Mateo Kovacic

Mateo Kovacic

Mateo Kovacic

Mateo Kovačić is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Chelsea and the Croatia national team. Considered to be a versatile midfielder, Kovačić is usually deployed in a central or box-to-box role, but can play in deeper positions.

Personal Details

  • Born: 6 May 1994 (age 27 years), Linz, Austria
  • Height: 1.76 m
  • Spouse: Izabel Kovačić (m. 2017)
  • Salary: 5.2 million GBP (2021)
  • Current teams: Chelsea F.C. (#8 / Midfielder), Croatia national football team (#8 / Midfielder)
  • Nationality: Austrian, Croatian
  • Siblings: Katarina Kovačić, Jelena Kovačić

Premier League Record

  • Appearances: 94
  • Goals: 2
  • Assists: 8
Attack
  • Goals: 2
  • Goals per match: 0.02
  • Headed goals: 0
  • Goals with right foot: 2
  • Goals with left foot: 0
  • Penalties scored: 0
  • Freekicks scored: 0
  • Shots: 79
  • Shots on target: 15
  • Shooting accuracy %: 19%
  • Hit woodwork: 1
  • Big chances missed: 2
Team Play
  • Assists: 8
  • Passes: 5,342
  • Passes per match: 56.83
  • Big Chances Created: 8
  • Crosses: 22
  • Cross accuracy %: 14%
  • Through balls: 27
  • Accurate long balls: 228
Discipline
  • Yellow cards: 15
  • Red cards: 0
  • Fouls: 58
  • Offsides: 0
Defence
  • Tackles: 160
  • Tackle success %: 60%
  • Blocked shots: 33
  • Interceptions: 47
  • Clearances: 45
  • Headed Clearance: 20
  • Recoveries: 441
  • Duels won: 471
  • Duels lost: 311
  • Successful 50/50s: 178
  • Aerial battles won: 30
  • Aerial battles lost: 40
  • Errors leading to goal: 0