Saúl Ñiguez

Date of birth21 November 1994
Place of birthElche
NationalitySpanish
Weight70 kg
Height1.84 m
PositionDefender/Midfielder

Full name is: Saúl Ñiguez Esclápez.


Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Atlético Madrid 01 Jul 2010
Rayo Vallecano 21 Jul 2013 31 May 2014 L
Chelsea 31 Aug 2021 L

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2011-12 Atlético Madrid UEFA Europa League
1
2012-13 Atlético Madrid UEFA Europa League 2
5
2
2015-16 Atlético Madrid UEFA Champions League 11
2
3
2
2016-17 Atlético Madrid UEFA Champions League 2
1
2017-18 Atlético Madrid UEFA Champions League 2
1
2017-18 Atlético Madrid UEFA Europa League 2
1
2021-22 Chelsea League Cup 1
2021-22 Chelsea Premier 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
08 Mar 2012 Atletico Madrid v Besiktas W 3-1 UEFA Europa League Round of 16 1st leg
20 Sep 2012 Hapoel Tel Aviv v Atletico Madrid W 0-3 UEFA Europa League Group B
04 Oct 2012 Atletico Madrid v Viktoria Plzen W 1-0 UEFA Europa League Group B
25 Oct 2012 Atletico Madrid v Academica Coimbra W 2-1 UEFA Europa League Group B
08 Nov 2012 Academica Coimbra v Atletico Madrid L 2-0 UEFA Europa League Group B
06 Dec 2012 Viktoria Plzen v Atletico Madrid L 1-0 UEFA Europa League Group B
14 Feb 2013 Atletico Madrid v Rubin Kazan L 0-2 UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st leg
21 Feb 2013 Rubin Kazan v Atletico Madrid W 0-1
Agg: 2-1
UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd leg
15 Sep 2015 Galatasaray v Atletico Madrid W 0-2 UEFA Champions League Group C
30 Sep 2015 Atletico Madrid v Benfica L 1-2 UEFA Champions League Group C
21 Oct 2015 Atletico Madrid v Astana W 4-0 UEFA Champions League Group C
03 Nov 2015 Astana v Atletico Madrid D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group C
25 Nov 2015 Atletico Madrid v Galatasaray W 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group C
08 Dec 2015 Benfica v Atletico Madrid W 1-2 UEFA Champions League Group C
24 Feb 2016 PSV Eindhoven v Atletico Madrid D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg
15 Mar 2016 Atletico Madrid v PSV Eindhoven W 0-0 (8-7) UEFA Champions League Round of 16 2nd leg
05 Apr 2016 Barcelona v Atletico Madrid L 2-1 UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 1st leg
13 Apr 2016 Atletico Madrid v Barcelona W 2-0 UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 2nd leg
27 Apr 2016 Atletico Madrid v Bayern Munchen W 1-0 UEFA Champions League Semi-final 1st leg
03 May 2016 Bayern Munchen v Atletico Madrid L 2-1 UEFA Champions League Semi-final 2nd leg
28 May 2016 Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid L 1-1 (3-5) UEFA Champions League Final
12 Apr 2017 Atlético Madrid v Leicester City W 1-0 UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 1st leg
18 Apr 2017 Leicester City v Atlético Madrid D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 2nd leg
27 Sep 2017 Atlético Madrid v Chelsea L 1-2 UEFA Champions League Group C
05 Dec 2017 Chelsea v Atlético Madrid D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group C
26 Apr 2018 Arsenal v Atlético Madrid D 1-1 UEFA Europa League Semi-final 1st leg
03 May 2018 Atlético Madrid v Arsenal W 1-0 UEFA Europa League Semi-final 2nd leg


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
2016-17 Spain FIFA World Cup
1
2016-17 Spain International Friendly
2
2017-18 Spain FIFA World Cup 1
1
2017-18 Spain International Friendly
5
1
2018-19 Spain International Friendly 1
2018-19 Spain UEFA European Championship 1
2018-19 Spain UEFA Nations League 4
2
2019-20 Spain UEFA European Championship 3
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
01 Sep 2016 Belgium v Spain W 0-2 International Friendly
07 Jun 2017 Spain v Colombia D 2-2 International Friendly
11 Jun 2017 North Macedonia v Spain W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
02 Sep 2017 Spain v Italy W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
06 Oct 2017 Spain v Albania W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
11 Nov 2017 Spain v Costa Rica W 5-0 International Friendly
14 Nov 2017 Russia v Spain D 3-3 International Friendly
23 Mar 2018 Germany v Spain D 1-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2018 Spain v Argentina W 6-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 2018 Spain v Switzerland D 1-1 International Friendly
08 Sep 2018 England v Spain W 1-2 UEFA Nations League League A Group A4
11 Sep 2018 Spain v Croatia W 6-0 UEFA Nations League League A Group A4
11 Oct 2018 Wales v Spain W 1-4 International Friendly
15 Oct 2018 Spain v England L 2-3 UEFA Nations League League A Group A4
15 Nov 2018 Croatia v Spain L 3-2 UEFA Nations League League A Group A4
26 Mar 2019 Malta v Spain W 0-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
05 Sep 2019 Romania v Spain W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
12 Oct 2019 Norway v Spain D 1-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F
18 Nov 2019 Spain v Romania W 5-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group F


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