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The Bundesliga 2 fixture at Max-Morlock-Stadion on Friday will see home side Nürnberg
prepare for the visit of opponents, Erzgebirge Aue
. Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Nürnberg v Erzgebirge Aue match are shown here - plus the latest betting odds.
Nürnberg will be looking to improve on their last outing here following the 1-0 Bundesliga 2 defeat in their last game at the hands of FC St. Pauli. Viktor Gyökeres (84') was the scorer for FC St. Pauli.
Jens Keller's 1. FC Nürnberg have netted a sum total of 5 times over their prior 6 outings. The tally of goals that they have conceded in those same fixtures is 8.
Coming into this meeting, Nürnberg are without a home win in the past 2 league games.
Erzgebirge Aue head into the clash after a 3-1 Bundesliga 2 win with the downing of SV Sandhausen in their last outing. For Erzgebirge Aue, the goals were scored by Dimitrij Nazarov (5'), Florian Krüger (64') and Malcolm Cacutalua (69'). Julius Biada (80') was the scorer for SV Sandhausen.
In a total of 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring Erzgebirge Aue, three or more goals have gone in. The average number of goals per game during that time is 2.67, with the number of goals averaged by Veilchen equalling 1.33. That sort of pattern isn’t assured to be sustained into this next game, though.
Heading into this fixture, Erzgebirge Aue haven’t won away from home in the past 12 league games. Their travelling support will be needed here, for sure.
Head to head
A look at their past head-to-head clashes dating back to 17/12/2014 tells us that Nürnberg have won 4 of these games and Erzgebirge Aue 2, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 0.
There were also plenty of goals scored in those games, 23 in all at an average of 3.83 goals per match.
The previous league encounter featuring these sides was Bundesliga 2 match day 10 on 18/10/2019 which finished with the scoreline of Erzgebirge Aue 4-3 1. FC Nürnberg. The match was refereed by Daniel Schlager.
In our view, Erzgebirge Aue have the firepower to score against this Nürnberg outfit, however that is unlikely to be as many as they’ll concede. Our selection here is for a very close game with a 2-1 victory for Nürnberg when the full-time whistle blows. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Nickname: Der Club
Stadium: Max-Morlock-Stadion (50,000)
Captain: Hanno Behrens
Chairman: Robert Palikuca & Niels Rossow
Manager: Jens Keller
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 15
Star Player: Johannes Geis
Customarily deployed in the Central Defensive Midfielder position, Johannes Geis was born in Schweinfurt, Germany. After making a first senior appearance for SpVgg Greuther Fürth in the 2010 - 2011 season, the talented Midfielder has scored 5 league goals in the Bundesliga 2 2019 - 2020 campaign so far in 23 appearances.