Eugen Polanski

  • Date of birth : 17/03/1986
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Poland Poland
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Eugen Polanski

Eugen Polanski

Born in Poland and raised in Germany, Eugen Polanski was recruited to help the former's UEFA European Championship effort in the summer of 2011 following an impressive campaign in the Bundesliga with 1. FSV Mainz 05. The combative defensive midfielder has also had a season in the Spanish Liga with Getafe CF.

• Born in Sosnowiec, he emigrated to Germany as a child and spent ten years in the youth sector of VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach before making his first-team debut at 18 in February 2005.

• Featured regularly as 'Gladbach finished tenth in 2005/06, scoring his first Bundesliga goal in a 1-1 draw against Bayer 04 Leverkusen, but suffered relegation the following term and fell out of favour in the second division as the team bounced back at the first attempt.

• Moved to Getafe in 2008 and made 26 league appearances for the Madrid outfit but returned to Germany after a year, joining Mainz, initially on loan.

• After a steady first season at Mainz he helped the club to seven straight wins at the start of the following Bundesliga campaign, in which the club eventually finished fifth to qualify for the UEFA Europa League.

• A former captain of the Germany Under-21 team, he opted for a senior international career with Poland, making his debut in a friendly against Georgia in Lubin on 10 August 2011.

Last updated: 19/03/12 21.27CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 04/10/2015 02:16 CET
15.08.2015German BundesligaLeverkusenLeverkusen2-1HoffenheimHoffenheim8201
22.08.2015German BundesligaHoffenheimHoffenheim1-2BayernBayern9000
29.08.2015German BundesligaDarmstadtDarmstadt0-0HoffenheimHoffenheim9000
13.09.2015German BundesligaHoffenheimHoffenheim1-3BremenBremen9000
18.09.2015German BundesligaMainzMainz3-1HoffenheimHoffenheim9001
23.09.2015German BundesligaHoffenheimHoffenheim1-1DortmundDortmund9000
26.09.2015German BundesligaAugsburgAugsburg1-3HoffenheimHoffenheim9000
03.10.2015German BundesligaHoffenheimHoffenheim2-2StuttgartStuttgart9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Eugen Polanski
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 17/03/1986 (29)
  • Country: Poland
  • Squad number: 8
  • Club: Hoffenheim ( GER)

  • Height: 183cm
  • Weight: 73kg

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Europa League (Third qualifying round)
    28/07/11: Mainz 1-1 Gaz Metan
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (First qualifying round)
    21/10/02: Republic of Ireland 0-3 Germany

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Germany U-2191
Germany U-1993
Germany U-1751

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 13/08/2014 01:01 CET