Niklas Füllkrug, Marvin Ducksch and Simon Terodde (l-r.) are among the deadliest striker in Bundesliga 2. - © /
Niklas Füllkrug, Marvin Ducksch and Simon Terodde (l-r.) are among the deadliest striker in Bundesliga 2. - © /
2. Bundesliga

Bundesliga 2 top scorers in 2021/22

The race is on to become the Bundesliga 2 top scorer in 2021/22, with Rouwen Hennings and Simon Terodde likely to be among the players scoring in bulk this term.

Simon Terodde

Club: Schalke
Age: 33
Games: 6
Goals: 7
Minutes per goal: 76

The Robert Lewandowski of Bundesliga 2, Terodde has only failed to score once across the first six matchdays and has netted braces in two.

Watch: Simon Terodde's double against Kiel

Phillip Tietz

Club: Darmstadt
Age: 24
Games: 6
Goals: 5
Minutes per goal: 104

Tietz failed to find the target in Darmstadt's first two games of the season, but has scored five in four since, including two braces.

Watch: Tietz's brace in the Matchday 4 draw with Hamburg

Rouwen Hennings

Club: Fortuna Düsseldorf
Age: 33
Games: 6
Goals: 4
Minutes per goal: 126

Hennings scored three across Matchdays 1 and 2, but didn't add to his tally until firing in the winner against Erzgebirge Aue on Matchday 6.

Rouwen Hennings (r.) continues to bang in the goals for Fortuna Düsseldorf. - Revierfoto via www.imago-images.de/imago images/Revierfoto

Sven Michel

Club: Paderborn
Age: 31
Games: 6
Goals: 4
Minutes per goal: 133

A forward with top-flight experience, Michel scored in four straight appearances between Matchdays 2-5.

Sven Michel (l.) is chasing a second career promotion to the Bundesliga with Paderborn. - nordphoto GmbH / Kokenge via www.imago-images.de/imago images/Nordphoto

Marvin Ducksch

Club: Werder Bremen
Age: 27
Games: 6
Goals: 4
Minutes per goal: 133

Ducksch’s played the first four games of the season for Hannover, scoring against Bremen in the opening 1-1 draw. He then joined Werder and has scored three goals across his two games so far – both 3-0 wins.

Marvin Ducksch has made a perfect start to life with Bremen, having already scored for Hannover this season. - Blatterspiel via www.imago-images.de/imago images/Jan Huebner

Philipp Hofmann

Club: Karlsruhe
Age: 28
Games: 6
Goals: 4
Minutes per goal: 133

Hofmann scored on the opening weekend and netted a brace on Matchday 2 as Karlsruhe made a winning start. He then salvaged them a point with a late equaliser on Matchday 6 against Kiel.

Karlsruhe forward Philipp Hofmann (l.) made a bright start to the season. - Wolfgang Frank/Eibner-Pressefoto via www.imago-images.de/imago images/Eibner

Guido Burgstaller

Club: St. Pauli
Age: 32
Games: 6
Goals: 4
Minutes per goal: 135

Burgstaller's putting his experience to good use at Pauli. The Austrian added to his Matchday 1 and 4 efforts with a brace against Jahn Regensburg on Matchday 5.

St. Pauli forward Guido Burgstaller (l.) is hoping for another bite of the Bundesliga cherry, following stints at Nurmberg and Schalke. - Christian Schroedter via www.imago-images.de/imago images/Christian Schroedter

Dynamo Dresden's Christoph Daferner is one of five players on three goals - click here for the full list of 2021/22 goalscorers!