Sebastián Driussi

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Sebastián Driussi
Driussi 2017.jpg
Driussi in 2017
Personal information
Full name Sebastián Driussi
Date of birth (1996-02-09) 9 February 1996 (age 23)[1]
Place of birth Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 12 in)[2]
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Zenit Saint Petersburg
Number 11
Youth career
2007–2013 River Plate
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013–2017 River Plate 67 (21)
2017– Zenit Saint Petersburg 69 (17)
National team
2013–2014 Argentina U-17 15 (7)
2015 Argentina U-20 8 (1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 1 December 2019
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 12 April 2015

Sebastián Driussi (Spanish pronunciation: [seβasˈtjan ˈdɾjusi]; born 9 February 1996) is an Argentine footballer who plays as a striker for Zenit Saint Petersburg.

Club career[edit]

River Plate[edit]

On 2 December 2013, Driussi made his debut for River Plate as a starter in an Argentine Primera División match against Argentinos Juniors, playing 73 minutes in a 1–0 victory.[3] His first league goal for the club came over a year later, as he scored in a 2–2 draw against Unión de Santa on 8 March 2015.[4]

Zenit Saint Petersburg[edit]

On 8 July 2017, Driussi joined Russian side Zenit St. Petersburg on a four-year deal.[5] The transfer fee was €15 million.[6] He scored his first goal for Zenit on 22 July 2017 in a brace against FC Rubin Kazan.[7] His second goal came in the same game at stoppage time from a cross by teammate Domenico Criscito which helped them win their second fixture of the season under Roberto Mancini.

On 4 May 2019 he scored a late equalizer in an away game against FC Akhmat Grozny that secured the 2018–19 Russian Premier League championship for Zenit.[8][9]

Career statistics[edit]

Club[edit]

As of match played 26 May 2019[10]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Continental Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
River Plate 2013–14 Primera División 2 0 3 0 5 0
2014 10 0 0 0 5 1 15 1
2015 18 4 0 0 9 0 1 0 28 4
2016 8 0 6 2 6 1 20 3
2016–17 29 17 0 0 6 3 1 0 36 20
Total 67 21 9 2 26 5 2 0 104 28
Zenit St.Petersburg 2017–18 Russian Premier League 27 5 1 0 12 1 40 6
2018–19 27 11 1 1 14 1 42 13
Total 54 16 2 1 26 2 82 19
Career total 121 37 12 3 52 7 2 0 186 47

Honours[edit]

River Plate

Zenit Saint Petersburg

Argentina U20

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://en.fc-zenit.ru/zenit/players/driussi/
  2. ^ http://www.cariverplate.com.ar/ver-jugador-sebastian-driussi-26
  3. ^ "River Plate vs. Argentinos Juniors 1 - 0". Soccerway. 2 December 2013. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  4. ^ "River Plate vs. Unión Santa Fe 2 - 2". Soccerway. 8 March 2015. Retrieved 29 December 2015.
  5. ^ "Sebastian Driussi joins Zenit!". en.fc-zenit.ru. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  6. ^ https://golazoargentino.com/2017/06/23/sebastian-driussi-set-for-e15-million-move-to-zenit/
  7. ^ "Zenit St. Petersburg vs Rubin Kazan". soccerway.com. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Akhmat Grozny v Zenit game report" (in Russian). Russian Premier League. 4 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Zenit is the Russian Premier League champion" (in Russian). Russian Premier League. 4 May 2019.
  10. ^ "S.Driussi". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 25 August 2017.