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 2019/20
In the current season, Emil Forsberg has scored one goal and takes third place within his squad. He shares this rank with Yussuf Poulsen, Christopher Nkunku, Willi Orban, Marcel Halstenberg and Marcelo Saracchi. With two assists, the 1.77m-tall forward currently has the seventh-most in the league together with Jonjoe Kenny (FC Schalke 04), Bastian Oczipka (FC Schalke 04), Daniel Brosinski (1. FSV Mainz 05), Kevin Volland (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Wendell (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), Ellyes Skhiri (1. FC Köln), Lucas Höler (Sport-Club Freiburg), Florian Niederlechner (FC Augsburg), Javairo Dilrosun (Hertha BSC), Yussuf Poulsen, László Benes (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Erik Thommy (Fortuna Düsseldorf), Thorgan Hazard (Borussia Dortmund), Josip Brekalo (VfL Wolfsburg), Wout Weghorst (VfL Wolfsburg) and Dennis Geiger (TSG 1899 Hoffenheim). So far, the player with the shirt number 10 has taken two shots at goal. With this result he has secured himself, along with Nordi Mukiele and Marcelo Saracchi, eighth place on the team-internal leaderboard for this category. With five passes to a shot, Emil Forsberg presently occupies fourth place within the team statistics along with Lukas Klostermann. In six of the previous nine games of the season, the 28-year-old was in the starting line-up. Of these nine games, he won 4 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for three games.
Emil Forsberg played his last game on the 11th matchday of the 2019/20 season (9 November 2019). Playing for RB Leipzig, he won against Hertha BSC 4-2. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a midfielder for 73 minutes. In terms of total touches, he had 36 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 19 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win nine. He covered a distance of 8.9 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Emil Forsberg had a total of 14 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Emil Forsberg has played 80 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 42. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of RB Leipzig. Here, Emil Forsberg has put a total of 16 balls in the net.