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Marcel Schmelzer

Marcel Schmelzer

Clubs: Borussia Dortmund

• Schmelzer played youth football in his native Magdeburg before moving to the Dortmund academy in 2005 at the age of 17. Although he began his career as a left-winger, he switched to left-back and managed to oust long-serving Dedé from that berth in the 2009/10 season.

• Played for Dortmund's amateur side in the Regionalliga Nord until Jürgen Klopp promoted him to the first team in summer 2008; made his senior debut in a German Cup tie against Rot-Weiss Essen followed, a week later, by his Bundesliga bow in a 3-2 win against Bayer 04 Leverkusen.

• Ever-present in Dortmund's 2010/11 Bundesliga title triumph – conspicuous by his headband – and scored his first goal for the club (in a 5-0 defeat of 1. FC Köln) the following season as the Schwarzgelben retained the championship.

• A European U21 champion with Germany in 2009 − making four appearances − he returned to Sweden to make his senior debut for the Nationalmannschaft in a November 2010 friendly, playing the full 90 minutes of a goalless draw.

• Played all 1,170 minutes – 13 matches, including the Wembley final – of Dortmund's 2013 UEFA Champions League campaign, scoring the winner against Real Madrid CF on matchday three.

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League:
runner-up 2013
UEFA European Under-21 Championship:
winner 2009

Last updated: 05/06/13 15.03CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 02/02/2016 02:18 CET
30.07.2015UEFA Europa LeagueThird qualifying roundWolfsbergWolfsberg0-1DortmundDortmund9000
06.08.2015UEFA Europa LeagueThird qualifying roundDortmundDortmund5-0WolfsbergWolfsberg9000
09.08.2015German DFB CupFirst roundChemnitzChemnitz0-2DortmundDortmund9000
15.08.2015German BundesligaDortmundDortmund4-0MönchengladbachMönchengladbach9001
20.08.2015UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsOddOdd3-4DortmundDortmund9001
23.08.2015German BundesligaIngolstadtIngolstadt0-4DortmundDortmund9000
27.08.2015UEFA Europa LeaguePlay-offsDortmundDortmund7-2OddOdd9000
30.08.2015German BundesligaDortmundDortmund3-1HerthaHertha9000
12.09.2015German BundesligaHannoverHannover2-4DortmundDortmund9000
17.09.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageDortmundDortmund2-1KrasnodarKrasnodar4500
20.09.2015German BundesligaDortmundDortmund3-0LeverkusenLeverkusen9000
23.09.2015German BundesligaHoffenheimHoffenheim1-1DortmundDortmund9000
27.09.2015German BundesligaDortmundDortmund2-2DarmstadtDarmstadt9000
01.10.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stagePAOKPAOK1-1DortmundDortmund2400
22.10.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageQäbäläQäbälä1-3DortmundDortmund2100
25.10.2015German BundesligaDortmundDortmund5-1AugsburgAugsburg9000
28.10.2015German DFB CupSecond roundDortmundDortmund7-1PaderbornPaderborn9000
31.10.2015German BundesligaBremenBremen1-3DortmundDortmund1400
05.11.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageDortmundDortmund4-0QäbäläQäbälä9000
08.11.2015German BundesligaDortmundDortmund3-2SchalkeSchalke9000
20.11.2015German BundesligaHamburgHamburg3-1DortmundDortmund9000
26.11.2015UEFA Europa LeagueGroup stageKrasnodarKrasnodar1-0DortmundDortmund9000
29.11.2015German BundesligaDortmundDortmund4-1StuttgartStuttgart9000
05.12.2015German BundesligaWolfsburgWolfsburg1-2DortmundDortmund9000
13.12.2015German BundesligaDortmundDortmund4-1FrankfurtFrankfurt9000
16.12.2015German DFB CupRound of 16AugsburgAugsburg0-2DortmundDortmund9000
19.12.2015German BundesligaKölnKöln2-1DortmundDortmund4500

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Marcel Schmelzer
  • Position: Defender
  • Date of birth (Age): 22/01/1988 (27)
  • Country: Germany
  • Squad number: 29
  • Club: Dortmund ( GER)

  • Height: 181cm
  • Weight: 74kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Europa League 2015/16

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (First round)
    02/10/08: Udinese 0-2 Dortmund
  • National team: UEFA European Under-21 Championship (Final tournament - Group stage)
    15/06/09: Spain 0-0 Germany

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Germany10
Germany U-2160
Total70

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Dortmund291
Total291
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Dortmund170
Total170
Last updated: 27/11/2015 01:21 CET
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