Marcel Sabitzer | Playerprofile
Marcel Sabitzer was born on 17 March 1994 in Graz and plays for RB Leipzig. He played for Villacher SV from 2000-2001, for Grazer AK from 2001-2008, for SC Wiener Neustadt from 2008-2008, for FK Austria Wien from 2009-2009, for FC FLYERALARM Admira Wacker from 2009-2013, for SK Rapid Wien from 2013-2014, for FC Red Bull Salzburg from 2014-2015 and has played for RB Leipzig since 2015.
Current season 2019/20
In the ongoing season, the player with the shirt number 7 has scored two goals for his team and is therefore the second-best scorer of his squad. With three assists, he presently has the second-most in the league together with Thomas Müller (FC Bayern München), Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München), Nuri Sahin (SV Werder Bremen) and Axel Witsel (Borussia Dortmund). With 13 shots taken so far, the 1.78m-tall midfielder has had the second-most attempts on goal of any RB Leipzig player. With 14 passes to a shot, he currently has the third-most in the league. He was in the starting line-up in all previous 11 games of the season. Of these, the 25-year-old won six games with his club.
Marcel Sabitzer has suffered 10 fouls so far and shares sixth place in the league-wide statistics for this category with Joshua Kimmich (FC Bayern München), Ondrej Duda (Hertha BSC), Breel Embolo (Borussia Mönchengladbach) and Erik Thommy (Fortuna Düsseldorf). So far, Marcel Sabitzer has played 23 crosses and therefore ensured himself, along with Kerem Demirbay (Bayer 04 Leverkusen) and Danny da Costa (Eintracht Frankfurt), seventh place in the league ranking. Few players have covered a greater distance in the current season than Marcel Sabitzer. He is currently the seventh-best runner with 57 km run on the pitch.
Marcel Sabitzer 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 played as a midfielder throughout this entire game. In doing so, Marcel Sabitzer scored one goal. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times. In terms of total touches, he had 66 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 13 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 11. Marcel Sabitzer covered a distance of 11.5 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he ran, like no other player in the game, a total of 39 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Marcel Sabitzer has played 95 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 55. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of RB Leipzig. Here, Marcel Sabitzer has put a total of 19 balls in the net.