The Dortmund striker Erling Haaland is one of the best young and gifted players who can win Ballon D’or in the future. However, Haaland has been facing a major problem recently which can lead him to failure. And yes, it is not Kylian Mbappe, but, his recent INJURY records.
Haaland Injury History at Dortmund and Red Bull
Since Haaland’s move from Red Bull to Dortmund, he has recorded a staggering figure scoring 56 goals in his first 61 matches. But in the recent matches, he has been hugely affected by injuries. Erling has already missed more than 15 matches in the 2021/22 season and still continuing.
Injury Records at Dortmund
No doubt that Haaland is unstoppable, but, his crazy injury stats at Dortmund is not to be ignored. Haaland has already missed 95 days in the 2021/22 season and is still continuing. The statistics are more than twice what he had in the 2019/20 season.
Recently, in February, the Norwegian footballer missed 4 games (18 days) due to fitness. And before that, he was almost out for 24 days due to muscular problems. So, in his first 3 months of 2022, he has already missed more than 46 games.
The first time Erling Braut Haaland had an injury with the German club, Dortmund was on May 28, 2020. Haaland missed 11 days and 3 games till June 8, 2020, due to Knee problems. Most of his injuries are Muscular problems and knee problems.
|S.N||Season||Injury Type||From – To||Games Missed|
|1||2019.20||Knee Problems||May 28 – Jun 8, 2020||2|
|2||2020/21||Knee Problems||Oct 29 – Nov 2, 2020||1|
|3||2020/21||Torn Muscle Fibre||Nov 30 – Dec 28, 2020||7|
|4||2020/21||Muscular Problems||Apr 29 – May 3, 2021||1|
|5||2020/21||Minor Knock||May 6 – May 10, 2021||1|
|6||2021/22||Muscular Problems||Sep 23 – Oct 11, 2021||3|
|7||2021/22||Problems with the hip flexor||Oct 21 – Oct Nov 25, 2021||7|
|8||2021/22||Muscular Problems||Jan 24 – Feb 17, 2022||3|
|9||2021/22||Fitness||Feb 17 – Mar 7, 2022||4|
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Injury Records at Red Bull Salzburg
The injury record of the 2020 Golden Boy award winner, Haaland is much less at Red Bull compared to his time with Dortmund. But the total number of times he was injured in 2019.20 with Red Bull is the same as the 2020/21 season.
However, he just missed 4 matches altogether because of injury in that season. The first time, he was injured at Salzburg was on September 23, 2019, which was because of illness and missed 2 games. Similarly, Haaland’s last injury at Salzburg was from December 12, 2019, to December 16, 2019, because of Abdominal muscles injury.
|SN||Season||Injury||From -To||Games Missed|
|1||2019/20||Ill||Sep 23 – Sep 30, 2019||2|
|2||2019/20||Bruise||Oct 3 – Oct 17, 2019||1|
|3||2019/20||Knee Problems||Nov 14 – Nov 25, 2019||1|
|4||2019/20||Abdominal Muscles Injury||Dec 12 – Dec 16, 2019||1|
So, the Dortmund star, Erling Haaland has been injured 9 times and missed 29 games for Dortmund. While he missed 5 games for Red Bull Salzburg due to injury.
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