEFA Champions League. 

UEFA honours
UEFA European Under-21 Championship:
winner 2009

Last updated: 27/01/14 19.04CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 22/12/2014 02:58 CET
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundKazakhstanKazakhstan0-3GermanyGermany9000
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundGermanyGermany3-0AustriaAustria4401
15.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden3-5GermanyGermany1500
16.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageGermanyGermany4-0PortugalPortugal9000
21.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageGermanyGermany2-2GhanaGhana9001
26.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageUSAUSA0-1GermanyGermany9000
30.06.2014FIFA World CupRound of 16GermanyGermany2-1AlgeriaAlgeria12000
04.07.2014FIFA World CupQuarter-finalsFranceFrance0-1GermanyGermany9000
08.07.2014FIFA World CupSemi-finalsBrazilBrazil1-7GermanyGermany9000
13.07.2014FIFA World CupFinalGermanyGermany1-0ArgentinaArgentina12000
23.08.2014German BundesligaHannoverHannover2-1SchalkeSchalke9000
30.08.2014German BundesligaSchalkeSchalke1-1BayernBayern9010
07.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundGermanyGermany2-1ScotlandScotland9001
13.09.2014German BundesligaMönchengladbachMönchengladbach4-1SchalkeSchalke9000
18.10.2014German BundesligaSchalkeSchalke2-0HerthaHertha9000
21.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageSchalkeSchalke4-3SportingSporting9010
25.10.2014German BundesligaLeverkusenLeverkusen1-0SchalkeSchalke9000
31.10.2014German BundesligaSchalkeSchalke1-0AugsburgAugsburg9000
05.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageSportingSporting4-2SchalkeSchalke9000
08.11.2014German BundesligaFreiburgFreiburg2-0SchalkeSchalke9000
18.11.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageSpainSpain0-1GermanyGermany9000
22.11.2014German BundesligaSchalkeSchalke3-2WolfsburgWolfsburg9000
25.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageSchalkeSchalke0-5ChelseaChelsea9000
29.11.2014German BundesligaSchalkeSchalke4-1MainzMainz9000
06.12.2014German BundesligaStuttgartStuttgart0-4SchalkeSchalke9000
10.12.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMariborMaribor0-1SchalkeSchalke9000
13.12.2014German BundesligaSchalkeSchalke1-2KölnKöln9000
17.12.2014German BundesligaPaderbornPaderborn1-2SchalkeSchalke9000
20.12.2014German BundesligaSchalkeSchalke0-0HamburgHamburg9000

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General info

  • Name: Benedikt Höwedes
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 29/02/1988 (26)
  • Country: Germany
  • Squad number: 4
  • Club: Schalke ( GER)

  • Height: 187cm
  • Weight: 80kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    03/10/07: Rosenborg 0-2 Schalke
  • National team: UEFA European Under-19 Championship (Qualifying round)
    05/10/06: Germany 7-2 Estonia

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Germany50
Germany U-21153
Germany U-19100
Total303

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Schalke375
Total375
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Schalke130
Total130
Last updated: 11/12/2014 01:10 CET
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