Robert Lewandowski vs Nils Petersen – Bundesliga – 2017/2018

Euro Football Rumours

Robert Lewandowski


Nils Petersen


Position: Forward

Bundesliga – 2017/2018

Statistical Analysis

Date: 27.07.2018


Robert Lewandowski vs Nils Petersen. The two fantastic forwards in Bundesliga, but who has performed better in 2017/18 season?

Therefore we have made an analysis of the statistics achieved by Robert Lewandowski and Nils Petersen in five offensive categories:

  • Goals
  • Assists
  • Shots per match
  • Key passes per match
  • Dribbles per match

Nils Petersen played more games in 2017/18 season for his team than Robert Lewandowski did — 32 to 30.
Petersen played more minutes than Lewandowski – 2240 to 2169.
In Bundesliga, Robert Lewandowski has scored 29 goals (EFRating = 10.15), while Nils Petersen has scored 15 goals (EFRating = 5.25).
Lewandowski has created 2 assists in Bundesliga (EFRating = 0.38), which is more than Nils Petersen’s one assist (EFRating = 0.19).
In Bundesliga, Robert Lewandowski has completed 4.2 shots per match (EFRating = 4.06), while Nils Petersen has completed only 2 per match (EFRating = 1.93).
Nils Petersen has recorded 1.1 key passes per match in Bundesliga (EFRating = 2.48), compared to Robert Lewandowski’s 0.7 (EFRating = 1.58).
In Bundesliga, Petersen has completed 0.9 dribbles per match (EFRating = 1.56), while Lewandowski has completed only 0.6 (EFRating = 1.04).

Based on the analysis above, Robert Lewandowski is clearly the king of 3 offensive categories (goals, assists and shots per match).

Nils Petersen is the king of 2 offensive categories (key passes per match and dribbles per match).


In conclusion, with all the statistics, Robert Lewandowski seems like the easy pick over Nils Petersen as the superior offensive player in Bundesliga.


Player Robert Lewandowski Nils Petersen
EFRating 17.20 11.40


Robert Lewandowski
Robert Lewandowski

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *