Nils Petersen | Playerprofile
Nils Petersen was born on 6 December 1988 in Wernigerode and plays for Sport-Club Freiburg. He played for Einheit 90 Wernigerode from 1993-1994, for 1. FC Wernigerode from 1994-2000, for FC Einheit Wernigerode from 2000-2001, for VfB Germania Halberstadt from 2001-2004, for FC Carl Zeiss Jena from 2005-2009, for FC Energie Cottbus from 2009-2011, for FC Bayern München from 2011-2012, for SV Werder Bremen from 2012-2014 and has played for SC Freiburg since 2015.
Current season 2020/21
In the ongoing season, the player with the shirt number 18 has scored 11 goals, which makes him the top scorer of his squad. With two assists, he currently has the third-most in his team along with Lucas Höler and Janik Haberer. The 31-year-old has taken more shots at goal than anyone else on the team (54 shots). Until now, he has been responsible for 35 passes to a shot and has therefore earned himself third place within the statistics of his club. In 24 of the previous 34 games of the season, he was in the starting line-up. Of these 34 games, the 1.88m-tall forward won 13 with his club. Additionally, he was substituted in for 10 games.
Nils Petersen played his last game on the 34th matchday of the 2019/20 season (27 June 2020). He was victorious over FC Schalke 04 while playing for SC Freiburg with a score of 4-0. He was substituted in and played as a forward for a total of 23 minutes in this game. He shot at the opponent's goal a total of one time. In terms of total touches, he had four individual ball possessions. Furthermore, he had one tackle challenge in the last match. He covered a distance of 3 km during his total playing time in this game. In doing so, he had a total of nine sprints.
Bundesliga career and records
Nils Petersen has played 214 matches in the course of his career in the Bundesliga. Of these, he has won 70. He has netted 75 goals during his appointments in the Bundesliga. So far, Nils Petersen has completed 135 matches with his current squad. Here, he has scored a total of 55 goals. With a total of 75 goals in his Bundesliga career so far, he presently takes ninth place on the active scoring chart.
Up to now, Nils Petersen has played two international matches for Germany.