Lena Petermann

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Lena Petermann
Lena Petermann FIFA Women's World Cup Canada 2015 - Edmonton (19441949965) (2) (cropped).jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1994-02-05) 5 February 1994 (age 25)
Place of birth Cuxhaven, Germany
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Montpellier
Number 22
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2013 UCF Knights
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009–2012 Hamburger SV 31 (4)
2010 Hamburger SV II 1 (0)
2014–2018 SC Freiburg 55 (15)
2018–2019 Turbine Potsdam 10 (7)
2019- Montpellier 7 (6)
National team
2008–2009 Germany U-15 8 (8)
2010–2011 Germany U-17 8 (7)
2014 Germany U-20 10 (5)
2015– Germany 18 (5)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 31 October 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 10 November 2018

Lena Petermann (born 5 February 1994) is a German football striker, currently playing for Montpellier in the Division 1 Feminine.

Club career[edit]

Petermann started her club career at Hamburger SV. In 2013, she moved to the USA to play college football (soccer) for the UCF Knights in Florida, were in her first year she was named the Conference rookie of the year.[1]

After a successful campaign with Germany women's national under-20 football team at the 2014 U-20 Women's World Cup she had an opportunity and decided to move back to Germany to pursue a professional career, by joining SC Freiburg.[2][3]

International career[edit]

As an under-17 international she played the UEFA Women's Under-17 Championship in 2010 and 2011.[4] As well as the 2010 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, where she scored five goals.[5]

She also played for Germany women's national under-20 football team and was part of the winning team of the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup where she scored three goals. The first was in a 2–0 victory against the United States at the group stage, she scored the first goal of that match.[6][7] Her second goal came during the semifinal against France, with the scores at 1-1 and France dominating the match, she scored the winning goal (2–1) at the 81st minute.[8] Her third goal was the title winning goal during the 1–0 triumph over Nigeria, scored at the 98th minute during the match extra-time.[9][10]

Petermann made her debut for the senior German team on 6 March 2015 at the Algarve Cup against China.[11] She was part of the German squad of the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada,[12] where she scored her first two goals for Germany, both came at the group stage 4–0 win match against Thailand.[11]

International goals[edit]

Scores and results list Germany's goal tally first:

Petermann – goals for Germany
# Date Location Opponent Score Result Competition
1. 15 June 2015 Winnipeg, Canada  Thailand 2–0 4–0 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup
2. 3–0
3. 16 September 2016 Khimki, Russia  Russia 4–0 4–0 UEFA Women's Euro 2017 qualifying
4. 22 October 2016 Regensburg, Germany  Austria 4–2 4–2 Friendly
5. 10 November 2018 Osnabrück, Germany  Italy 4–2 5–2

Source:[13]

Honours[edit]

International[edit]

Germany U20

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Germany U20 star Lena Petermann playing at Florida college". edmontonsun.com. 1 August 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Petermann Leaves UCF Women's Soccer". UCF Knights. 1 September 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  3. ^ "SC Freiburg brings Lena Petermann" (in German). womensoccer.de. 2 September 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Torment for Leupolz as France edge out Germany". UEFA. 28 July 2011. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  5. ^ "Lena Petermann profile". FIFA. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  6. ^ "Sweet revenge as Germany down USA". FIFA. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  7. ^ "Petermann: The goal was simply indescribable". FIFA. 6 August 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  8. ^ "Germany break French hearts". FIFA. 21 August 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  9. ^ "Germany edge Nigeria to take the trophy". FIFA. 25 August 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  10. ^ "Petermann: I can't grasp what's happened". FIFA. 25 August 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  11. ^ a b "Lena Petermann profile" (in German). DFB. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  12. ^ "List of Players - 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup" (PDF). FIFA. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  13. ^ "Players Info Petermann Goals". DFB. Retrieved 3 February 2014.

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