Nicolás Iván González | Playerprofile
Nicolás González was born on 6 April 1998 in Belen de Escobar and plays for VfB Stuttgart. He played for Argentinos Juniors from 2005-2018 and has played for VfB Stuttgart since 2018.
Current season 2020/21
In this season, the 1.8m-tall forward has put the ball in the net three times. Along with Saša Kalajdžic and Silas Wamangituka, he is the top-ranked player in this category. With one assist, the 22-year-old currently has the fourth-most in his team along with Wataru Endo, Philipp Klement, Gonzalo Castro and Mateo Klimowicz. With 14 shots taken so far, Nicolás González has had the third-most attempts on goal of any VfB Stuttgart player. Up to now, he has hit the post one time. With this, he has had the sixth-most in the league along with Maxence Lacroix (VfL Wolfsburg), Maximilian Arnold (VfL Wolfsburg), Jean-Manuel Mbom (SV Werder Bremen), Emil Forsberg (RB Leipzig), Yussuf Poulsen (RB Leipzig), Willi Orban (RB Leipzig), Alexander Sørloth (RB Leipzig), Manuel Prietl (DSC Arminia Bielefeld), Mahmoud Dahoud (Borussia Dortmund), Thomas Meunier (Borussia Dortmund), Erling Haaland (Borussia Dortmund), Sebastian Andersson (1. FC Köln), Elvis Rexhbecaj (1. FC Köln), Sheraldo Becker (1. FC Union Berlin), Joel Pohjanpalo (1. FC Union Berlin), Martin Hinteregger (Eintracht Frankfurt), Bas Dost (Eintracht Frankfurt), Saša Kalajdžic, Daniel Didavi and Roberto Massimo. With five passes to a shot, Nicolás González presently occupies eighth place within the team statistics along with Wataru Endo. In two of the previous five games of the season, Nicolás González was in the starting line-up. Of these five games, he won 1 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for three games.
Nicolás González has shot two penalty kicks this season, occupying, together with Niclas Füllkrug (SV Werder Bremen), Marcel Sabitzer (RB Leipzig), André Silva (Eintracht Frankfurt), Robert Lewandowski (FC Bayern München), Lars Stindl (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Jonas Hofmann (Borussia Mönchengladbach) and Matheus Cunha (Hertha BSC), third place in the league ranking.
The player with the shirt number 22 played his last game on the eighth matchday of the 2020/21 season (21 November 2020). Playing for VfB Stuttgart, he played against TSG Hoffenheim and tied with 3-3. He was in the starting line-up in this game and played as a forward for 32 minutes. There, he scored one goal and provided one assist. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of four times. In terms of total touches, he had 15 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, Nicolás González had 11 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win 10. He covered a distance of 3.2 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, Nicolás González had a total of 10 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Nicolás González has played 35 matches throughout the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won seven. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of VfB Stuttgart. Here, Nicolás González has put a total of five balls in the net.