date of birth: 08.09.1995
height/weight: 178 cm/68 kg
Left-footed left-back with good ball control and body balance. Useful both in defense and attack. Decent acceleration and long-distance speed. Performs well in defensive challenges.
Starting eleven player.
Poelmans is home-grown for Belgian side FC “Lierse”. Played for “Lierse” U-19, reserve and main teams. 54 appearances for the club since 2015. In 2018 signed with Dutch second league club “Helmond Sport”.
His market value has doubled since then and is now €275.000.63 appearances, 5 goals and 3 assists for “Helmond” in two seasons
STATS & NUMBERS
All stats as per 90 minutes.
2.7 air challenges (58% success). Also 8.6 defensive challenges (56% success) and 4 attacking challenges (48% success).
80% pass accuracy with 46 passes in total. 0.53 key passes per 90 min with 64% of accuracy.
41% of successful crosses with 2.3 crosses in average. 1.8 dribbles (50% success) and 3.7 tackles per 90 min (64% success). Commits 1.3 fouls and suffers 1 foul per 90 min.
In general, performs above average level of the Dutch second league.
Decent quality of defending. Goes into air challenges in powerful manner. Tries to do the same for tackling when possible.
Tough and persistent in defensive duels. Tries not to use sliding tackles.
Performs well under pressure, improves one vs. one component from season to season. Is also good at team pressing.
Decent attacking actions. Starts attacks with long flank pass. Good crosses from his flank made with left foot. Prefers to use dribbling when moving the ball forward. Also can dribble to save the ball shortly after successful tackle.
During fast attacks or counters makes either first long pass forward or short pass forward to a free teammate.
Can make a decent long shot after free ball pick up. Decent corner kicks performance.
Thanks to good field vision, often starts attacks with a long pass, diagonal or direct. Makes fast decisions when sees teammates’ openings.
Makes accurate crosses on the far post and to the mid penalty box area. Seeks teammates’ openings well.
Joeri Poelmans is a left-back which can also be useful in the left-wing midfield.
Quite fast player with a decent set of qualities for his position.
He will fit in a scheme with 4 or 5 defenders on a wing-back position. He tends to play higher, which means he will better fit in schemes with high defense and permanent use of wing defenders in attacking phase.
Seems to be a quality player despite playing in a far not best league and team. He will proceed to develop well in a better club.