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Bukayo Saka

Arsenal FC

14 appearances, 4 goals

P 14 W 11 D 2 L 1 F 41: A 5
*(actual F 32: A 1)
86% successful

2020-21

disciplined: none
captain:
none
minutes played:
970

Timeline
  Bukayo Ayoyinka T.M. Saka (*Actual for and against are the goals scored while the player was on the field.)
Birth Wednesday, 5 September 2001 in Ealing, Greater London [registered in Ealing, September 2001].
Attended Edward Betham CE Primary School and Greenford High School, Ealing.
Source Jack Rollin's TheSun Yearbook [2019] &

Playing Career


Club(s)
Began his career with Arsenal FC's Hale End academy. Signing his first professional contract when he turned 17 years old, and competed in the under-23 team, making his first team debut within months, 29 November 2018.
League honours
61+11 appearances, 8 goals
Arsenal FC 2019-21 sixty+eleven appearances, eight goals
debut: (sub) 1 January 2019 Arsenal FC 4 Fulham FC 1.
Club honours FA Premier League best fifth place 2018-19 (1 app).
UEFA Europa League runners-up 2018-19;
FA Cup winners 2019-20 (4 apps);
FA Community Shield winners 2020;
Individual honours PFA Younger Player of the Season nominee 2020-21;
Distinctions None
Height/Weight 5' 8", 10st. 3lb. [2020]
Source Jack Rollin's The Sun Yearbook [2019] & ENFA.

England Career

Player number One of two who became the 1253rd (1253) players to appear for England.
BME Number The 95th BME player at Senior level.
Position(s) Left-wingback, Left/right-midfield, Right forward
First match No. 1004, 8 October 2020, England 3 Wales 0, a friendly match at The National Stadium, Wembley, London, substituted (75:16), aged 19 years 33 days;
Last match No. 1028, 15 November 2021, San Marino 0 England 10, a World Cup preliminary match at San Marino Stadium, Via Rancaglia, Serravalle, aged 20 years 71 days;
Major tournaments UEFA European Championship Finals 2020;
Major honours UEFA European Championship Finals runners-up 2020;
Youth tournaments UEFA Under-17 European Championship Finals 2018;
Team honours UEFA Under-17 European Championship semi-finalists 2018;

Individual honours
England U21 (one appearance, 2020)
England U19
(four+six appearances, four goals, 2018-19)
England U18
(five appearances, one goal, 2018-19)
England U17
(nine appearances, 2017-18)
England U16
(two appearances, one goal, 2017).
Distinctions Eligible to play for Nigeria, who made attempts to lure him in July 2020.
Became the 65th teenager to play for England
Unbeaten and victorious in his first two appearances


The Numbers

Squads Apps comp. apps starts sub unused minutes goals ave.min comp goals
7 14 11 10 ▲4
▼4
4 970 4 243 min 3 two none none
minutes are an approximation, due to the fact that many matches rarely stick to exactly ninety minutes long, allowing time for injuries and errors.
P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
14 11 2 1 41 5 +36 1 10 2.929 0.357 85.7 +10

Venue Record

Venue P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
Home 10 8 2 0 22 3 +19 0 7 2.20 0.30 90.0 +8
Away 4 3 0 1 19 2 +17 1 3 4.75 0.50 75.0 +2

Shirt Record

Colour P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
White 12 9 3 1 34 5 +29 1 8 2.833 0.417 87.5 +8
Blue 2 2 0 0 7 0 +7 0 2 3.50 0.00 100.0 +2

Competition Record

Competition P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts % W/L
WCP 5 4 1 0 24 1 +23 0 4 4.80 0.20 90.0 +4
World Cup 5 4 1 0 24 1 +23 0 4 4.80 0.20 90.0 +4
ECF 4 3 1 0 6 2 +4 0 2 1.50 0.50 87.5 +3
European Championship 4 3 1 0 6 2 +4 0 2 1.50 0.50 87.5 +3
NLP 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 1 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0
Nations League 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 1 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0
Friendly 2 2 0 0 6 0 +6 0 2 3.00 0.00 100.0 +2

Tournament Record

World Cup Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WCP 2021 5 4 1 0 24 1 +23 0 4 4.80 0.20 90.0 +4
WCP All 5 4 1 0 24 1 +23 0 4 4.80 0.20 90.0 +4

European Championship Finals Tournament
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
ECF 2020 4 3 1 0 6 2 +4 0 2 1.50 0.50 87.5 +3
ECF All 4 3 1 0 6 2 +4 0 2 1.50 0.50 87.5 +3

Nations League Preliminary Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
NLP 2020 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 1 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0
NLP All 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 1 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0

All Competition
Type P W D L F A GD FTS CS FAv AAv Pts% W/L
WC 5 4 1 0 24 1 +23 0 4 4.80 0.20 90.0 +4
EC 4 3 1 0 6 2 +4 0 2 1.50 0.50 87.5 +3
NL 2 1 0 1 4 2 +2 1 1 2.00 1.00 50.0 =0
11 8 2 1 34 5 +31 1 7 3.091 0.455 81.8 +7

The England Match History of Bukayo Saka
 
Age 17 under 19  
six appearances - Moldova (▲), Iceland (▲) & Turkey (▲) November 2018.
Czech Republic , Greece (▲) & Denmark March 2019
 
Age 18 under 19  
four appearances - Greece (▲) & Germany September 2019.
Luxembourg & North Macedonia (▲) November 2019.
under 21  
one appearance - Kosovo September 2020
 

 Club: Arsenal F.C. - fourteen full appearances (970 min) 4ᵍ manager: Gareth Southgate - fourteen full appearances (970 min) 4ᵍx
apps match pic match details comp res. rundown shirt

Age 19
1 1004 8 October 2020 - England 3 Wales 0
The National Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW (3-0) 76 3
LWB

the 1253rd player to appear for England.
65th player from Arsenal FC to represent England
The 95th BME player at Senior level
65th teenager to represent England

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1005 11 October 2020 - England 2 Belgium 1, The National Stadium, Wembley
NLP
HW squad member
1006 14 October 2020 - England 0 Denmark 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HL unused sub 15
2 1007 12 November 2020 - England 3 Republic of Ireland 0
The National Stadium, Wembley
Fr HW won penalty 55 3
LWB
3 1008 15 November 2020 - Belgium 2 England 0
Den Dreef, Leuven

NLP
AL (2-0) 38 20
LWB
4 1009 18 November 2020 - England 4 Iceland 0
The National Stadium, Wembley
HW   20
LWB
1010 25 March 2021 - England 5 San Marino 0, The National Stadium, Wembley
WCP
HW injured
squad member
1011 28 March 2021 - Albania 0 England 2, Air Albania Stadium, Tiranë AW
1012 31 March 2021 - England 2 Poland 1, The National Stadium, Wembley HW
5 1013 2 June 2021 - England 1 Austria 0
Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough

Fr
HW 55:55 7
LAM
1014 6 June 2021 - England 1 Romania 0, Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough HW squad member
 
ECF
25x
1015 13 June 2021 - England 1 Croatia 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HW unused sub
1016 18 June 2021 - England 0 Scotland 0, The National Stadium, Wembley HD squad member
6 1017 22 June 2021 - Czech Republic 0 England 1
The National Stadium, Wembley
HW (0-1) 84 RAM
7 1018 29 June 2021 - England 2 Germany 0
The National Stadium, Wembley
HW (0-0) 69 RF
1019 3 July 2021 - Ukraine 0 England 4, Stade Olimpico, Roma NW squad member
8 1020 7 July 2021 - England 2 Denmark 1ᴭᵀ
The National Stadium, Wembley
HW 39
(1-1)
69
RF
9 1021 11 July 2021 - Italy 1 England 1ᴭᵀ
The National Stadium, Wembley
HD (1-1) 70
saved
10 1022 3 September 2021 - Hungary 0 England 4
Puskás Aréna, Budapest
WCP AW (0-4) 88 17

Age 20
11 1023 5 September 2021 - England 4 Andorra 0
The National Stadium, Wembley
  HW 78
84:20
11
LF
1024 8 September 2021 - Poland 1 England 1, Stadion Narodowy, Warszawa AD unused sub 17
12 1025 9 October 2021 - Andorra 0 England 5
Estadi Nacional, Andorra la Vella

WCP
AW 78
39:32
7
LF
13 1026 12 October 2021 - England 1 Hungary 1
The National Stadium, Wembley
HD (1-1) 62 19
1027 12 November 2021 - England 5 Albania 0, The National Stadium, Wembley
WCP
AW unused sub 20
14 1028 15 November 2021 - San Marino 0 England 10
San Marino Stadium, Serravalle
AW 78:50 3
LWB

Saka is unbeaten in ten home matches (W8 D2) - 2 victories out of 2 in blue

    
 
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