Karim El Ahmadi

Date of birth27 January 1985
Place of birthEnschede, Netherlands
NationalityMoroccan
Weight78 kg
Height1.85 m
PositionMidfielder

Karim El Ahmadi joined Aston Villa in July 2012 with a three-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
FC Twente 01 Jul 2003 16 Apr 2008
Feyenoord 16 Apr 2008 02 Jul 2012
Shabab Al-Ahli 01 Jan 2011 30 Jun 2011 L
Aston Villa 02 Jul 2012 01 Sep 2014
Feyenoord 01 Sep 2014

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2012-13 Aston Villa League Cup 3
2012-13 Aston Villa Premier League 12
8
1
5
2013-14 Aston Villa League Cup 2
2013-14 Aston Villa Premier League 26
5
2
7
2016-17 Feyenoord UEFA Europa League 1
2017-18 Feyenoord UEFA Champions League 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
18 Aug 2012 West Ham United v Aston Villa L 1-0 Premier League
25 Aug 2012 Aston Villa v Everton L 1-3 Premier League
02 Sep 2012 Newcastle United v Aston Villa D 1-1 Premier League
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
10 Nov 2012 Aston Villa v Manchester United L 2-3 Premier League
24 Nov 2012 Aston Villa v Arsenal D 0-0 Premier League
01 Dec 2012 Queens Park Rangers v Aston Villa D 1-1 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
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
02 Feb 2013 Everton v Aston Villa D 3-3 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
31 Mar 2013 Aston Villa v Liverpool L 1-2 Premier League
22 Apr 2013 Manchester United v Aston Villa L 3-0 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
24 Sep 2013 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur L 0-4 League Cup 3rd round
28 Sep 2013 Aston Villa v Manchester City W 3-2 Premier League
05 Oct 2013 Hull City v Aston Villa D 0-0 Premier League
20 Oct 2013 Aston Villa v Tottenham Hotspur 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
26 Dec 2013 Aston Villa v Crystal Palace L 0-1 Premier League
28 Dec 2013 Aston Villa v Swansea City D 1-1 Premier League
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
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
12 Apr 2014 Crystal Palace v Aston Villa L 1-0 Premier League
19 Apr 2014 Aston Villa v Southampton D 0-0 Premier League
26 Apr 2014 Swansea City v Aston Villa L 4-1 Premier League
03 May 2014 Aston Villa v Hull City W 3-1 Premier League
07 May 2014 Manchester City v Aston Villa L 4-0 Premier League
11 May 2014 Tottenham Hotspur v Aston Villa L 3-0 Premier League


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
2008-09 Morocco FIFA World Cup 1
2008-09 Morocco International Friendly
1
2009-10 Morocco FIFA World Cup 2
1
2014-15 Morocco International Friendly 1
2015-16 Morocco Africa Cup of Nations 3
2016-17 Morocco Africa Cup of Nations 4
1
2016-17 Morocco FIFA World Cup 1
2016-17 Morocco International Friendly 4
2017-18 Morocco FIFA World Cup 6
3
2017-18 Morocco International Friendly 4
2018-19 Morocco Africa Cup of Nations 4
1
2018-19 Morocco International Friendly 1
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
11 Feb 2009 Morocco v Czech Republic D 0-0 International Friendly
07 Jun 2009 Cameroon v Morocco D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group A
20 Jun 2009 Morocco v Togo D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group A
10 Oct 2009 Gabon v Morocco L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group A
14 Nov 2009 Morocco v Cameroon L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group A
28 Mar 2015 Morocco v Uruguay L 0-1 International Friendly
05 Sep 2015 Sao Tome e Principe v Morocco W 0-3 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group F
26 Mar 2016 Cape Verde Islands v Morocco W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group F
03 Jun 2016 Libya v Morocco D 1-1 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group F
31 Aug 2016 Albania v Morocco D 0-0 International Friendly
08 Oct 2016 Gabon v Morocco D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group C
11 Oct 2016 Morocco v Canada W 4-0 International Friendly
09 Jan 2017 Morocco v Finland L 0-1 International Friendly
16 Jan 2017 Congo DR v Morocco L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
20 Jan 2017 Morocco v Togo W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
24 Jan 2017 Morocco v Ivory Coast W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group C
29 Jan 2017 Egypt v Morocco L 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
31 May 2017 Morocco v Netherlands L 1-2 International Friendly
01 Sep 2017 Morocco v Mali W 6-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group C
05 Sep 2017 Mali v Morocco D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group C
07 Oct 2017 Morocco v Gabon W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group C
23 Mar 2018 Serbia v Morocco W 1-2 International Friendly
31 May 2018 Morocco v Ukraine D 0-0 International Friendly
04 Jun 2018 Morocco v Slovakia W 2-1 International Friendly
09 Jun 2018 Estonia v Morocco W 1-3 International Friendly
15 Jun 2018 Morocco v Iran L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group B
20 Jun 2018 Portugal v Morocco L 1-0 FIFA World Cup Group B
25 Jun 2018 Spain v Morocco D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Group B
08 Sep 2018 Morocco v Malawi W 3-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group B
13 Oct 2018 Morocco v Comoros W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group B
16 Oct 2018 Comoros v Morocco D 2-2 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group B
16 Nov 2018 Morocco v Cameroon W 2-0 Africa Cup of Nations Qualifying group B
20 Nov 2018 Tunisia v Morocco W 0-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2019 Morocco v Argentina L 0-1 International Friendly


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