On the path to legendary status! Emil Forsberg has now racked up 300 appearances for RBL!
It was a special moment when our number 10 was substituted onto the field against SC Freiburg on matchday 31. Not only did the super Swede reach this incredible landmark of 300 appearances, he also helped his teammates hold on for the 1-0 win.
He is the second Leipzig player to reach this feat along with Yussuf Poulsen, who has featured 353 times for the club.
Emil Forsberg’s debut came in a 2-1 defeat to Aue on 6th February 2015. 3,007 days and 299 games later, the Swede can look back with pride on his glittering Leipzig career. He has earned promotion to the Bundesliga, qualified for the Champions League on four occasions (including a semi-final appearance in 2020) and won the 2022 DFB-Pokal.
Here we take a look at Forsberg’s stats and special moments:
Forsberg’s RBL stats
RBL appearances: 300
RBL goals: 67
RBL assists: 67
- 2. Bundesliga
- Champions League
- Europa League
Forsberg’s RBL milestones
50 RBL goals for Emil Forsberg
Looking back at 1,000 RBL goals!
Memorable Forsberg goals
- 8th May 2016: Scored the opener in a 2-0 win over Karlsruhe which secured our promotion to the Bundesliga
- 16th October 2016: Bagged RBL’s 500th goal in a 1-0 win over VfL Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga
- 30th April 2021: Scored a last-gasp winner in the DFB-Pokal semi-final against Werder Bremen (2-1)
- 20th April 2022: Another dramatic late winner in a 2-1 win over Union in the DFB-Pokal semi-final
- 13th September 2017: Scored Leipzig’s first ever goal in the Champions League in a 1-1 draw with AS Monaco
- 30th August 2018: Bagged the winner in a 3-2 win against Zorya Luhansk to secure qualification to the Europa League group stage
- 27th November 2019: A brace against Benfica in the fifth Champions League group stage match to secure qualification to the knockouts for the first time
- 24th February 2022: The scorer of RBL’s 1000th goal in a 3-1 win over Real Sociedad in the Europa League
The graffiti marking RB Leipzig’s 1,000th competitive goal
Forsberg’s RBL records
- Most assists overall: 67
- Most assists in the Bundesliga: 45
- Most penalties converted: 23 (from 25)
- Most UEFA Champions League appearances: 35
- Most assists in a league season: 22 (2016/17)