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Joel Matip Biography & Latest News

Basic Player Info
Full Name Joël Andre Job Matip
Nationality Cameroon
Position Defender
Current Club Liverpool
Shirt Number 32
Career
Clubs
Liverpool Jul 2016 - Present
FC Schalke 04 Jul 2008 - Jun 2016
FC Schalke 04 II Jul 2009 - Jun 2012
National
Cameroon Jan 2010 - Nov 2015
Stats
Clubs
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Liverpool
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2017/2018 Premier League 13 1 0 1 0 1170
UEFA Champions League 6 0 0 0 0 540
2016/2017 Premier League 29 1 0 3 0 2455
League Cup 3 0 0 0 0 270
Total 51 2 0 4 0 4435
FC Schalke 04
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FC Schalke 04 II
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National
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Cameroon
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Africa 5 0 0 1 0 406
World Cup 2 1 0 0 0 180
2010 South Africa World Cup 1 0 0 0 0 63
Total 8 1 0 1 0 649

Joel Matip Latest News & Articles

Why Liverpool need a defensive midfielder more than a centre-back
Why Liverpool need a defensive midfielder more than a centre-back
Liverpool have had an uninspiring start and there have been calls to buy a defender. Will that solve things?
Joel Matip: The poised presence in Liverpool's defence
Joel Matip: The poised presence in Liverpool's defence
An insight into the qualities of Joel Matip and his importance to Liverpool Football Club.
Between the Lines: Jamie Redknapp's flawed logic on Liverpool's defending proves his 'punditry' is limited to cliches
Between the Lines: Jamie Redknapp's flawed logic on Liverpool's defending proves his 'punditry' is limited to cliches
Redknapp's solution to Liverpool's defence is to buy Van Dijk but the problem is a lot bigger than him
Javi Martinez can be the anchor to shore up Liverpool’s defence
Javi Martinez can be the anchor to shore up Liverpool’s defence
Liverpool have to address the team's everlasting problems in defence. Javi Martinez is the ideal fit for Klopp, for a number of reasons.
Liverpool must have an ambitious summer to avoid further stagnation
Liverpool must have an ambitious summer to avoid further stagnation
Liverpool have struggled to compete with Europe's elite in the past few seasons. Here is what they need to do to become contenders again.
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017: 5 big names who will miss the tournament
FIFA Confederations Cup 2017: 5 big names who will miss the tournament
Three Germans make the list.
EPL 2016/17: Top 10 Liverpool victories of the season
EPL 2016/17: Top 10 Liverpool victories of the season
Top 10 wins pulled off by Liverpool FC last season.
Top 5 things Liverpool must do this summer
Top 5 things Liverpool must do this summer
Jurgen Klopp has to decide the future of a few players and make decisive moves this summer to help Liverpool progress further next season.
EPL 2016/17: 5 players Jurgen Klopp MUST bring to Liverpool next season
EPL 2016/17: 5 players Jurgen Klopp MUST bring to Liverpool next season
Here are 5 players Jurgen Klopp should lure to Anfield if he wants to turn Liverpool into a dominant force once again.
EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 1-2 Crystal Palace, 5 talking points
EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 1-2 Crystal Palace, 5 talking points
Christian Benteke scored twice on his return to Anfield since his transfer to the Eagles and dealt a major blow to Liverpool's top 4 hopes.
5 unlikely players driving Liverpool's top four challenge in 2017
5 unlikely players driving Liverpool's top four challenge in 2017
These 5 unlikely players are helping Jurgen Klopp's side finish in the top four of the Premier League.
EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 2-2 Bournemouth, 5 Talking Points
EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 2-2 Bournemouth, 5 Talking Points
Liverpool dropped two points against Bournemouth at home in the Premier League as they aim to finish in the top 4 this season.
5 signings who could have won Liverpool the League this year
5 signings who could have won Liverpool the League this year
Here are the 5 players who would have helped Jurgen Klopp end Liverpool's title drought and win the Premier League this season.
EPL 2016/17: Manchester City 1-1 Liverpool, 5 Talking Points
EPL 2016/17: Manchester City 1-1 Liverpool, 5 Talking Points
Manchester City and Liverpool played out an entertaining 1-1 draw at the Etihad stadium to keep the top 4 race evenly poised.
EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal, Player Ratings
EPL 2016/17: Liverpool 3-1 Arsenal, Player Ratings
Liverpool got back to winning ways with a comfortable 3-1 win against Arsenal to move back into the top four.
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