• A1 – Very good, could play higher
  • A2 – Strong potential to play higher
  • B1 – Good, strong player at level
  • B2 – Potential to be strong player at level
  • C – Average for the level, rewatch
  • D – Below average, don’t follow up

Silvère Ganvoula

Player profile:

  • Nationality: Republic of Congo
  • Age: 23
  • Date of birth: 22/06/1996
  • Current Club: VfL Bochum, on loan from RSC Anderlecht
  • Career: Patronage Sainte Anne (Y), Raja Casablanca, Elazigspor, KVC Westerlo, RSC Anderlecht, KVC Westerlo (L), KV Mechelen (L), VfL Bochum (L)
  • Position: Striker
  • Preferred foot: Right

Silvère Ganvoula is a superb athlete. He has an impressive stature at 6’3″, he knows how to use his natural quality to dominate and influence the attack of his team. He is fast and powerful to dominate defenders.

In a moment of the game where Bochum could not penetrate the median block of Heindenheim, he was important in direct play using his physicality to control and hold up play. He allows his team to hold the ball in high position although he lacked of support to develop attacks. He showed great mobility in attack and work rate, offering a support solution but can also play in depth. After a great movement of Silvère Ganvoula, Zulj deliver a great pass in the area to him to score his goal.

Rating – A1

A complete striker who has natural quality to dictate the attack. He offers solution in direct play and build up play to help his team to keep the ball and initiate the attack. He combines power and speed to take beat defenders. He is important to his team and he seems ready to step up in his career.

Jordi Osei-Tutu

Player profile:

• Nationality: England / Ghana
• Age: 21
• Date of birth: 02/10/1998
• Current Club: VfL Bochum, on loan from Arsenal
• Career: Reading (Y), Arsenal, VfL Bochum (L)
• Position: Right Back
• Secondary position: Right Wing
• Preferred foot: Right

Jordi Osei-Tutu played as winger, playing in both side during the game. He is active without the ball, offering support in defence. His speed has been useful in offensive transition and to activate pressing. He has alternated a wide and half space position, freeing up space and offering options. In the goal he scored, his half-space position open the width to Danilo Soares to occupy the final third, he recovers in the area and opened himself space to score.

Rating – A2

He shows a great work rate with and without the ball to help his team in defence and attack. He is a fast player who as the ability to dominate the ball to bring danger in attacking positions.

Maxim Leitsch

Player profile:

• Nationality: Germany
• Age: 22
• Date of birth: 18/05/1998
• Current Club: VfL Bochum
• Career: Essener SG 99/06 (Y), SG Wattenscheid 09 Jugend (Y), VfL Bochum
• Position: Centre Back
• Secondary position: Left Back
• Preferred foot: Left

Maxim Letisch played as a centre back getting another clean sheet for his team. In the first stage of build up play, he occupies the left side of the defence in a back three, providing width. Anthony Losilla and Christian Gamboa adjust their positioning to support the centre backs. He had good concentration defensively, making some good clearances. With the ball, he did not take risks and rarely lost the ball with some accurate long passes.

Rating – B2


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