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Mats Hummels

26-Year-Old Defender     Borussia Dortmund  Bundesliga


Germany

Birthdate:  December 16, 1988    Birthplace:  Bergisch Gladbach, Germany    Nationality:  Germany    Height:  6' 4"    Weight:  198 lbs    

May 23, 2015    Mats Hummels News

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Hummels conceded twice Saturday in Dortmund's 3-2 win over Werder Bremen.

Hummels played the full 90 minutes alongside Neven Subotic at centre back and despite looking solid was guilty of letting the opponents score two sloppy goals. The defender made a game-high number of ten clearances in an otherwise dominant aerial perfomance.

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May 21, 2015

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Borussia Dortmund officials do not expect transfer target Hummels to leave the club this summer, reports Sky Sports.

Manchester United and other teams have been rumored to be interested in the defender, with manager Jurgen Klopp's decision to leave the club adding some uncertainty to the player's future as well. The club said they plan to hang onto the German.

May 17, 2015

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Hummels sat out Dortmund's 2-1 defeat Saturday to Wolfsburg because of a minor knock to his foot, BVB.de reports.

The defender was left on the bench for Saturday's loss but coach Jurgen Klopp is not concerned. Hummels apparently wanted to play but he was rested as a precaution. "He couldn't really warm up properly before the game. However I don't think that it's anything to worry about", Klopp said.

May 10, 2015

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Hummels produced a solid defense display to keep a clean sheet Saturday in Dortmund's 2-0 win over Hertha Berlin.

Hummels was part of a strong defensive unit that stopped Hertha Berlin from having even just one shot on target. He made a game-high number of twelve clearances and formed a formidable defensive pairing with Neven Subotic.

May 3, 2015

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Hummels scored his second league goal of the season Saturday as Dortmund tied 1-1 at Hoffenheim.

Hummels headed in Henrikh Mkhitaryan's corner to equalize for Dortmund in the 35th minute. The defender played an all-round exceptional game, he was in possession of the ball more times than any other player while he also won a game-high number of tackles. Unfortunately however the rest of the Dortmund backline wasn't up to scratch and the chance of a clean sheet was lost in the first half.

April 29, 2015

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Hummels missed his spot-kick as Dortmund beat Bayern Munich on penalties Tuesday in the DFB Cup.

Hummels missed the chance of covering himself in glory when he had Dortmund's last penalty saved by Manuel Neuer. Fortunately it had no bearing on the final outcome as Neuer missed his penalty afterwards for Bayern. Defensively Hummels was the stand-out performer, making a game-high number of seven interceptions and 14 clearances.

April 26, 2015

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Hummels registered a clean sheet as Dortmund defeated Eintracht Franfurt 2-0 Saturday.

The Dortmund defense added to its Paderborn clean sheet in the previous weekend by shutting out the Frankfurt offense. Hummels was a big presence at the back, making more tackles than any defender and never really looking troubled.

April 19, 2015

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Hummels kept a clean sheet as Dortmund beat Paderborn 3-0 Saturday.

Hummels had an easy afternoon's work in defense as the Dortmund offense dominated from start to finish. It was his first clean sheet since Mar. 15. and Hummels contributed significantly to the robust back-line, getting on the ball more than any of the other defenders and making six clearances.