10 stats from the 2020/21 season

Yussuf Poulsen scores the fastest RBL goal from off the bench after just 26 seconds | 15 Bundesliga clean sheets for Peter Gulácsi | More facts and figures from last season

The 2020/21 season featured plenty of highlights and also included some pretty impressive stats. RBL's 65 points were the club's second-best tally in just their fifth Bundesliga season. We have put together 10 facts and figures from the 2020/21 season - enjoy! 

15 clean sheets

We conceded just 32 Bundesliga goals this season - a league best and a fitting symbol of our solid defence and the safe hands of Peter Gulácsi, who kept a league-high 15 clean sheets!

Off the bench and on the scoresheet in just 26 seconds

The quickest goal by an RBL substitute in club history! Yussuf Poulsen netted a perfect volley seconds after being subbed on against Augbsurg on matchday 4.

I thought I'd just have a go. I knew that it was my first touch after coming on, but I wasn't counting the seconds.

Yussuf Poulsen

6 goal involvements in the Champions League


Angelino scored three goals and set up a further three in seven Champions League matches with RBL. An impressive record from our left-back! 

15 Bundesliga goal involvements

Dani Olmo led the way with a club-high 15 goal involvements in the Bundesliga this season (5 goals, 10 assists), a new personal best for the Spaniard. Emil Forsberg and Christopher Nkunku finished runners-up with 13 goal involvements each.

Dani Olmo in the Bundesliga:


6 wins in a row 

RBL went on a six-game winning run from matchday 19 to 24, as the title race heated up once again. In 2016/17, we managed eight wins on the bounce.

We're playing with a lot of passion and heart at the moment. I'm proud to be part of this team.

Kevin Kampl

100% record from the spot 

Marcel Sabitzer netted all four of his penalties this season. Our captain netted eight Bundesliga goals in 2020/21, and was our top goalscorer in the league. RBL also never lost a game that Sabi scored in this season! Across all competitions, our top goalscorer was Yussuf Poulsen with 11 goals.

Mr. Reliable

penalties scored
100 %

813 aerial duels won

As a team, we won 813 aerial duels this season, second in the league behind Arminia Bielefeld. Willi Orban won 136 aerial duels in 2020/21, the third best rate in the Bundesliga.

81.4 % possession

RBL enjoyed 81.4% possession in a 1-0 win away in Bielefeld - a league best in 2020/21! We averaged 59.9% possession this season, second only to FC Bayern (62.1%).

5 DFB-Pokal goal involvements as a substitute


We scored 15 goals in the DFB-Pokal this season. A third came from our subsitutes, including Emil Forsberg's late winner in extra time in the semi-finals and Hee-Chan Hwang's goal to make it 2-0 in the quarterfinals against VfL Wolfsburg. The South Korea had a hand in five goals (3 goals, 2 assists) in just 216 minutes of action in the Pokal this season. 

A top speed of 35.43 km/h

Dayot Upamecano (35.42km/h) was our quickest player this season, ahead of Lukas Klostermann (35.22) and Justin Kluivert (35.06). The fastest player in the league in 2020/21 was Mainz's Jeremiah St. Juste with a top speed of 36.1km/h.

Our new home shirt!

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