Player of the Day

FC Player of the Day, Oct 12: Marcus Danielsson (Sweden)

A special day for the 30-year-old debutant

 
9:13am on Sunday 13th October 2019
By
Paul Macdonald
Marcus Danielsson
D (C) - Sweden
MAN OF THE MATCH
9.3
Oct 12, 2019
90Minutes played
1Goals
4Tackles won
3Interceptions
5Aerials won
7Ball recovered
4Clearances
60Passes completed

It's rare for a 30-year-old to make his bow at national team level but congratulations are in order for Marcus Danielsson, who excelled in Sweden's 4-0 win over Malta.

The Djurgarden stopper scored a lovely volley to open his account, controlling his effort from the corner to power past the goalkeeper, and was generally a thoroughly solid defensive presence for his team throughout.

Danielsson won 4/4 tackles, 5/7 aerials as well as seven recoveries, three interceptions and four clearances. He also completed 60/68 passes from his position at centre-back. The opposition may have been modest but Danielsson couldn't have done much more to prove he belongs at this level.

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