FC Cologne right-back, Kingsley Ehizibue and SC Paderborn left-back, Jamilu Collins are among the top-five worst card earning players in the German Bundesliga, with latest figures showing that the duo’s disciplinary data so far this season are very low, megasportsaerena.com reports.
Collins and Ehizibue both ranked among the handful who should watch out for possible suspensions from accumulated yellow cards once the season resumes after the ongoing coronavirus break, following the catalogue of bookings they have go t thus far.
The records show that Collins has received six yellow cards so far this season, with the last of the lot leading to his dismissal against SC Freiburg, as he received two bookings in that game, while Ehizibue has accumulated 10 points from five yellow cards and one red.
The data by Transfermarkt further reveal that Ehizibue has the second worst disciplinary record in the German top-flight, in which a negative point is assigned to a yellow card, three points to a second yellow card leading to red card and five points to a straight red card.
With nine points accumulated against him on the disciplinary chart, Collins stands joint-fifth on the worst disciplinary records of all players in the Bundesliga, along with Eintracht Frankfurt)’s Dominik Kohr, as well as Stefan Posch (Hoffenheim), Konrad Laimer (RB Leipzig), Robert Andrich and Keven Schlotterbeck (both from Union Berlin), Jorge Meré (Cologne), Ridle Baku (Mainz), Jonathan Tah (Leverkusen), Marcel Tisserand (Wolfsburg) and Kaan Ayhan (Fortuna Düsseldorf).
However, 13 players have more yellow cards than Collins this term in the German top-flight, while Ehizibue, due to his accumulated cards, was suspended from playing for his club against Hertha Berlin and Frankfurt, the only two games he has missed this season.
Ehizibue went into the referee’s bad book during matches against Borussia Dortmund, Schalke 04, Düsseldorf, Union Berlin and Bayer Leverkusen; while a red was shown him during his side’s 4-0 loss to Bayern Munich on Match Day 5.