Nils Petersen

Born: December 6, 1988 (age 28)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Wernigerode
Nationality: Germany German

Position: Striker
Team: Werder Bremen (no. 24)
Munich's Nils Petersen in action on May 22, 2012
Career History
Senior2011-2013Bayern Munich
→ 2012-2013Werder Bremen (loan)
2013-Werder Bremen
Sports Mole has 72 articles about Nils Petersen. Articles 1 to 40:
God-fearing Neymar celebrates the eighth during the La Liga game between Deportivo La Coruna and Barcelona on April 20, 2016
Result: Brazil claim football gold with penalties win over Germany in Rio
Brazil claim gold in the men's football final as Neymar's spot kick gives the hosts a penalties win over Germany in Rio.
Aug 21, 00:13
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Result: Germany score 10 as champions Mexico bow out
Germany hit 10 goals past Fiji to reach the knockout stages of the Olympic Games but Mexico bow out after losing to South Korea.
Aug 10, 23:14
Hannover's Japanese midfielder Hiroshi Kiyotake celebrates scoring the opening goal during German first division Bundesliga football match Hannover 96 vs SC Freiburg at the HDI-Arena in Hanover, northern Germany on May 23, 2015
Result: Loss to Hannover relegates Freiburg
A 2-1 loss away at Hannover on the final day of the season sees Freiburg suffer relegation from the Bundesliga.
May 23, 16:23
Bayern Munich's Spanish head coach Pep Guardiola (L) looks on during the UEFA Champions League semifinal first leg football match Real Madrid CF vs FC Bayern Munchen at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on April 23, 2014
Pep Guardiola: "Freiburg wanted it more"
Bayern Munich head coach Pep Guardiola admits that his side lacked fight during their defeat to Freiburg.
May 17, 11:05
Freiburg's Swiss forward Admir Mehmedi (R) scores the 1-1 during the German first division Bundesliga football match SC Freiburg vs FC Bayern Munich in Freiburg, southern Germany, on May 16, 2015
Result: Freiburg stun Bayern Munich
Freiburg edge out champions Bayern Munich 2-1 to boost their hopes of survival in the Bundesliga.
May 16, 16:26
Bayern Munich's midfielder Thomas Mueller (2nd R) celebrates scoring with his team-mates during the UEFA Champions League second-leg quarter-final football match Bayern Munich v FC Porto in Munich, southern Germany on April 21, 2015
Preview: Freiburg vs. Bayern Munich
Sports Mole previews Saturday's clash between relegation-threatened Freiburg and champions Bayern Munich.
May 14, 17:59
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Result: Hamburger SV rescue valuable point against fellow strugglers Freiburg
A 90th-minute equaliser from Gojko Kacar rescues Hamburg a crucial 1-1 draw in their Bundesliga basement battle against Freiburg at the Imtech Arena.
May 8, 21:26
PaderbornĀ“s players celebrate during the German First division Bundesliga football match SC Paderborn 07 vs Eintracht Frankfurt on October 19, 2014
Result: Lukas Rupp leads SC Paderborn past Freiburg
Lukas Rupp scores twice as SC Paderborn come from behind to beat Freiburg 2-1 in the Bundesliga.
May 2, 17:09
Stuttgart's Dutch headcoach Huub Stevens is pictured prior to the German first division Bundesliga football match VfB Stuttgart vs VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, southern Germany, on May 3, 2014
Result: Stuttgart stunned by Freiburg fightback
Stuttgart miss the chance to claim a vital win as Freiburg come from two goals behind to earn a 2-2 draw.
Apr 25, 16:52
Mainz' defender Niko Bungert celebrates with teammates scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match FSV Mainz 05 vs VfL Wolfsburg in Mainz, central Germany, on March 22, 2015
Result: Mainz 05 edge out Freiburg in thriller
Shinji Okazaki scores twice as Mainz 05 survive a late fightback to beat Freiburg 3-2 at the Dreisamstadion.
Apr 18, 16:50
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Result: Freiburg beat Augsburg to climb out of bottom three
Jonathan Schmid and Nils Petersen fire Freiburg out of the Bundesliga relegation zone with a 2-0 win over Augsburg.
Mar 21, 17:10
Dortmund's head coach Jurgen Klopp reacts after the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Dortmund vs FC Augsburg in the Signal Iduna Park stadium in Dortmund, western Germany on February 4, 201
Preview: Borussia Dortmund vs. Freiburg
Sports Mole previews bottom club Borussia Dortmund's Bundesliga match with Freiburg.
Feb 5, 19:19
Freiburg's Julian Schuster is congratulated by team mates after scoring the opening goal against Slovan Liberec during their Europa League group match on September 19, 2013
Result: Nils Petersen hat-trick takes Freiburg past Eintracht Frankfurt
Substitute Nils Petersen scores a hat-trick as Freiburg come from behind to beat Eintracht Frankfurt 4-1.
Jan 31, 16:25
Bremen's midfielder Fin Bartels celebrates scoring the 1-1 goal with his teammates during the German first division Bundesliga football match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs SV Werder Bremen, in Leverkusen, western Germany on September 12, 2014
Result: Late Sebastian Prodl goal earns Werder Bremen draw
Werder Bremen score inside the final five minutes to seal a 3-3 draw with Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga.
Sep 12, 21:27
Wolfsburg's head coach Dieter Hecking stands by the pitch prior to the German first division Bundesliga football match Wolfsburg vs Hamburg in Wolfsburg on November 29, 2013
Result: Werder Bremen settle for draw with Hoffenheim
Hoffenheim pay for their missed chances as Werder Bremen claim a 1-1 draw at the Volkswagen Arena.
Aug 30, 17:07
Wes Morgan celebrates scoring the opener for Leicester in their friendly with Werder Bremen on August 9, 2014
Result: Wes Morgan heads Leicester City to pre-season victory against Werder Bremen
Wes Morgan's early header was enough for Leicester to round off their pre-season campaign with a victory against Werder Bremen.
Aug 9, 16:53
Turkey's Hakan Calhanoglu in action against Australia during their World Cup group match on June 28, 2013
Bundesliga club-by-club transfer latest: June 20
Sports Mole rounds up the latest transfer rumours and done deals from the Bundesliga.
Jun 20, 10:32
Bayern Munich's Peruvian striker Claudio Pizarro celebrates the fourth goal for Munich during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Sport Club Freiburg in Munich, southern Germany on February 15, 2014
Team News: Claudio Pizarro returns to Bayern Munich XI
Claudio Pizarro returns to Bayern Munich's starting lineup for the home Bundesliga game against Werder Bremen.
Apr 26, 13:48
Mainz' Nicolai Mueller is congratulated by team mates after scoring the opening goal against Stuttgart on August 11, 2013
Result: Mainz 05 cruise past Werder Bremen
Mainz score three times in the first half to ease past Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga.
Apr 12, 16:28
Wolfsburg's midfielder Maximilian Arnold celebrates after scoring the 0-1 during the German first division Bundesliga football match between FC Nuremberg vs VfL Wolfsburg in Nuremberg, southern Germany, on November 23, 2013
Result: Wolfsburg move into fifth with win over Werder Bremen
Wolfsburg go to Werder Bremen to claim a strong 3-1 win, which keeps their Champions League hopes alive.
Mar 25, 21:09
Freiburg's Admir Mehmedi celebrates with team mate Mike Hanke after scoring his team's second goal against Slovan Liberec during their Europa League group match on September 19, 2013
Result: Freiburg claim priceless win over Werder Bremen
Freiburg secure a second straight Bundesliga win by beating Werder Bremen 3-1 at the Mage Solar Stadion to climb four points clear of the relegation zone.
Mar 21, 21:32
Bremen's midfielder Aaron Hunt and Frankfurt's defender Sebastian Jung vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match Werder Bremen vs Eintracht Frankfurt on May 11, 2013
Team News: Two up top for Werder Bremen against Stuttgart
Werder Bremen feature two strikers in attack as they face Stuttgart in the Bundesliga this afternoon.
Mar 15, 14:02
Nuremberg's defender Marvin Plattenhardt celebrates with midfielder Timo Gebhart during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Nuernberg vs VfL Wolfsburg on November 3, 2012
Team News: Robert Mak starts for Nuremberg
Robert Mak starts for Nuremberg up front against Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga.
Mar 8, 17:30
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Result: Werder Bremen salvage late draw against Borussia Monchengladbach
Bremen earn a late draw at home against Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday afternoon.
Feb 15, 16:55
Moenchengladbach's striker Max Kruse and his teammates celebrate scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match Borussia Moenchengladbach vs Hanover 96 in the German city of Moenchengladbach on August 17, 2013.
Team News: Branimir Hrgota handed Borussia Monchengladbach start
Branimir Hrgota starts on the left wing for Borussia Monchengladbach in place of Juan Arango against Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga.
Feb 15, 14:29
Bremen's midfielder Aaron Hunt and Frankfurt's defender Sebastian Jung vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match Werder Bremen vs Eintracht Frankfurt on May 11, 2013
Result: Werder Bremen held by Eintracht Braunschweig
Eintracht Braunschweig hold Werder Bremen to a 0-0 draw at Weserstadion in the Bundesliga this afternoon.
Jan 26, 16:22
Bayer Leverkusen's Robbie Kruse is congratulated by teammates after scoring the opening goal against Freiburg during the 3rd round of the German Cup on December 4, 2013
Team News: Robbie Kruse keeps place for Bayer Leverkusen
Robbie Kruse continues on the right flank for Bayer Leverkusen for their trip to Werder Bremen.
Dec 21, 13:59
Hertha's Adrian Ramos, Tolga Cigerci, and Per-Ciljan Skjelbred celebrate after the German first division Bundesliga football match Hertha Berlin vs Moenchengladbach on October 19, 2013
Result: Hertha Berlin edge five-goal thriller with Werder Bremen
Ronny scores the decisive goal in five as Hertha Berlin climb to sixth in the Bundesliga with a 3-2 victory over out-of-form Werder Bremen at the Olympic Stadium.
Dec 13, 21:25
Bayern's Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring his team's opening goal against Hertha Berlin on October 26, 2013
Team News: Mario Mandzukic back in for Bayern Munich
Mario Mandzukic returns to the Bayern Munich XI for their trip to Werder Bremen.
Dec 7, 14:42
Bremen's midfielder Aaron Hunt and Frankfurt's defender Sebastian Jung vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match Werder Bremen vs Eintracht Frankfurt on May 11, 2013
Result: Werder Bremen steal point late on against Hoffenheim
Werder Bremen come from two down twice to draw with Hoffenheim.
Nov 30, 16:24
Wolfsburg's Croatian striker Ivica Olic and Wolfsburg's Czech midfielder Jan Polak celebrate scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match Wolfsburg vs Hertha Berlin in Wolfsburg on August 31, 2013
Team News: Ivan Perisic back in for Wolfsburg
Ivan Perisic returns to Wolfsburg's starting XI for the home clash against Werder Bremen.
Oct 26, 17:15
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Team News: Nils Petersen continues for Werder Bremen
Nils Petersen cotinues to lead the line for Werder Bremen.
Oct 19, 14:33
Stuttgart's Christian Gentner celebrates a goal against Hertha Berlin on September 13, 2013
Result: Stuttgart held to draw
Stuttgart and Werder Bremen draw 1-1 in the Bundesliga.
Oct 5, 16:45
Stuttgart's Vedad Ibisevic is congratulated by team mates after scoring the equaliser against Mainz on August 11, 2013
Team News: Martin Harnik back in for Stuttgart against Werder Bremen
Martin Harnik comes into the Stuttgart starting lineup in place of Timo Werner for their Bundesliga clash against Werder Bremen.
Oct 5, 14:05
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Result: Nuremberg come from behind twice at Werder Bremen
Nuremberg come from behind twice to earn a 3-3 draw at Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga.
Sep 29, 16:20
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Team News: Werder Bremen recall Zlatko Junuzovic
Werder Bremen make changes to a winning side as they host struggling Nuremberg in the Bundesliga this afternoon.
Sep 29, 14:14
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Result: Nils Petersen strikes twice to down Hamburger SV
Nils Petersen scores twice for Werder Bremen to give his side all three points against Hamburger SV.
Sep 21, 16:33
Hamburg's Rafael van der Vaart celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Schalke on August 11, 2013
Team News: Jacques Zoua drops to Hamburger SV bench
Esteban Cardoso makes a number of changes to his Hamburger SV side that were embarrassed by Borussia Dortmund.
Sep 21, 13:40
Moenchengladbach coach Lucien Favre barks orders at his team during a game with Hannover on August 17, 2013
Team News: Eljero Elia, Clemens Fritz back for Werder Bremen
Werder Bremen bring Eljero Elia and Clemens Fritz back into their starting XI for today's trip to Borussia Monchengladbach.
Aug 31, 14:08
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Result: Werder Bremen squeeze past Augsburg
Werder Bremen beat Augsburg 1-0 in the Bundesliga, thanks to a first-half goal from Mehmet Ekici.
Aug 17, 17:59



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Borussia DortmundDortmund96212571820
2Bayern Munich96212271520
3RB Leipzig96121610619
4Hoffenheim94411611516
5Schalke 04Schalke9513129316
6Hannover9432107315
7Eintracht FrankfurtFrankfurt9423109114
8Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia M'bach94231317-414
9Bayer LeverkusenB. Leverkusen93332014612
10Augsburg93331210212
11Hertha Berlin9243911-210
12Mainz 0593151015-510
13Stuttgart9315611-510
14Wolfsburg9162912-39
15Freiburg9153617-118
16Hamburger SV9216615-97
17Werder Bremen905439-65
18FC Koln9027317-142