Christian Benteke

Date of birth03 December 1990
Place of birthKinshasa, DR Congo
NationalityBelgian
Weight83 kg
Height1.90 m
PositionForward

Christian Benteke joined Aston Villa in August 2012 with a four-year contract that was extended to June 2017 in July 2013.

He joined Liverpool in July 2015 for a reported fee of £32.5million to become the Reds' second most expensive signing having paid £35million to Newcastle United for Andy Carroll in January 2011.

Christian joined Crystal Palace in August 2016 with a four-year contract for a reported club record fee of £27million.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
RC Genk 01 Jul 2007 01 Jan 2009
Standard Liège 01 Jan 2009 28 Aug 2011
KV Kortrijk 06 Aug 2009 31 May 2010 L
KV Mechelen 01 Sep 2010 31 May 2011 L
RC Genk 28 Aug 2011 31 Aug 2012
Aston Villa 31 Aug 2012 22 Jul 2015
Liverpool 22 Jul 2015 20 Aug 2016
Crystal Palace 20 Aug 2016

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2012-13 Aston Villa League Cup 5
4
2012-13 Aston Villa Premier League 32
2
19
7
1
2013-14 Aston Villa FA Cup 1
2013-14 Aston Villa League Cup 1
1
2013-14 Aston Villa Premier League 24
2
10
4
2014-15 Aston Villa FA Cup 5
2
2014-15 Aston Villa Premier League 26
3
13
1
1
2015-16 Liverpool FA Cup 4
2015-16 Liverpool League Cup
2
2015-16 Liverpool Premier League 14
15
9
2
2015-16 Liverpool UEFA Europa League 2
5
1
1
2016-17 Crystal Palace FA Cup 1
1
2
2016-17 Crystal Palace League Cup 1
1
2016-17 Crystal Palace Premier League 36
15
11
2017-18 Crystal Palace Premier League 24
7
3
6
2017-18 Crystal Palace Premier League Asia Trophy 2
2018-19 Crystal Palace Premier League 4


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
15 Sep 2012 Aston Villa v Swansea City W 2-0 Premier League
22 Sep 2012 Southampton v Aston Villa L 4-1 Premier League
25 Sep 2012 Manchester City v Aston Villa W 2-4 League Cup 3rd round
30 Sep 2012 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion D 1-1 Premier League
07 Oct 2012 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa L 2-0 Premier League
20 Oct 2012 Fulham v Aston Villa L 1-0 Premier League
27 Oct 2012 Aston Villa v Norwich City D 1-1 Premier League
30 Oct 2012 Swindon Town v Aston Villa W 2-3 League Cup 4th round
03 Nov 2012 Sunderland v Aston Villa W 0-1 Premier League
10 Nov 2012 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 2-3 Premier League
17 Nov 2012 Manchester City v Aston Villa L 5-0 Premier League
24 Nov 2012 Aston Villa v Arsenal D 0-0 Premier League
27 Nov 2012 Aston Villa v Reading W 1-0 Premier League
01 Dec 2012 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa D 1-1 Premier League
08 Dec 2012 Aston Villa v Stoke City D 0-0 Premier League
11 Dec 2012 Norwich City v Aston Villa W 1-4 League Cup 5th round
15 Dec 2012 Liverpool v Aston Villa W 1-3 Premier League
23 Dec 2012 Chelsea v Aston Villa L 8-0 Premier League
26 Dec 2012 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-4 Premier League
29 Dec 2012 Aston Villa v Wigan Athletic L 0-3 Premier League
01 Jan 2013 Swansea City v Aston Villa D 2-2 Premier League
08 Jan 2013 Bradford City v Aston Villa L 3-1 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
12 Jan 2013 Aston Villa v Southampton L 0-1 Premier League
19 Jan 2013 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa D 2-2 Premier League
22 Jan 2013 Aston Villa v Bradford City W 2-1
Agg: 3-4
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
29 Jan 2013 Aston Villa v Newcastle United L 1-2 Premier League
02 Feb 2013 Everton v Aston Villa D 3-3 Premier League
10 Feb 2013 Aston Villa v West Ham United W 2-1 Premier League
23 Feb 2013 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 2-1 Premier League
04 Mar 2013 Aston Villa v Manchester City L 0-1 Premier League
09 Mar 2013 Reading v Aston Villa W 1-2 Premier League
16 Mar 2013 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers W 3-2 Premier League
31 Mar 2013 Aston Villa v Liverpool L 1-2 Premier League
06 Apr 2013 Stoke City v Aston Villa W 1-3 Premier League
13 Apr 2013 Aston Villa v Fulham D 1-1 Premier League
22 Apr 2013 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 3-0 Premier League
29 Apr 2013 Aston Villa v Sunderland W 6-1 Premier League
04 May 2013 Norwich City v Aston Villa W 1-2 Premier League
11 May 2013 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 1-2 Premier League
17 Aug 2013 Arsenal v Aston Villa W 1-3 Premier League
21 Aug 2013 Chelsea v Aston Villa L 2-1 Premier League
24 Aug 2013 Aston Villa v Liverpool L 0-1 Premier League
28 Aug 2013 Aston Villa v Rotherham United W 3-0 League Cup 2nd round
14 Sep 2013 Aston Villa v Newcastle United L 1-2 Premier League
21 Sep 2013 Norwich City v Aston Villa W 0-1 Premier League
20 Oct 2013 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-2 Premier League
26 Oct 2013 Aston Villa v Everton L 0-2 Premier League
02 Nov 2013 West Ham United v Aston Villa D 0-0 Premier League
09 Nov 2013 Aston Villa v Cardiff City W 2-0 Premier League
25 Nov 2013 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa D 2-2 Premier League
30 Nov 2013 Aston Villa v Sunderland D 0-0 Premier League
04 Dec 2013 Southampton v Aston Villa W 2-3 Premier League
08 Dec 2013 Fulham v Aston Villa L 2-0 Premier League
15 Dec 2013 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 0-3 Premier League
01 Jan 2014 Sunderland v Aston Villa W 0-1 Premier League
04 Jan 2014 Aston Villa v Sheffield United L 1-2 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 2014 Aston Villa v Arsenal L 1-2 Premier League
18 Jan 2014 Liverpool v Aston Villa D 2-2 Premier League
29 Jan 2014 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 4-3 Premier League
01 Feb 2014 Everton v Aston Villa L 2-1 Premier League
08 Feb 2014 Aston Villa v West Ham United L 0-2 Premier League
11 Feb 2014 Cardiff City v Aston Villa D 0-0 Premier League
23 Feb 2014 Newcastle United v Aston Villa L 1-0 Premier League
02 Mar 2014 Aston Villa v Norwich City W 4-1 Premier League
15 Mar 2014 Aston Villa v Chelsea W 1-0 Premier League
23 Mar 2014 Aston Villa v Stoke City L 1-4 Premier League
29 Mar 2014 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 4-1 Premier League
04 Oct 2014 Aston Villa v Manchester City L 0-2 Premier League
18 Oct 2014 Everton v Aston Villa L 3-0 Premier League
27 Oct 2014 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa L 2-0 Premier League
02 Nov 2014 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur L 1-2 Premier League
02 Dec 2014 Crystal Palace v Aston Villa W 0-1 Premier League
07 Dec 2014 Aston Villa v Leicester City W 2-1 Premier League
13 Dec 2014 West Bromwich Albion v Aston Villa L 1-0 Premier League
20 Dec 2014 Aston Villa v Manchester United D 1-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2014 Swansea City v Aston Villa L 1-0 Premier League
28 Dec 2014 Aston Villa v Sunderland D 0-0 Premier League
01 Jan 2015 Aston Villa v Crystal Palace D 0-0 Premier League
04 Jan 2015 Aston Villa v Blackpool W 1-0 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 2015 Leicester City v Aston Villa L 1-0 Premier League
17 Jan 2015 Aston Villa v Liverpool L 0-2 Premier League
25 Jan 2015 Aston Villa v AFC Bournemouth W 2-1 FA Cup 4th round
01 Feb 2015 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 5-0 Premier League
07 Feb 2015 Aston Villa v Chelsea L 1-2 Premier League
10 Feb 2015 Hull City v Aston Villa L 2-0 Premier League
15 Feb 2015 Aston Villa v Leicester City W 2-1 FA Cup 5th round
21 Feb 2015 Aston Villa v Stoke City L 1-2 Premier League
28 Feb 2015 Newcastle United v Aston Villa L 1-0 Premier League
03 Mar 2015 Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion W 2-1 Premier League
14 Mar 2015 Sunderland v Aston Villa W 0-4 Premier League
21 Mar 2015 Aston Villa v Swansea City L 0-1 Premier League
04 Apr 2015 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 3-1 Premier League
07 Apr 2015 Aston Villa v Queens Park Rangers D 3-3 Premier League
11 Apr 2015 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa W 0-1 Premier League
19 Apr 2015 Aston Villa v Liverpool W 2-1 FA Cup Semi-final
25 Apr 2015 Manchester City v Aston Villa L 3-2 Premier League
02 May 2015 Aston Villa v Everton W 3-2 Premier League
09 May 2015 Aston Villa v West Ham United W 1-0 Premier League
16 May 2015 Southampton v Aston Villa L 6-1 Premier League
24 May 2015 Aston Villa v Burnley L 0-1 Premier League
30 May 2015 Arsenal v Aston Villa L 4-0 FA Cup Final


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2009-10 Belgium International Friendly
1
2010-11 Belgium International Friendly 1
2010-11 Belgium UEFA European Championship
1
2011-12 Belgium International Friendly
1
2011-12 Belgium UEFA Under-21 4
2
1
2012-13 Belgium FIFA World Cup 6
2
1
2012-13 Belgium International Friendly 3
1
4
2013-14 Belgium FIFA World Cup 1
2013-14 Belgium International Friendly 2
1
2014-15 Belgium International Friendly 2
2014-15 Belgium UEFA European Championship 3
1
1
2015-16 Belgium International Friendly
2
2015-16 Belgium UEFA European Championship 1
2
2016-17 Belgium FIFA World Cup 1
1
3
2016-17 Belgium International Friendly 1
1
2
2017-18 Belgium International Friendly
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
19 May 2010 Belgium v Bulgaria W 2-1 International Friendly
11 Aug 2010 Finland v Belgium L 1-0 International Friendly
03 Sep 2010 Belgium v Germany L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group A
01 Sep 2011 Iceland v Belgium L 2-1 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
06 Sep 2011 Belgium v Azerbaijan W 4-1 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
10 Oct 2011 Azerbaijan v Belgium D 0-0 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
29 Feb 2012 England v Belgium L 4-0 UEFA Under-21 Qualifying group 8
25 May 2012 Belgium v Montenegro D 2-2 International Friendly
15 Aug 2012 Belgium v Netherlands W 4-2 International Friendly
11 Sep 2012 Belgium v Croatia D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
12 Oct 2012 Serbia v Belgium W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
16 Oct 2012 Belgium v Scotland W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
14 Nov 2012 Romania v Belgium L 2-1 International Friendly
06 Feb 2013 Belgium v Slovakia W 2-1 International Friendly
22 Mar 2013 FYR Macedonia v Belgium W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
26 Mar 2013 Belgium v FYR Macedonia W 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
29 May 2013 USA v Belgium W 2-4 International Friendly
07 Jun 2013 Belgium v Serbia W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
14 Aug 2013 Belgium v France D 0-0 International Friendly
06 Sep 2013 Scotland v Belgium W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
14 Nov 2013 Belgium v Colombia L 0-2 International Friendly
05 Mar 2014 Belgium v Ivory Coast D 2-2 International Friendly
12 Nov 2014 Belgium v Iceland W 3-1 International Friendly
16 Nov 2014 Belgium v Wales D 0-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
28 Mar 2015 Belgium v Cyprus W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
31 Mar 2015 Israel v Belgium W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
07 Jun 2015 France v Belgium W 3-4 International Friendly
12 Jun 2015 Wales v Belgium L 1-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
06 Sep 2015 Cyprus v Belgium W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group B
28 May 2016 Switzerland v Belgium W 1-2 International Friendly
01 Jun 2016 Belgium v Finland D 1-1 International Friendly
18 Jun 2016 Belgium v Republic of Ireland W 3-0 UEFA European Championship Group E
22 Jun 2016 Sweden v Belgium W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Group E
07 Oct 2016 Belgium v Bosnia and Herzegovina W 4-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
10 Oct 2016 Gibraltar v Belgium W 0-6 FIFA World Cup Europe group H
28 Mar 2017 Russia v Belgium D 3-3 International Friendly
05 Jun 2017 Belgium v Czech Republic W 2-1 International Friendly
02 Jun 2018 Belgium v Portugal D 0-0 International Friendly


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.