Emil Peter Forsberg | Playerprofile
Emil Forsberg was born on 23 October 1991 in Sundsvall and plays for RB Leipzig. He played for GIF Sundsvall from 1996-2008, for Medskogsbrons BK from 2009-2009, for GIF Sundsvall from 2009-2012, for Malmö FF from 2013-2015 and has played for RB Leipzig since 2015.
Current season 2020/21
In this season, Emil Forsberg has scored five goals and takes fourth place within his squad. He shares this rank with Yussuf Poulsen and Christopher Nkunku. With two assists, the 1.77m-tall forward presently has the seventh-most in his team along with Kevin Kampl, Patrik Schick and Angeliño. With 26 shots taken so far, the player with the shirt number 10 has had the seventh-most attempts on goal of any RB Leipzig player. Until now, he has been responsible for 28 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself fifth place within the statistics of his club. In 14 of the previous 22 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 22 games, he won 10 with his club. Additionally, the 28-year-old was substituted in for eight games.
Emil Forsberg played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2019/20 season (27 June 2020). Playing for RB Leipzig, he won against FC Augsburg 2-1. He played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. Emil Forsberg shot at the opponent's goal a total of four times, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. In terms of total touches, he had 45 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 16 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, Emil Forsberg was able to win eight. He covered a distance of 10.2 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 22 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Emil Forsberg has played 93 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 48. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of RB Leipzig. Here, he has put a total of 19 balls in the net.