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The Bundesliga 2 game at Voith-Arena on Sunday will see hosts Heidenheim play against Holstein Kiel.
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Heidenheim will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 2-0 Bundesliga 2 losing effort in their last game against Erzgebirge Aue.
In that game, Heidenheim managed 58% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target. Erzgebirge Aue got 11 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Antonio Jonjić (34', 45') scored for Erzgebirge Aue.
It has been a rare occasion in recent games where Heidenheim have shown defensive steel. The facts show that Heidenheim have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, leaking 14 goals along the way. We will just have to see if that trend can be continued on here.
Going into this encounter, Heidenheim have not lost a league tie with Holstein Kiel in their previous 6 matches.
Holstein Kiel head into the game following a 2-1 Bundesliga 2 win with the eclipse of Dynamo Dresden in their most recent outing.
In that game, Holstein Kiel had 67% possession and 20 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. For Holstein Kiel, goals were scored by Benedikt Pichler (65') and Fabian Reese (66'). Dynamo Dresden got 17 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Heinz Mörschel (32') was the scorer for Dynamo Dresden.
The stats tell the story, and Holstein Kiel have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 11 goals in total. In defence, Holstein Kiel have some weaknesses to address.
Leading up to this clash, Holstein Kiel:
- have not registered a win against Heidenheim when they have played them away from home in the previous 3 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 5 league matches away from home.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 2 league games.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head to head clashes stretching back to 12/08/2018 shows us that Heidenheim have won 3 of them and Holstein Kiel 0, with the number of drawn matches being 3.
A combined total of 15 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 of them from Heidenheim and 5 being from Holstein Kiel. The average goals per game has been 2.5.
The previous league match featuring the two was Bundesliga 2 match day 25 on 06/04/2021 when it finished Heidenheim 1-0 Holstein Kiel.
On that day, Heidenheim had 36% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The scorer was Tim Kleindienst (17').
Holstein Kiel got 13 shots at goal with 3 on target.
The referee was Michael Bacher.
Team News: Heidenheim
The Heidenheim manager Frank Schmidt does not have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this clash with a fully healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Holstein Kiel
Thanks to a fully injury-free group available to choose from, the Holstein Kiel manager Marcel Rapp doesn’t have any fitness worries whatsoever ahead of this match.
We’re of the view that Holstein Kiel have it in them to score against this Heidenheim outfit, but that is unlikely to be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re going for a very close game with a 2-1 victory for Heidenheim at the end of the 90 minutes. Definitely a tough call.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Voith-Arena (15,000)
Captain: Patrick Mainka
Chairman: Holger Sanwald
Manager: Frank Schmidt
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 9
🔑 Star Man: Tobias Mohr
Typically deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Tobias Mohr was born in Aachen, Germany. Having made his senior debut playing for Greuther Furth in the 2018 - 2019 season, the skilful Midfielder has contributed 3 league goals in this 2. Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 season so far in 13 appearances.