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Chelsea FC Profile: Mateo Kovačić

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Full Name: Mateo Kovačić

Born: Friday, 6th May 1994 (age: 29)
Place of birth: Linz, Austria
Height: 5' 10"

Involvement with Chelsea:

Player from 2018 to 2019 (on loan)
Player from 2019 to present

Playing Career:

Dinamo Zagreb
Inter Milan
Real Madrid
--->Chelsea (L) (Aug 2018 to Jul 2019)
Chelsea (Jul 2019 to present) - cost: unknown

* (L) = On Loan

Chelsea First-Team Career Summary

Debut: Saturday, 18th August 2018, Chelsea 3 - 2 Arsenal (Sub)

Age on debut: 24 years 3 months 12 days

100th Appearance: Wednesday, 23rd September 2020, Chelsea 6 - 0 Barnsley

200th Appearance: Wednesday, 9th November 2022, Manchester City 2 - 0 Chelsea

Last Appearance: Sunday, 28th May 2023, Chelsea 1 - 1 Newcastle United (Substitute)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2018 / 19 32 (11)25 (2)12 (2)051 (15)
2019 / 20 31 (8)6 (1)19 (1)047 (10)
2020 / 21 27 (6)3 (2)210 (3)042 (11)
2021 / 22 25 (9)55 (1)7 (1)244 (11)
2022 / 23 27 (10)118037 (10)
Total142 (44)17 (3)14 (3)46 (7)2221 (57)


Season League F.A. Cup Lg Cup Europe Oth* Ttl
2019 / 20 100102
2021 / 22 200002
2022 / 23 100102

* oth = other competitive matches such as Full Members Cup, Charity/Community Shield, Fifa World Club Cup.
Figures in ( ) are substitute appearances and are also included in the totals.
i.e. Mateo Kovačić made 221 appearances for Chelsea, of which 57 were as a substitute.

Competitive Matches Played

CompDateHome  AwayAtt
League18th Aug 2018Chelsea32Arsenal40,491 match won Sub on 60 mins
League26th Aug 2018Newcastle United12Chelsea51,791 match won Sub on 79 mins booked
League1st Sep 2018Chelsea20Bournemouth40,178 match won Sub on 79 mins
League15th Sep 2018Chelsea41Cardiff City40,499 match won Sub on 49 mins
League23rd Sep 2018West Ham United00Chelsea56,875 match drawn Sub on 79 mins
League Cup26th Sep 2018Liverpool12Chelsea45,503 match won Sub on 64 mins booked
League29th Sep 2018Chelsea11Liverpool40,625 match drawn Sub on 81 mins
Europe4th Oct 2018Chelsea10MOL Vidi39,925 match won
League7th Oct 2018Southampton03Chelsea27,077 match won Sub on 81 mins
League20th Oct 2018Chelsea22Manchester United40,721 match drawn Sub on 69 mins
Europe25th Oct 2018Chelsea31BATE Borisov39,799 match won Sub on 77 mins
League Cup31st Oct 2018Chelsea32Derby County39,564 match won
League4th Nov 2018Chelsea31Crystal Palace40,407 match won Sub on 64 mins
Europe8th Nov 2018BATE Borisov01Chelsea13,141 match won Sub on 64 mins
League11th Nov 2018Chelsea00Everton40,345 match drawn Sub on 82 mins
League24th Nov 2018Tottenham Hotspur31Chelsea55,465 match lost Sub on 58 mins
League2nd Dec 2018Chelsea20Fulham40,551 match won Sub on 67 mins
League5th Dec 2018Wolverhampton Wanderers21Chelsea31,300 match lost Sub on 77 mins
League8th Dec 2018Chelsea20Manchester City40,571 match won Sub on 65 mins
League16th Dec 2018Brighton And Hove Albion12Chelsea30,645 match won Sub on 75 mins
League Cup19th Dec 2018Chelsea10Bournemouth40,432 match won
League22nd Dec 2018Chelsea01Leicester City40,558 match lost Sub on 61 mins
League26th Dec 2018Watford12Chelsea20,415 match won Sub on 80 mins
League30th Dec 2018Crystal Palace01Chelsea25,781 match won Sub on 88 mins
League Cup8th Jan 2019Tottenham Hotspur10Chelsea44,371 match lost Sub on 75 mins
League12th Jan 2019Chelsea21Newcastle United40,491 match won Sub on 63 mins
League19th Jan 2019Arsenal20Chelsea59,979 match lost Sub on 63 mins
League Cup22nd Jan 2019Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspur38,610 match won Sub on 81 mins
F.A. Cup27th Jan 2019Chelsea30Sheffield Wednesday37,433 match won
League30th Jan 2019Bournemouth40Chelsea10,227 match lost Sub on 77 mins
League2nd Feb 2019Chelsea50Huddersfield Town40,626 match won Sub on 70 mins
League10th Feb 2019Manchester City60Chelsea54,452 match lost Sub on 52 mins
Europe14th Feb 2019Malmo FF12Chelsea20,312 match won
F.A. Cup18th Feb 2019Chelsea02Manchester United40,562 match lost Sub on 71 mins
Europe21st Feb 2019Chelsea30Malmo FF39,813 match won
League27th Feb 2019Chelsea20Tottenham Hotspur40,542 match won Sub on 77 mins
League3rd Mar 2019Fulham12Chelsea24,900 match won Sub on 68 mins
Europe7th Mar 2019Chelsea30Dynamo Kiev37,280 match won
League10th Mar 2019Chelsea11Wolverhampton Wanderers40,692 match drawn Sub on 56 mins
Europe14th Mar 2019Dynamo Kiev05Chelsea64,830 match won
League31st Mar 2019Cardiff City12Chelsea32,657 match won
League3rd Apr 2019Chelsea30Brighton And Hove Albion38,593 match won Sub on 82 mins
Europe11th Apr 2019Slavia Prague01Chelsea17,484 match won Sub on 68 mins
Europe18th Apr 2019Chelsea43Slavia Prague38,326 match won
League22nd Apr 2019Chelsea22Burnley40,642 match drawn Sub on 46 mins booked
League28th Apr 2019Manchester United11Chelsea74,526 match drawn Sub on 76 mins booked
Europe2nd May 2019Eintracht Frankfurt11Chelsea48,000 match drawn Sub on 83 mins
League5th May 2019Chelsea30Watford40,650 match won
Europe9th May 2019Chelsea11Eintracht Frankfurt40,853 match drawn booked
League12th May 2019Leicester City00Chelsea32,140 match drawn Sub on 76 mins
Europe29th May 2019Arsenal14Chelsea51,370 match won Sub on 76 mins
League11th Aug 2019Manchester United40Chelsea73,620 match lost
Europe14th Aug 2019Liverpool22Chelsea38,434 match drawn Sub on 101 mins
League18th Aug 2019Chelsea11Leicester City40,629 match drawn Sub on 71 mins
League24th Aug 2019Norwich City23Chelsea27,032 match won
League31st Aug 2019Chelsea22Sheffield United40,560 match drawn Sub on 83 mins
League14th Sep 2019Wolverhampton Wanderers25Chelsea31,534 match won Sub on 70 mins
Europe17th Sep 2019Chelsea01Valencia39,469 match lost Sub on 80 mins
League22nd Sep 2019Chelsea12Liverpool40,638 match lost booked
League28th Sep 2019Chelsea20Brighton And Hove Albion40,683 match won Sub on 68 mins
Europe2nd Oct 2019Lille Olympique12Chelsea48,523 match won Sub on 87 mins
League6th Oct 2019Southampton14Chelsea31,473 match won Sub on 80 mins
League19th Oct 2019Chelsea10Newcastle United40,513 match won Sub on 43 mins
Europe23rd Oct 2019Ajax01Chelsea52,482 match won
League26th Oct 2019Burnley24Chelsea20,975 match won
League Cup30th Oct 2019Chelsea12Manchester United38,645 match lost booked
League2nd Nov 2019Watford12Chelsea21,011 match won
Europe5th Nov 2019Chelsea44Ajax39,132 match drawn Sub on 87 mins
League9th Nov 2019Chelsea20Crystal Palace40,525 match won booked
League23rd Nov 2019Manchester City21Chelsea54,486 match lost
Europe27th Nov 2019Valencia22Chelsea43,486 match drawn scored 1 goal
League30th Nov 2019Chelsea01West Ham United40,595 match lost
League4th Dec 2019Chelsea21Aston Villa40,628 match won booked
League7th Dec 2019Everton31Chelsea39,114 match lost scored 1 goal
Europe10th Dec 2019Chelsea21Lille Olympique40,016 match won Sub on 82 mins
League14th Dec 2019Chelsea01Bournemouth40,243 match lost Sub on 65 mins booked
League22nd Dec 2019Tottenham Hotspur02Chelsea61,104 match won Sub on 68 mins booked
League29th Dec 2019Arsenal12Chelsea60,309 match won Sub on 70 mins
League1st Jan 2020Brighton And Hove Albion11Chelsea30,559 match drawn Sub on 73 mins booked
F.A. Cup5th Jan 2020Chelsea20Nottingham Forest40,492 match won Sub on 69 mins
League21st Jan 2020Chelsea22Arsenal40,577 match drawn Sub on 66 mins
F.A. Cup25th Jan 2020Hull City12Chelsea24,109 match won booked
League1st Feb 2020Leicester City22Chelsea32,186 match drawn Sub on 74 mins booked
League17th Feb 2020Chelsea02Manchester United40,504 match lost
League22nd Feb 2020Chelsea21Tottenham Hotspur40,608 match won
Europe25th Feb 2020Chelsea03Bayern Munich36,761 match lost
League29th Feb 2020Bournemouth22Chelsea10,667 match drawn
F.A. Cup3rd Mar 2020Chelsea20Liverpool40,103 match won Sub on 42 mins
League21st Jun 2020Aston Villa12Chelsea0 match won Sub on 55 mins
League25th Jun 2020Chelsea21Manchester City0 match won Sub on 73 mins
F.A. Cup28th Jun 2020Leicester City01Chelsea0 match won Sub on 46 mins
League1st Jul 2020West Ham United32Chelsea0 match lost Sub on 53 mins
League14th Jul 2020Chelsea10Norwich City0 match won booked
F.A. Cup19th Jul 2020Manchester United13Chelsea0 match won Sub on 86 mins
League22nd Jul 2020Liverpool53Chelsea0 match lost
League26th Jul 2020Chelsea20Wolverhampton Wanderers0 match won Sub on 85 mins
F.A. Cup1st Aug 2020Arsenal21Chelsea0 match lost booked sent off
Europe8th Aug 2020Bayern Munich41Chelsea0 match lost
League20th Sep 2020Chelsea02Liverpool0 match lost Sub on 79 mins
League Cup23rd Sep 2020Chelsea60Barnsley0 match won
League26th Sep 2020West Bromwich Albion33Chelsea0 match drawn Sub on 46 mins
League Cup29th Sep 2020Tottenham Hotspur11Chelsea0 match drawn Sub on 70 mins booked
League3rd Oct 2020Chelsea40Crystal Palace0 match won Sub on 83 mins
Europe20th Oct 2020Chelsea00Sevilla0 match drawn Sub on 65 mins
Europe28th Oct 2020Krasnodar04Chelsea10,544 match won Sub on 71 mins
Europe4th Nov 2020Chelsea30Rennes0 match won Sub on 63 mins booked
League7th Nov 2020Chelsea41Sheffield United0 match won Sub on 71 mins
League21st Nov 2020Newcastle United02Chelsea0 match won
Europe24th Nov 2020Rennes12Chelsea0 match won Sub on 76 mins
League29th Nov 2020Chelsea00Tottenham Hotspur0 match drawn
Europe2nd Dec 2020Sevilla04Chelsea0 match won Sub on 67 mins booked
League5th Dec 2020Chelsea31Leeds United2,000 match won Sub on 67 mins
Europe8th Dec 2020Chelsea11Krasnodar2,000 match drawn Sub on 74 mins
League12th Dec 2020Everton10Chelsea2,000 match lost Sub on 82 mins
League15th Dec 2020Wolverhampton Wanderers21Chelsea0 match lost Sub on 71 mins
League21st Dec 2020Chelsea30West Ham United0 match won Sub on 66 mins
League26th Dec 2020Arsenal31Chelsea0 match lost Sub on 46 mins
League3rd Jan 2021Chelsea13Manchester City0 match lost Sub on 77 mins booked
League16th Jan 2021Fulham01Chelsea0 match won
League19th Jan 2021Leicester City20Chelsea0 match lost booked
F.A. Cup24th Jan 2021Chelsea31Luton Town0 match won Sub on 84 mins
League27th Jan 2021Chelsea00Wolverhampton Wanderers0 match drawn
League31st Jan 2021Chelsea20Burnley0 match won
League4th Feb 2021Tottenham Hotspur01Chelsea0 match won Sub on 74 mins
League7th Feb 2021Sheffield United12Chelsea0 match won
F.A. Cup11th Feb 2021Barnsley01Chelsea0 match won Sub on 80 mins
League15th Feb 2021Chelsea20Newcastle United0 match won
League20th Feb 2021Southampton11Chelsea0 match drawn Sub on 76 mins
Europe23rd Feb 2021Atlético Madrid01Chelsea0 match won Sub on 74 mins
League28th Feb 2021Chelsea00Manchester United0 match drawn
League4th Mar 2021Liverpool01Chelsea0 match won Sub on 81 mins
League8th Mar 2021Chelsea20Everton0 match won Sub on 80 mins
Europe17th Mar 2021Chelsea20Atlético Madrid0 match won
F.A. Cup21st Mar 2021Chelsea20Sheffield United0 match won
League3rd Apr 2021Chelsea25West Bromwich Albion0 match lost booked
Europe7th Apr 2021Porto02Chelsea0 match won Sub on 90 mins
League10th Apr 2021Crystal Palace14Chelsea0 match won Sub on 83 mins
League18th May 2021Chelsea21Leicester City7,195 match won Sub on 32 mins
League23rd May 2021Aston Villa21Chelsea10,000 match lost Sub on 66 mins booked
Europe29th May 2021Manchester City01Chelsea14,110 match won Sub on 80 mins
Europe11th Aug 2021Villarreal11Chelsea10,435 match drawn
League14th Aug 2021Chelsea30Crystal Palace38,965 match won
League22nd Aug 2021Arsenal02Chelsea58,729 match won Sub on 72 mins
League28th Aug 2021Liverpool11Chelsea53,100 match drawn Sub on 46 mins
League11th Sep 2021Chelsea30Aston Villa39,969 match won scored 1 goal
Europe14th Sep 2021Chelsea10Zenit St Petersburg39,252 match won
League19th Sep 2021Tottenham Hotspur03Chelsea60,059 match won
League25th Sep 2021Chelsea01Manchester City40,036 match lost
Europe29th Sep 2021Juventus10Chelsea19,934 match lost
League2nd Oct 2021Chelsea31Southampton40,109 match won Sub on 73 mins
League16th Oct 2021Brentford01Chelsea16,940 match won Sub on 65 mins booked
League23rd Oct 2021Chelsea70Norwich City40,113 match won
League Cup26th Oct 2021Chelsea11Southampton39,766 match drawn
League19th Dec 2021Wolverhampton Wanderers00Chelsea30,631 match drawn Sub on 65 mins
League Cup22nd Dec 2021Brentford02Chelsea16,577 match won Sub on 46 mins
League26th Dec 2021Aston Villa13Chelsea41,907 match won Sub on 63 mins
League29th Dec 2021Chelsea11Brighton And Hove Albion40,080 match drawn booked
League2nd Jan 2022Chelsea22Liverpool40,072 match drawn scored 1 goal
League Cup5th Jan 2022Chelsea20Tottenham Hotspur37,868 match won Sub on 73 mins
F.A. Cup8th Jan 2022Chelsea51Chesterfield Town39,795 match won Captain Sub on 46 mins
League Cup12th Jan 2022Tottenham Hotspur01Chelsea45,603 match won Sub on 77 mins
League15th Jan 2022Manchester City10Chelsea53,319 match lost booked
League18th Jan 2022Brighton And Hove Albion11Chelsea30,880 match drawn Sub on 80 mins
League23rd Jan 2022Chelsea20Tottenham Hotspur40,020 match won
F.A. Cup5th Feb 2022Chelsea21Plymouth Argyle39,959 match won Sub on 82 mins
Fifa Club World Cup9th Feb 2022Al Hilal01Chelsea19,175 match won booked
Fifa Club World Cup12th Feb 2022Palmeiras12Chelsea32,871 match won Sub on 91 mins
League19th Feb 2022Crystal Palace01Chelsea25,109 match won Sub on 74 mins
Europe22nd Feb 2022Chelsea20Lille Olympique38,832 match won Sub on 51 mins
League Cup27th Feb 2022Liverpool00Chelsea85,512 match drawn Sub on 105 mins booked
League5th Mar 2022Burnley04Chelsea19,439 match won Sub on 70 mins
League10th Mar 2022Norwich City13Chelsea26,722 match won Sub on 86 mins
League13th Mar 2022Chelsea10Newcastle United40,026 match won Sub on 63 mins booked
Europe16th Mar 2022Lille Olympique12Chelsea49,048 match won Sub on 46 mins
F.A. Cup19th Mar 2022Middlesbrough02Chelsea31,422 match won Sub on 69 mins
League2nd Apr 2022Chelsea14Brentford39,061 match lost Sub on 64 mins
Europe6th Apr 2022Chelsea13Real Madrid38,689 match lost Sub on 46 mins
League9th Apr 2022Southampton06Chelsea31,359 match won
Europe12th Apr 2022Real Madrid23Chelsea59,839 match won Sub on 105 mins
F.A. Cup17th Apr 2022Crystal Palace02Chelsea76,238 match won Sub on 26 mins
League1st May 2022Everton10Chelsea39,256 match lost Sub on 46 mins
League7th May 2022Chelsea22Wolverhampton Wanderers32,190 match drawn
League11th May 2022Leeds United03Chelsea36,549 match won Sub on 30 mins
F.A. Cup14th May 2022Liverpool00Chelsea84,897 match drawn Sub on 66 mins
League27th Aug 2022Chelsea21Leicester City39,953 match won Sub on 75 mins
League30th Aug 2022Southampton21Chelsea31,072 match lost Sub on 46 mins
League3rd Sep 2022Chelsea21West Ham United39,923 match won Sub on 72 mins
Europe6th Sep 2022Dinamo Zagreb10Chelsea20,607 match lost Sub on 59 mins
Europe14th Sep 2022Chelsea11RB Salzburg38,818 match drawn Sub on 81 mins
League1st Oct 2022Crystal Palace12Chelsea25,198 match won booked
Europe5th Oct 2022Chelsea30A.C. Milan39,537 match won Sub on 66 mins booked
League8th Oct 2022Chelsea30Wolverhampton Wanderers39,940 match won Sub on 66 mins
Europe11th Oct 2022A.C. Milan02Chelsea75,051 match won
League16th Oct 2022Aston Villa02Chelsea41,754 match won Sub on 65 mins
League19th Oct 2022Brentford00Chelsea17,118 match drawn Sub on 15 mins
League22nd Oct 2022Chelsea11Manchester United39,503 match drawn Sub on 36 mins
Europe25th Oct 2022RB Salzburg12Chelsea29,520 match won Sub on 68 minsscored 1 goal
League29th Oct 2022Brighton And Hove Albion41Chelsea31,746 match lost booked
League6th Nov 2022Chelsea01Arsenal40,142 match lost Sub on 78 mins
League Cup9th Nov 2022Manchester City20Chelsea52,148 match lost Captain
League12th Nov 2022Newcastle United10Chelsea52,264 match lost
League1st Jan 2023Nottingham Forest11Chelsea29,229 match drawn Sub on 61 mins
League5th Jan 2023Chelsea01Manchester City39,998 match lost booked
F.A. Cup8th Jan 2023Manchester City40Chelsea51,505 match lost Sub on 46 mins
League12th Jan 2023Fulham21Chelsea24,460 match lost Sub on 79 mins
League15th Jan 2023Chelsea10Crystal Palace40,075 match won Sub on 89 mins
League18th Feb 2023Chelsea01Southampton40,152 match lost booked
League4th Mar 2023Chelsea10Leeds United39,905 match won Captain Sub on 75 mins
Europe7th Mar 2023Chelsea20Borussia Dortmund38,882 match won Captain Sub on 83 mins
League11th Mar 2023Leicester City13Chelsea32,170 match won Captainscored 1 goal
League18th Mar 2023Chelsea22Everton40,025 match drawn Captain Sub on 81 mins
League1st Apr 2023Chelsea02Aston Villa40,082 match lost Captain Sub on 80 mins booked
League4th Apr 2023Chelsea00Liverpool40,093 match drawn booked
League8th Apr 2023Wolverhampton Wanderers10Chelsea31,614 match lost Captain booked
Europe12th Apr 2023Real Madrid20Chelsea63,142 match lost booked
League15th Apr 2023Chelsea12Brighton And Hove Albion40,126 match lost Sub on 57 mins
Europe18th Apr 2023Chelsea02Real Madrid39,453 match lost
League26th Apr 2023Chelsea02Brentford39,929 match lost
League2nd May 2023Arsenal31Chelsea60,144 match lost booked
League13th May 2023Chelsea22Nottingham Forest40,030 match drawn Sub on 45 mins
League28th May 2023Chelsea11Newcastle United40,130 match drawn Sub on 70 mins

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Chelsea FC Player Mateo Kovačić

Games Won: 123
Win Percentage: 55.66%
Starts as Captain: 8
Total Bookings: 39
Times Sent Off: 1


During his Chelsea first-team career of 221 appearances, Mateo Kovačić played alongside the following 69 players (number of appearances together in the same match-day squad in brackets)

Tammy Abraham (67)
Marcos Alonso (105)
Ethan Ampadu (2)
Tino Anjorin (2)
Kepa Arrizabalaga (128)
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (17)
César Azpilicueta (175)
Benoît Badiashile (7)
Lewis Baker (1)
Ross Barkley (69)
Michy Batshuayi (22)
Marcus Bettinelli (1)
Armando Broja (15)
Willy Caballero (21)
Gary Cahill (7)
Trevoh Chalobah (49)
Ben Chilwell (57)
Andreas Christensen (89)
Carney Chukwuemeka (12)
Marc Cucurella (25)
Emerson (54)
Cesc Fàbregas (9)
João Félix (15)
Enzo Fernández (15)
David Fofana (3)
Wesley Fofana (16)
Conor Gallagher (34)
Billy Gilmour (14)
Olivier Giroud (83)
Marc Guéhi (1)
Lewis Hall (9)
Kai Havertz (97)
Eden Hazard (45)
Gonzalo Higuain (14)
Callum Hudson-Odoi (87)
Bashir Humphreys (1)
Omari Hutchinson (2)
Reece James (101)
Jorginho (164)
N'Golo Kanté (140)
Kenedy (1)
Kalidou Koulibaly (24)
Tariq Lamptey (3)
Ruben Loftus-Cheek (83)
David Luiz (41)
Romelu Lukaku (32)
Noni Madueke (7)
Édouard Mendy (75)
Álvaro Morata (16)
Victor Moses (4)
Mason Mount (146)
Mykhailo Mudryk (9)
Pedro (63)
Christian Pulisic (106)
Antonio Rüdiger (118)
Malang Sarr (16)
Saúl (14)
Thiago Silva (79)
Xavier Simons (1)
Jude Soonsup-Bell (1)
Raheem Sterling (29)
Fikayo Tomori (24)
Harvey Vale (4)
Timo Werner (64)
Willian (87)
Denis Zakaria (8)
Davide Zappacosta (13)
Hakim Ziyech (70)
Kurt Zouma (64)