Niclas Füllkrug | Playerprofile
Niclas Füllkrug was born on 9 February 1993 in Hannover and plays for SV Werder Bremen. He played for TuS Ricklingen from 1997-2005, for SF Ricklingen from 2005-2006, for SV Werder Bremen from 2006-2013, for Werder Bremen II from 2006-2013, for SpVgg Greuther Fürth from 2013-2014, for 1. FC Nürnberg from 2014-2016, for Hannover 96 from 2016-2019 and has played for SV Werder Bremen since 2019.
Current season 2020/21
In the current season, the player with the shirt number 11 has already scored four goals and, along with Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund), has the third-most attempts on goal within the league. With 14 shots taken in total, the 1.89m-tall forward has guaranteed himself, along with Matheus Cunha (Hertha BSC), the fifth place ranking in the league. With two passes to a shot, Niclas Füllkrug currently occupies fifth place within the team statistics along with Nick Woltemade, Tahith Chong and Jean-Manuel Mbom. In three of the previous four games of the season, the 27-year-old was in the starting line-up. Of these four games, he won 2 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game.
Niclas Füllkrug has shot two penalty kicks this season, occupying, together with Andrej Kramaric (TSG Hoffenheim), Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München) and André Silva (Eintracht Frankfurt), first place in the league ranking. There were few players in the Bundesliga who were able to outperform Niclas Füllkrug in terms of headers. Because of this, he has won 21 aerial duels and so is the fourth-most successful player in this category in the league.
Niclas Füllkrug played his last game on the fourth matchday of the 2020/21 season (17 October 2020). Playing for SV Werder Bremen, he played against SC Freiburg and tied with 1-1. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a forward for 77 minutes. In doing so, Niclas Füllkrug scored one goal. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of four times, which is the highest amount of any player in the game. In terms of total touches, he had 24 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Niclas Füllkrug had 22 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win eight. He covered a distance of 9.3 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 23 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Niclas Füllkrug has played 83 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 23. He has netted 26 goals throughout his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, he has completed 35 matches with his current squad. Here, Niclas Füllkrug has scored a total of 10 goals.