Osnabruck will be hosting visiting opponents Nuremberg at Stadion an der Bremer Brücke in this Bundesliga 2 meeting on Monday.
For all of our match predictions, pre-game poll and statistics for Osnabruck v Nuremberg, scroll down - as well as the best betting odds.
Osnabruck, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 2-4 Bundesliga 2 success against Regensburg.
For Osnabruck, the scorers were Sebastian Kerk (22', 41', 72') and Etienne Amenyido (64'). Andreas Albers (12') and Aaron Opoku (75') scored for Regensburg.
Osnabrück have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets of late, although they’ve also done enough to score goals themselves. Looking at their last 6 games, Osnabrück have conceded in 5 of them in addition to scoring in 5 of those matches. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.
Looking at their past form shows that Osnabruck:
- have not registered a win against Nuremberg in their last 6 league games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 4 home league matches.
Previously, Nuremberg drew 1-1 in the Bundesliga 2 tie with Fortuna Dusseldorf.
The only name on the scoresheet from Nuremberg was Manuel Schäffler (15'). Kenan Karaman (30') was the scorer for Fortuna Dusseldorf.
The stats don’t lie, and Nuremberg have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 10 goals in total. At the back, Nürnberg have seen their frailties exposed.
Looking at their past form shows that Nuremberg:
- remain undefeated by Osnabruck in away games against them for the last 3 matches in the league.
- have not won away from home in their last 4 league games.
Head to head
Delving into past results between these clubs stretching back to 07/05/2004 tells us that these fixtures have not been happy ones for Osnabruck. They have not been able to get any wins whatsoever while Nuremberg have just been too good for them, running out winners in 83% of those ties.
A combined sum of 18 goals were scored between them in this period, with 6 of them for Osnabrück and 12 for Nürnberg. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.
The previous league encounter featuring the two was Bundesliga 2 match day 21 on 08/02/2020 and the score finished Osnabruck 0-1 Nuremberg.
The match was refereed by Tobias Reichel.
Team News: Osnabruck
Osnabruck boss Marco Grote has a full complement, with no fitness worries at all ahead of this match with a completely injury-free squad available to choose from.
Team News: Nuremberg
Nürnberg manager Robert Klauß has some current player fitness concerns. Virgil Misidjan (Syndesmotic ligament tear) and Paul-Philipp Besong (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are not able to play. Sarpreet Singh will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
We’re of the view that Nuremberg will likely create enough chances to get a goal against this Osnabruck team, but that isn’t expected to be enough to prevent defeat.
We can see a very close game with a 2-1 victory for Osnabruck at full-time. It should be a decent one.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Stadion an der Bremer Brücke (16,667)
Captain: Marc Heider
Chairman: Manfred Hülsmann
Manager: Marco Grote
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 2, DFB-Pokal (First Round)
⭐ Key Player: Etienne Amenyido
Mostly deployed in the Striker position, Etienne Amenyido was born in Herford, Germany. Having made his senior debut playing for VVV-Venlo in the 2017 - 2018 season, the goalscoring Forward has accumulated 2 league goals in the Bundesliga 2 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 7 appearances.