Alen Ožbolt-striker

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FULL NAME: ALEN OŽBOLT

DATE OF BIRTH: June 24th, 1996

PLACE OF BIRTH: Novo Mesto, Slovenia

HEIGHT: 1.82cm

CURRENT CLUB: Slovan Bratislava

PREVIOUS CLUBS: Lokomotiv Plovdiv, TSV Hartberg, Domžale, Borussia Dortmund

POSITION: Striker

PREFERRED FOOT: Right

Alen Ožbolt is advanced striker. Creative with very good technique on tha ball, mobility, first touch, acceleration skills, fast directs shifts, short dribbling and good short-mid through passing ability.

He can play effectively alone upfront or offer versatility in their choice of striking partner. He is constantly on move looking for space and usually tries to makes runs off shoulder of the last defender to go through on goal, he has very good off the ball movements in and around the opposite box.

Alen Ožbolt is a very good finisher capable on both feet, with very good positioning while receiving through balls. He has very good ball control and retention under pressure. He is very effective on the counter attacks thanks to his pace and acceleration. Although it`s not his major skill he is effective also in the air.  Alen works a lot also like a „first line“ of defense, pressing the opposition`s centre backs effectively.