Martin Sebastian Andersson | Playerprofile
Sebastian Andersson was born on 15 July 1991 in Ängelholm and plays for 1. FC Union Berlin. He played for Helsingborgs IF from 2006-2007, for Ängelholms FF from 2008-2011, for Kalmar FF from 2012-2014, for Djurgardens IF from 2014-2016, for IFK Norrköping from 2016-2017, for 1.FC Kaiserslautern from 2017-2018 and has played for 1. FC Union Berlin since 2018.
Current season 2019/20
In this season, Sebastian Andersson has already scored 11 goals and, along with Wout Weghorst (VfL Wolfsburg), Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund), Serge Gnabry (FC Bayern München), Florian Niederlechner (FC Augsburg) and Rouwen Hennings (Fortuna Düsseldorf), has the fifth-most attempts on goal within the league. With one assist, Sebastian Andersson currently has the sixth-most in his team along with Christian Gentner, Marcus Ingvartsen and Yunus Malli. Sebastian Andersson has taken more shots at goal than anyone else on the team (52 shots). With 17 passes to a shot, he presently occupies fifth place within the team statistics along with Marius Bülter. In 24 of the previous 25 games of the season, the player with the shirt number 10 was in the starting line-up. Of these 25 games, he won 9 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game.
Conclusions about a player's assertiveness can be made based on the number of duels won. Currently, the 28-year-old leads the league ranking list for victorious duels with 405 individual actions. With 207 aerial duels won, he is additionally in first place league-wide.
The 1.9m-tall forward played his last game on the 25th matchday of the 2019/20 season (7 March 2020). Playing for 1. FC Union Berlin, he lost to SC Freiburg 1-3. He played as a forward throughout this entire game. In doing so, Sebastian Andersson scored one goal. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of two times, which is the highest amount of any player in the club. In terms of total touches, he had 42 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Sebastian Andersson had 29 tackle challenges in the last match – the highest number in his club during this game. Of these, he was able to win 10. He covered a distance of 11.1 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he ran, like no other player in his club, a total of 28 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Sebastian Andersson has played 25 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won nine. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of 1. FC Union Berlin. Here, Sebastian Andersson has put a total of 11 balls in the net.