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Tobias Hysén

Tobias Hysén

Tobias Hysén may never quite match the international achievements of his father Glenn, a former 68-cap Sweden defender who played abroad for PSV Eindhoven, ACF Fiorentina and Liverpool FC, but the gifted left winger-cum-striker is now equally revered at IFK Göteborg, where he has become a prolific goalscorer.

• Born in Gothenburg in 1982, the year in which father Glenn went on to win a famous treble of Allsvenskan, Svenska Cupen and UEFA Cup with IFK, he launched his career with another team from the city, BK Häcken.

• Relegated from the Allsvanskan with Häcken in 2001, he remained with the club until 2004, when he joined Stockholm's Djurgårdens IF, where he made an excellent impression, winning the Swedish Cup and scoring three goals in Europe, the first of them in a 2-2 draw at Juventus in a UEFA Champions League qualifier.

• Won his first cap for Sweden in January 2005 – a 1-1 draw against South Korea in Los Angeles – and went on to score nine Allsvenskan goals that year as Djurgården won the league title, adding another goal in the Svenska Cupen final as his team retained the trophy with a 2-0 defeat of Åtvidabergs FF.

• Left Stockholm for Sunderland AFC in 2006/07 but despite helping the Wearsiders win promotion to the Premier League as second-tier champions, he did not settle and returned to Sweden a year later, joining Göteborg and helping them home to the Swedish title.

• Finished as the Allsvenskan's joint top scorer in 2009 with 18 goals and maintained his form with tallies of ten (despite injuries) and 16 (the second highest in the league) in the next two campaigns.

• Scored his first goal for Sweden in a January 2011 friendly against South Africa and added three further strikes in his next four games, including one versus UEFA EURO 2012 co-hosts Ukraine in Kharkiv.

Last updated: 22/03/12 17.37CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 16/10/2013 01:45 CET
15.08.2012Friendlies 2010-12First roundSwedenSweden0-3BrazilBrazil1800
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden0-0Republic of IrelandRepublic of Ireland7300
31.03.2013Swedish First DivisionHäckenHäcken0-3GöteborgGöteborg9000
07.04.2013Swedish First DivisionGöteborgGöteborg2-0BrommapojkarnaBrommapojkarna8500
15.04.2013Swedish First DivisionElfsborgElfsborg0-0GöteborgGöteborg9000
18.04.2013Swedish First DivisionGöteborgGöteborg2-0SyrianskaSyrianska8920
21.04.2013Swedish First DivisionÅtvidabergÅtvidaberg1-2GöteborgGöteborg9000
25.04.2013Swedish First DivisionGöteborgGöteborg1-1MalmöMalmö9000
06.05.2013Swedish First DivisionAIKAIK3-1GöteborgGöteborg9000
11.05.2013Swedish First DivisionGöteborgGöteborg1-0HalmstadHalmstad9010
19.05.2013Swedish First DivisionGöteborgGöteborg2-0KalmarKalmar9020
22.05.2013Swedish First DivisionGefleGefle1-1GöteborgGöteborg9000
17.06.2013Swedish First DivisionGöteborgGöteborg0-0DjurgårdenDjurgården9000
20.06.2013Swedish First DivisionNorrköpingNorrköping1-2GöteborgGöteborg9000
24.06.2013Swedish First DivisionGöteborgGöteborg4-2MjällbyMjällby9020
08.07.2013Swedish First DivisionHelsingborgHelsingborg1-1GöteborgGöteborg9000
13.07.2013Swedish First DivisionBrommapojkarnaBrommapojkarna2-1GöteborgGöteborg9000
18.07.2013UEFA Europa LeagueSecond qualifying roundGöteborgGöteborg0-0TrenčínTrenčín9000
25.07.2013UEFA Europa LeagueSecond qualifying roundTrenčínTrenčín2-1GöteborgGöteborg9000
04.08.2013Swedish First DivisionGöteborgGöteborg3-1HäckenHäcken9010
11.08.2013Swedish First DivisionSyrianskaSyrianska0-2GöteborgGöteborg9010
17.08.2013Swedish First DivisionGöteborgGöteborg3-1ElfsborgElfsborg9020
22.08.2013Swedish CupSecond roundLundsLunds0-4GöteborgGöteborg5400
25.08.2013Swedish First DivisionMalmöMalmö3-1GöteborgGöteborg9000
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundKazakhstanKazakhstan0-1SwedenSweden900
15.09.2013Swedish First DivisionHalmstadHalmstad0-1GöteborgGöteborg9000
23.09.2013Swedish First DivisionGöteborgGöteborg3-1AIKAIK9010
26.09.2013Swedish First DivisionGöteborgGöteborg3-1GefleGefle9000
29.09.2013Swedish First DivisionKalmarKalmar2-1GöteborgGöteborg9010
06.10.2013Swedish First DivisionDjurgårdenDjurgården2-1GöteborgGöteborg9000
15.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSwedenSweden3-5GermanyGermany9020

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Tobias Hysén
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (age): 09/03/1982 (32)
  • Country: Sweden

  • Height: 178cm
  • Weight: 82kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Europa League 2013/14
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Second qualifying round)
    28/07/04: Djurgården 0-0 Kaunas
  • National team: UEFA European Under-18 Championship (Preliminary round)
    06/10/00: Sweden 4-4 Scotland

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

Sweden U-2182
Sweden U-1820

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Europa League
Last updated: 16/10/2013 01:45 CET
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