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 the current season, Sebastian Andersson has already scored five goals and, along with Amine Harit (FC Schalke 04), Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund), Paco Alcacer (Borussia Dortmund), Marcus Thuram (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Wout Weghorst (VfL Wolfsburg) and Kevin Volland (Bayer 04 Leverkusen), has the sixth-most attempts on goal within the league. With 18 shots taken so far, Sebastian Andersson has had the second-most attempts on goal of any 1. FC Union Berlin player. Until now, he has been responsible for seven passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself fifth place within the statistics of his club. In 10 of the previous 11 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 11 games, the 28-year-old won 4 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game.
Sebastian Andersson has shot two penalty kicks this season, occupying, together with Sebastian Polter, Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) and Gian-Luca Waldschmidt (Sport-Club Freiburg), third place in the league ranking. Conclusions about a player's assertiveness can be made based on the number of duels won. Currently, the 1.9m-tall forward leads the league ranking list for victorious duels with 183 individual actions. With 84 aerial duels won, he is additionally in first place league-wide.
Sebastian Andersson played his last game on the 11th matchday of the 2019/20 season (9 November 2019). Playing for 1. FC Union Berlin, he won against 1. FSV Mainz 05 3-2. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a forward for 88 minutes. In doing so, Sebastian Andersson scored two goals. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of three times. In terms of total touches, he had 42 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 41 tackle challenges in the last match – the highest number in this game. Of these, the player with the shirt number 10 was able to win 26 – and therefore was more successful than any other player in this game. He covered a distance of 10.7 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 23 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Sebastian Andersson has played 11 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won four. 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 five balls in the net.