Deniss Rakels

Date of birth20 August 1992
Place of birthJēkabpils
NationalityLatvian
Weight73 kg
Height1.79 m
PositionForward

Deniss Rakels joined Reading in January 2016 with a contract to June 2018.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Liepajas Metalurgs 01 Jul 2009 24 Jan 2011
Zagłębie Lubin 24 Jan 2011 15 Jan 2014
GKS Katowice 17 Aug 2011 31 May 2012 L
GKS Katowice 01 Aug 2012 31 May 2013 L
Cracovia Kraków 15 Jan 2014 28 Jan 2016
Reading 28 Jan 2016
Lech Poznań 26 Jun 2017 16 Jan 2018 L
Cracovia Kraków 17 Jan 2018 31 May 2018 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2015-16 Reading FA Cup 1
1
2015-16 Reading League Championship 5
7
3
2016-17 Reading League Championship 1
1
2016-17 Reading League Cup 1


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
06 Feb 2016 Reading v Wolverhampton Wanderers D 0-0 League Championship
13 Feb 2016 Reading v Burnley D 0-0 League Championship
20 Feb 2016 Reading v West Bromwich Albion W 3-1 FA Cup 5th round
23 Feb 2016 Reading v Rotherham United W 1-0 League Championship
27 Feb 2016 Charlton Athletic v Reading W 3-4 League Championship
05 Mar 2016 Reading v Fulham D 2-2 League Championship
08 Mar 2016 Huddersfield Town v Reading L 3-1 League Championship
11 Mar 2016 Reading v Crystal Palace L 0-2 FA Cup 6th round
15 Mar 2016 Brighton and Hove Albion v Reading L 1-0 League Championship
16 Apr 2016 Leeds United v Reading L 3-2 League Championship
19 Apr 2016 Reading v Hull City L 1-2 League Championship
23 Apr 2016 Queens Park Rangers v Reading D 1-1 League Championship
30 Apr 2016 Reading v Preston North End L 1-2 League Championship
07 May 2016 Blackburn Rovers v Reading L 3-1 League Championship
06 Aug 2016 Reading v Preston North End W 1-0 League Championship
13 Aug 2016 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Reading L 2-0 League Championship
23 Aug 2016 Reading v Milton Keynes Dons W 2-2 (4-2) League Cup 2nd round


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 Latvia Baltic Cup 1
2013-14 Latvia FIFA World Cup 1
1
2013-14 Latvia International Friendly
1
2014-15 Latvia International Friendly 1
2014-15 Latvia UEFA European Championship 2
1
1
2015-16 Latvia International Friendly 1
2015-16 Latvia UEFA European Championship 4
2016-17 Latvia FIFA World Cup
2
2016-17 Latvia International Friendly
1
2017-18 Latvia FIFA World Cup 1
1
2017-18 Latvia International Friendly 1
1
2018-19 Latvia UEFA European Championship 4
2018-19 Latvia UEFA Nations League 5
1
1
2019-20 Latvia UEFA European Championship 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 Jun 2010 Estonia v Latvia D 0-0 Baltic Cup Group stage
14 Aug 2013 Estonia v Latvia D 1-1 International Friendly
10 Sep 2013 Greece v Latvia L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
11 Oct 2013 Lithuania v Latvia L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
13 Oct 2014 Latvia v Turkey D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
28 Mar 2015 Czech Republic v Latvia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
31 Mar 2015 Ukraine v Latvia D 1-1 International Friendly
12 Jun 2015 Latvia v Netherlands L 0-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
03 Sep 2015 Turkey v Latvia D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
06 Sep 2015 Latvia v Czech Republic L 1-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
10 Oct 2015 Iceland v Latvia D 2-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
13 Oct 2015 Latvia v Kazakhstan L 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
13 Nov 2015 Northern Ireland v Latvia L 1-0 International Friendly
25 Mar 2017 Switzerland v Latvia L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
28 Mar 2017 Georgia v Latvia L 5-0 International Friendly
09 Jun 2017 Latvia v Portugal L 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
31 Aug 2017 Hungary v Latvia L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
03 Sep 2017 Latvia v Switzerland L 0-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group B
07 Nov 2017 Saudi Arabia v Latvia L 2-0 International Friendly
13 Nov 2017 Kosovo v Latvia L 4-3 International Friendly
06 Sep 2018 Latvia v Andorra D 0-0 UEFA Nations League League D Group D1
09 Sep 2018 Georgia v Latvia L 1-0 UEFA Nations League League D Group D1
13 Oct 2018 Latvia v Kazakhstan D 1-1 UEFA Nations League League D Group D1
16 Oct 2018 Latvia v Georgia L 0-3 UEFA Nations League League D Group D1
15 Nov 2018 Kazakhstan v Latvia D 1-1 UEFA Nations League League D Group D1
19 Nov 2018 Andorra v Latvia D 0-0 UEFA Nations League League D Group D1
21 Mar 2019 FYR Macedonia v Latvia L 3-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
24 Mar 2019 Poland v Latvia L 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
07 Jun 2019 Latvia v Israel L 0-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
10 Jun 2019 Latvia v Slovenia L 0-5 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G
10 Oct 2019 Latvia v Poland L 0-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group G


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