Marcel Sabitzer

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Marcel Sabitzer
Marcel Sabitzer playing for Austria vs Wales 02.jpg
Sabitzer playing for Austria in 2016
Personal information
Full name Marcel Sabitzer
Date of birth (1994-03-17) 17 March 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Graz, Styria, Austria
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)[1]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
RB Leipzig
Number 7
Youth career
2000–2001 Admira Villach
2001–2008 Grazer AK
2008–2009 Austria Wien
2009–2010 Admira Wacker
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2010–2012 Admira Wacker II 40 (15)
2010–2012 Admira Wacker 45 (10)
2013–2014 Rapid Wien 45 (10)
2014– RB Leipzig 127 (27)
2014–2015Red Bull Salzburg (loan) 33 (19)
National team
2009–2010 Austria U16 7 (1)
2010–2011 Austria U17 9 (3)
2011 Austria U18 2 (0)
2012–2013 Austria U19 4 (5)
2012– Austria U21 7 (1)
2012– Austria 41 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 00:35, 10 November 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 October 2019

Marcel Sabitzer (born 17 March 1994) is an Austrian footballer who plays for RB Leipzig.

He is a son of former Austria international Herfried Sabitzer.

Club career[edit]

Admira Wacker Mödling[edit]

Sabitzer played for Admira Wacker Mödling between September 2010 and January 2013.[2] He scored two goals in eight appearances during the 2010–11 Austrian Bundesliga.[3]

Rapid Wien[edit]

He was then at Rapid Wien between January 2013 and June 2014.[2]

RB Leipzig[edit]

Loan to Red Bull Salzburg[edit]

On 30 May 2014, he signed a four-year contract with RB Leipzig, and was loaned for a season to FC Red Bull Salzburg.[4] On 1 April 2016, Sabitzer extended his contract until 2021.[5]

Return to RB Leipzig[edit]

Sabitzer returned to RB Leipzig for the 2015–16 season.[3], when he scored eight goals in 34 appearances.[6]

He finished the 2016–17 season with nine goals in 33 appearances.[7]

He finished the 2017–18 season with five goals in 34 appearances.[8]

International career[edit]

Sabitzer made his debut for Austria on 5 June 2012, in a goalless draw against Romania.

Career statistics[edit]

Club statistics[edit]

As of matches played on 5 October 2019.
Club Season League Cup[a] Continental Total Ref.
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Admira Wacker Mödling 2010–11 Austrian Bundesliga 8 2 0 0 8 2 [3]
2011–12 20 5 1 0 21 5 [3]
2012–13 17 4 2 0 4[b] 0 23 4 [3]
Totals 45 11 3 0 4 0 52 11
Rapid Wien 2012–13 Austrian Bundesliga 16 3 1 0 0 0 17 3 [3]
2013–14 29 7 1 0 10[b] 2 40 9 [3]
Totals 45 10 2 0 10 2 57 12
RB Leipzig 2014–15 2. Bundesliga 0 0 0 0 0 0 [3]
2015–16 32 8 2 0 34 8 [6]
2016–17 Bundesliga 32 8 1 1 33 9 [7]
2017–18 22 3 2 2 10[c] 0 34 5 [8]
2018–19 30 4 5 0 8[b] 1 43 5
2019–20 7 2 1 2 2 0 10 4
Totals 123 25 11 5 20 1 154 31
Red Bull Salzburg (loan) 2014–15 Austrian Bundesliga 33 19 6 7 12[c] 1 51 27 [3]
Career totals 246 65 22 12 46 4 314 81
  1. ^ Appearances in the Austrian Cup and German Cup.
  2. ^ a b c Appearances in the UEFA Europa League.
  3. ^ a b Appearances in the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League.

International goals[edit]

Score and result list Austria's goal tally first.[9]

No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 30 May 2014 Tivoli-Neu, Innsbruck, Austria  Iceland 1–0 1–1 Friendly
2. 3 June 2014 Andrův stadion, Olomouc, Czech Republic  Czech Republic 1–0 2–1
3. 9 October 2015 Podgorica City Stadium, Podgorica, Montenegro  Montenegro 3–2 3–2 UEFA Euro 2016 qualification
4. 9 October 2016 Red Star Stadium, Belgrade, Serbia  Serbia 1–1 2–3 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification
5. 14 November 2017 Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria  Uruguay 1–0 2–1 Friendly
6. 6 September 2019 Stadion Wals-Siezenheim, Wals-Siezenheim, Austria  Latvia 2–0 6–0 UEFA Euro 2020 qualification
7. 10 October 2019 Ernst-Happel-Stadion, Vienna, Austria  Israel 3–1 3–1

Honours[edit]

Red Bull Salzburg
Individual

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.dierotenbullen.com/de/mannschaften/1.-mannschaft/team/Marcel-Sabitzer.html
  2. ^ a b "Marcel Sabitzer". World Football. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i "Marcel Sabitzer » Club matches". World Football. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  4. ^ "NEUVERPFLICHTUNG: NATIONALSPIELER MARCEL SABITZER WIRD EIN ROTER BULLE!" (in German). dierotenbullen.com. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  5. ^ "VORZEITIGE VERTRAGSVERLÄNGERUNG MIT MARCEL SABITZER BIS 2021!" (in German). Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  6. ^ a b "Marcel Sabitzer". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  7. ^ a b "Marcel Sabitzer". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Marcel Sabitzer". kicker.de (in German). kicker. Retrieved 28 August 2018.
  9. ^ "NFT profile". National Football Teams. Retrieved 25 March 2017.

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