Fredrik Jensen (footballer, born 1997)

Hans Fredrik Jensen (born 9 September 1997) is a Finnish professional footballer who plays as a midfielder and winger for Bundesliga club FC Augsburg and the Finland national team.

Fredrik Jensen
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Jensen with Twente in 2017
Personal information
Full name Hans Fredrik Jensen[1]
Date of birth (1997-09-09) 9 September 1997 (age 24)[1]
Place of birth Porvoo, Finland
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Position(s) Midfielder, winger
Club information
Current team
FC Augsburg
Number 24
Youth career
0000–2007 Futura
2008–2011 Honka
2012–2013 HJK Helsinki
2013–2016 Twente
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2016–2018 Twente 55 (9)
2018– FC Augsburg 36 (1)
National team
2012–2014 Finland U17 4 (0)
2012–2014 Finland U18 4 (0)
2015 Finland U19 2 (0)
2016–2017 Finland U21 7 (1)
2017– Finland 25 (7)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 2 October 2021
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 13 November 2021 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

TwenteEdit

Jensen began his senior career at Twente. He made his Eredivisie debut on 6 August 2016, playing the full 90 minutes of a 1–2 defeat against Excelsior.[2]

AugsburgEdit

He signed with Augsburg at age 20 in 2018.[3]

International careerEdit

He made his debut for Finland on 28 March 2017 at the age of 19 in a 1–1 friendly draw over Austria, scoring the equalising goal.[4] Jensen later appeared in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification and the UEFA Euro 2020 qualifying campaign, where Finland secured its first-ever place in the main tournament group stage.[5]

Jensen was called up for the UEFA Euro 2020 pre-tournament friendly match against Sweden on 29 May 2021.[6] He played in two international games at the UEFA Euro 2020 tournament. He failed to score in these matches however, and Finland was placed 3rd in Group B following a 2-0 defeat to Belgium on 21 June 2021.[7] They were subsequently knocked out of the tournament.

Personal lifeEdit

Jensen's older brother, Richard is also a professional footballer who plays for Roda JC.[8] Jensen is a member of the Swedish-speaking population of Finland.[9]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of 2 October 2021[10]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Jong Twente 2016–17 Tweede Divisie 4 1 0 0 4 1
Twente 2016–17 Eredivisie 25 4 1 0 26 4
2017–18 30 5 4 0 34 5
Total 55 9 5 0 60 9
Augsburg 2018–19 Bundesliga 6 0 3 0 9 0
2019–20 10 1 1 0 11 1
2020–21 13 0 1 2 14 2
2021–22 7 0 1 1 8 1
Total 36 1 6 3 42 4
Career total 95 11 11 3 106 14

InternationalEdit

As of match played on 7 September 2021.[11][12]
National team Year Competitive Friendly Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Finland 2017 2 0 3 1 5 1
2018 1 0 1 1 2 1
2019 4 2 0 0 4 2
2020 4 3 1 0 5 3
2021 4 0 3 0 7 0
Total 15 5 8 2 23 7

International goalsEdit

As of match played on 21 June 2021. Finland score listed first, score column indicates score after each Jensen goal.[11][12]
List of international goals scored by Fredrik Jensen
No. Date Venue Cap Opponent Score Result Competition
1 28 March 2017 Tivoli-Neu, Innsbruck, Austria 1   Austria 1–1 1–1 Friendly
2 26 March 2018 Gloria Sports Arena, Belek, Turkey 6   Malta 4–0 5–0
3 26 March 2019 Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium, Yerevan, Armenia 8   Armenia 1–0 2–0 UEFA Euro 2020 qualification
4 15 October 2019 Veritas Stadion, Turku, Finland 10 1–0 3–0
5 6 September 2020 Aviva Stadium, Dublin, Republic of Ireland 13   Republic of Ireland 1–0 1–0 2020–21 UEFA Nations League B
6 11 October 2020 Olympic Stadium, Helsinki, Finland 15   Bulgaria 2–0 2–0
7 14 October 2020 16   Republic of Ireland 1–0 1–0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Fredrik Jensen". Sport.de (in German). Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  2. ^ "Fredrik Jensen" (in Dutch). fctwentestatistieken.nl. Retrieved 23 August 2021.
  3. ^ "FCA sign Fredrik Jensen". FC Augsburg. 27 June 2018. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  4. ^ "Viel probiert, wenig passiert". Der Standard (in German). 28 March 2017. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  5. ^ "Pukki fires Finland to first major finals at Euro 2020". The Hindu. Reuters. 16 November 2019. Retrieved 12 October 2020.
  6. ^ "Näillä pelaajilla Huuhkajat lähtevät kohti EM-kisoja – kaksi nimeä kiinnostivat yli muiden" (in Finnish). Helsingin Sanomat. 19 May 2021. Retrieved 24 May 2021.
  7. ^ "Belgium win to push Finland into third". BBC Sport. Retrieved 2021-06-21.
  8. ^ "Thuis bij Richard en Fredrik Jensen: "Niet normaal wat voor gevechten wij hebben uitgevochten"". 13 August 2016.
  9. ^ Götz, Robert (28 June 2018). "Der FCA erfüllt Fredrik Jensen seinen Traum". Augsburger Allgemeine (in German). Presse-Druck- und Verlags-GmbH. Retrieved 9 August 2018.
  10. ^ "F. JENSEN". Soccerway. Retrieved 14 September 2021.
  11. ^ a b "Fredrik Jensen". Football Association of Finland (in Finnish). Retrieved 21 June 2021.
  12. ^ a b "Fredrik Jensen". European Football. Retrieved 21 June 2021.

External linksEdit