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Arminia Bielefeld will take to the pitch with away team Freiburg at SchücoArena in this Bundesliga 1 match on Friday.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Arminia Bielefeld v Freiburg - along with the latest match odds.
Arminia Bielefeld enter this game following on from a 1-1 Bundesliga 1 draw vs Mainz.
In that game, Arminia Bielefeld managed 43% possession and 10 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Arminia Bielefeld was Andreas Voglsammer (76'). For their opponents, 1. FSV Mainz 05 got 11 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Daniel Brosinski (56') was the scorer for Mainz.
Arminia Bielefeld have really struggled up front in more recent games. Their goals record equals just 3 versus opposing sides over the course of their last six matches. In those games, Bielefeld have also seen the number of goals that have gone against them total 8. That trend isn’t assured to follow through into this game, though.
Looking at their past form shows that Arminia Bielefeld:
- haven't beaten Freiburg in their last 3 league games.
- are without a win at home for the past 5 league matches. Their fans aren't happy.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of Borussia Mönchengladbach in Bundesliga 1 action, Freiburg will be aiming to make amends here.
In that game, Freiburg managed 52% possession and 10 shots at goal with 4 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Freiburg was Roland Sallai (10'). For their opponents, Borussia Mönchengladbach got 19 shots at goal with 6 on target. Marcus Thuram (53', 60') scored for Borussia Mönchengladbach.
The stats tell the story, and Freiburg have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 8 goals in total. In defence, Freiburg certainly have room for improvement.
Coming into this meeting, Freiburg are without a win away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head meetings stretching back to 03/03/2000, there has been little between the sides with Arminia Bielefeld winning 2 of those games, Freiburg 2 and 2 being draws in regulation time.
There were also goals galore in those games, with 22 in total which averages out at 3.67 goals per meeting.
The previous league match featuring these sides was Bundesliga 1 match day 11 on 12/12/2020 which ended up with the score at Freiburg 2-0 Arminia Bielefeld.
On that occasion, Freiburg managed 47% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Goals were scored by Vincenzo Grifo (79') and Woo-Yeong Jeong (92').
Arminia Bielefeld had 5 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
The referee was Harm Osmers.
Team News: Arminia Bielefeld
Arminia Bielefeld boss Frank Kramer has a full complement, with no fitness concerns to speak of ahead of this game thanks to a fully healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: Freiburg
Due to a mostly full-strength group of players, there’s only the one fitness worry for the Freiburg gaffer Christian Streich to contend with. Vincenzo Grifo (Corona virus) won’t be playing here. Ermedin Demirovic is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
In our opinion, Arminia Bielefeld will do well to break down this Freiburg team who we reckon should end up scoring and staying ahead.
We’re therefore predicting a highly competitive game with a 0-1 winning margin for Freiburg at the end of this one.
It should be a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: SchücoArena (27,300)
Captain: Fabian Klos
Chairman: Hans-Jürgen Laufer
Manager: Frank Kramer
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 17
⭐ Star Player: Sergio Córdova
Normally used in the Striker position, Sergio Córdova was born in Calabozo, Venezuela. Having played his first senior match for Augsburg in the 2017 - 2018 season, the talented Forward has hit 2 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 season so far in a total of 23 appearances.