Niko Gießelmann | Playerprofile
Niko Gießelmann was born on 26 September 1991 in Hannover and plays for Fortuna Düsseldorf. He played for TSV Godshorn from 1995-2005, for SC Langenhagen from 2005-2007, for Hannover 96 from 2007-2013, for SpVgg Greuther Fürth from 2013-2017 and has played for Fortuna Düsseldorf since 2017.
Current season 2019/20
In this season, Niko Gießelmann has scored one goal and takes fifth place within his squad. He shares this rank with André Hoffmann, Alfredo Morales, Kasim Adams and Matthias Zimmermann. With one assist, the player with the shirt number 23 presently has the sixth-most in his team along with André Hoffmann, Kenan Karaman, Oliver Fink, Bernard Tekpetey and Markus Suttner. In 16 of the previous 17 games of the season, the 1.82m-tall defender was in the starting line-up. Of these 17 games, he won 4 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for one game.
His pass success rate amounts to 78.47 per cent, with which the 28-year-old occupies fifth place in the team-internal statistics. He has a tackle success rate of 52.67 per cent, which results in him leading the team-internal statistics for this category.
Niko Gießelmann played his last game on the 25th matchday of the 2019/20 season (8 March 2020). Playing for Fortuna Düsseldorf, he played against 1. FSV Mainz 05 and tied with 1-1. He played as a defender throughout this entire game. In terms of total touches, Niko Gießelmann had 71 individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had 14 tackle challenges in the last match. Of these, he was able to win seven. Niko Gießelmann was additionally able to make 44 successful passes. He covered a distance of 11.5 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of 16 sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Niko Gießelmann has played 47 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 17. He has played all the matches of his career in the Bundesliga as a member of Fortuna Düsseldorf. Here, Niko Gießelmann has put a total of one ball in the net.