Jens Stryger Larsen

Jens Stryger Larsen (Danish pronunciation: [ˈjens stʁyɐ̯ ˈlɑːsn̩]; born 21 February 1991) is a Danish footballer who currently plays as a defender for Udinese and the Denmark national team.

Jens Stryger Larsen
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Stryger Larsen with Austria Wien in 2017
Personal information
Full name Jens Stryger Larsen
Date of birth (1991-02-21) 21 February 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth Sakskøbing, Denmark
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)[1]
Playing position(s) Right-back
Club information
Current team
Udinese
Number 19
Youth career
Frem Sakskøbing
2002–2004 B 1921
2004–2006 Herfølge Boldklub
2006–2009 Brøndby
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2013 Brøndby 91 (6)
2013–2014 Nordsjælland 30 (2)
2014–2017 Austria Wien 63 (2)
2017– Udinese 99 (3)
National team
Denmark U16 2 (0)
Denmark U17 12 (1)
Denmark U18 4 (0)
Denmark U19 20 (6)
2010–2011 Denmark U21 7 (0)
2016– Denmark 31 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20:40, 7 August 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12:30, 16 November 2020 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

BrøndbyEdit

Stryger Larsen made his debut for Brøndby IF starting against FC Nordsjælland in November 2009 before being replaced by Jan Kristiansen after an hour. During his time at Brøndby, he quickly became very popular among Brøndby supporters because of his energy, and in the end of the 2009–2010 season and at the beginning of the 2010–2011 season he featured regularly in Brøndby's team, keeping players such as Sweden international Alexander Farnerud on the bench. In August 2010 he was named as one of the greatest talents in Denmark by the Danish media, and at 23 September, Danish football magazine Tipsbladet reported interest in him from Serie A club Genoa.[2][3]

FC NordsjællandEdit

On 9 July 2013, Stryger Larsen joined division rivals FC Nordsjælland on a free transfer, signing a three-year deal.[4] He was a regular during his time in Nordsjælland, playing 30 matches in the Superliga during the 2013–14 season.

Austria WienEdit

On 18 June 2014, Stryger Larsen was signed by Austrian Football Bundesliga side Austria Wien on a four-year deal.[5] He made his debut for the club on the first day of the 2014–15 season in a match against SV Grödig.

UdineseEdit

On 24 August 2017, Stryger Larsen joined Italian Serie A club Udinese on a four-year contract.[6] He scored his first goal for I Bianconeri on 27 September against Roma.[7] He soon grew out to become a first team regular at Udinese.

On 19 January 2020, Stryger Larsen scored and assisted in a 3–2 loss against Milan, his goal being scored from a tight angle after a poor clearance by Milan-goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.[8]

International careerEdit

Stryger Larsen was called up to the senior Denmark squad to face Liechtenstein and Armenia in August 2016.[9] He made his debut in the friendly match against Liechtenstein on 31 August 2016, and he scored the final goal in the Danish 5–0 victory.[10]

In May 2018 he was named in Denmark's preliminary 35-man squad for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.[11]

Career statisticsEdit

ClubEdit

As of match played 2 August 2020[12]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Brøndby 2009–10 Superliga 15 0 0 0 15 0
2010–11 20 2 1 0 6 0 27 2
2011–12 26 1 1 0 2 0 29 1
2012–13 30 3 4 1 34 4
Total 91 6 6 1 8 0 0 0 105 7
Nordsjælland 2013–14 Superliga 30 2 4 1 4 0 38 3
Austria Wien 2014–15 Bundesliga 19 1 2 0 21 1
2015–16 11 1 2 0 13 1
2016–17 29 0 2 0 12 0 43 0
2017–18 4 0 1 0 3 0 8 0
Total 63 2 7 0 15 0 0 0 85 2
Udinese 2017–18 Serie A 30 1 2 0 32 1
2018–19 36 1 1 0 37 1
2019–20 33 1 3 0 36 1
Total 99 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 105 3
Career total 281 13 21 1 27 0 0 0 329 14

InternationalEdit

Statistics accurate as of match played 18 November 2019.[13]
Denmark
Year Apps Goals
2016 2 1
2017 7 0
2018 11 0
2019 9 0
Total 29 1

International goalsEdit

No. Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 31 August 2016 CASA Arena Horsens, Denmark   Liechtenstein 5–0 5–0 Friendly

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 FIFA World Cup: List of players" (PDF). FIFA. 18 June 2018. p. 8.
  2. ^ Brøndby stjerneskud løfter øjenbryn i udlandet
  3. ^ Espersen, Morten (21 September 2010). "Jens Stryger Larsen hot i Genoa". Onside.dk. Copenhagen: Onside. Retrieved 21 October 2010.
  4. ^ "FC Nordsjælland henter Jens Stryger Larsen". sn.dk. 9 July 2013. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  5. ^ "Stryger stryger til Austria Wien". dr.dk. 18 June 2014. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  6. ^ "Quattro anni di contratto per Jens Stryger Larsen". udinese.it. 24 August 2017. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  7. ^ "Roma-Udinese 3-1: Dzeko ed El Shaarawy in gol Larsen". Gazzetta.it. 23 September 2017. Retrieved 19 September 2019.
  8. ^ "Stryger strålede forgæves mod Kjær og co". bold.dk. 19 January 2020. Retrieved 19 January 2020.
  9. ^ "Hareide udtager Cornelius og Stryger Larsen". sport.tv2.dk. 22 August 2016. Retrieved 29 August 2016.
  10. ^ "Danmark – Liechtenstein 5 – 0". Danish FA. 31 August 2016. Retrieved 1 September 2016.
  11. ^ http://www.goal.com/en-gb/amp/news/revealed-every-world-cup-2018-squad-23-man-preliminary-lists/oa0atsduflsv1nsf6oqk576rb
  12. ^ "Jens Stryger Larsen".
  13. ^ Jens Stryger Larsen at National-Football-Teams.com

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