Kaiserslautern will arrive at Sportclub Arena on Saturday for the 3rd Liga game with home team Verl.
Our predictions, user poll and statistics for Verl v Kaiserslautern can be found here - plus the latest match odds.
Verl will be looking for a repeat result of the 3-4 3rd Liga success over Unterhaching.
For Verl, the goals were scored by Lasse Jürgensen (41' Own goal), Kasim Rabihic (85') and Berkan Taz (90'). Patrick Hasenhüttl (59'), Moritz Heinrich (75') and Markus Schwabl (88' Own goal) scored for Unterhaching.
Verl have been conceding pretty frequently of late, although they have also found ways to convert their own chances into goals. Analysis of their previous 6 games shows that Verl have conceded in 6 of them as well as managing to get on the scoresheet in 5 of those games.
Coming into this clash, Verl haven’t won at home in the past 2 league games.
In their previous fixture, Kaiserslautern drew 0-0 in the 3rd Liga match with Viktoria Cologne.
Jeff Saibene's Kaiserslautern have seen their efforts on goal rewarded 5 times throughout their previous 6 matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during those same matches equals 8.
Team News: Verl
Zlatko Janjic (Knee Problems), Nico Hecker (Shoulder Injury), Justin Eilers (Muscle Injury), Frederik Lach (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Daniel Mikic (Torn Muscle Fibre), Julian Stöckner (Torn Muscle Fibre), Steffen Lang (Heel Bone Injury) and Barne Pernot (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be available for Verl boss Guerino Capretti.
Team News: Kaiserslautern
FCK boss Jeff Saibene has not got a full squad to pick from. Anas Bakhat (Fitness), Carlo Sickinger (Ill), Lukas Spalvis (Cartilage Damage), Lukas Gottwalt (Fracture-dislocation of the ankle), Dominik Schad (Fibula Fracture) and Simon Skarlatidis (Groin Surgery) can’t be considered. The players who will not be able to play in this game through being suspended are Kenny Prince Redondo, Marius Kleinsorge and Tim Rieder.
We feel that Kaiserslautern may well find it hard to break down this Verl outfit who we think will get the win and a maybe even keep a clean sheet as well.
That’s why we have predicted a very even match with a 1-0 victory for Verl at the end of this game.
Hopefully it’s a good one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Sportclub Arena (5,153)
Captain: Julian Stöckner
Chairman: Raimund Bertels
Manager: Guerino Capretti
Competitions: 3rd Liga position 8
⭐ Key Man: Zlatko Janjić
Normally taking up the Striker position, Zlatko Janjić was born in Gradiška, Bosnia and Herzegovina. After having played his first senior match for Arminia Bielefeld in the 2008 - 2009 season, the goalscoring Forward has contributed 9 league goals in the 3. Liga 2020 - 2021 season to date from a total of 15 appearances.