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Erzgebirge Aue will take to the pitch with away team Borussia Dortmund II at Erzgebirgsstadion in this 3rd Liga game on Saturday.
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Erzgebirge Aue enter this game following a 0-0 3rd Liga drawn result against Unterhaching.
In their past 6 fixtures, Pavel Dochev's Erzgebirge Aue have scored 7 times, with that being an average number of goals per match equal to 1.17.
Coming into this fixture, Erzgebirge Aue are without a home win in the past 2 league matches.
Borussia Dortmund II
In their last fixture, Borussia Dortmund II drew 1-1 in the 3rd Liga match with Lübeck.
The only name on the scoresheet from Borussia Dortmund II was Rodney Elongo-Yombo (62'). Sören Reddemann (66') was the scorer for Lübeck.
The numbers tell their own story, and Borussia Dortmund II have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, conceding 9 goals in total. At the back, Borussia Dortmund II have clearly had some problems. That sort of pattern isn’t assured to be sustained here, though.
Going into this encounter, Borussia Dortmund II are unbeaten in their previous 4 away league matches.
Head to head
The last league game featuring these clubs was 3rd Liga match day 36 on 15/05/2023 when it finished Erzgebirge Aue 3-3 Borussia Dortmund II.
The referee was Assad Nouhoum.
Team News: Erzgebirge Aue
There aren’t many selection issues, with just one fitness concern for the Erzgebirge Aue manager Pavel Dochev to be concerned with from an otherwise fully-primed group. Finn Hetzsch (Tibia and fibula fracture) is out of contention.
Team News: Borussia Dortmund II
Borussia Dortmund II manager Jan Zimmermann has to choose a team with limited availability. Prince Aning (Shoulder injury), Felix Irorere (Foot injury), Paul-Philipp Besong (Knee injury), Jonah Husseck (Knee injury), Moses Otuali (unknown injury), Bjarne Pudel (Knee injury), Justin Butler (Ligament injury) and Marian Kirsch (Broken finger) can’t be considered. Samuel Bamba cannot play in this game through suspension.
We’re inclined to think that Borussia Dortmund II should be able to put one past this Erzgebirge Aue outfit, although it possibly won’t quite be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re predicting both teams to score in a 2-1 winning score for Erzgebirge Aue at the end of this one. We’ll have to see what happens.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Erzgebirgsstadion (16,485)
Captain: Martin Männel
Chairman: Roland Frötschner
Manager: Pavel Dochev
Competitions: 3rd Liga position 7
⭐ Star Player: Sean Seitz
Generally taking to the field in the Right Wing position, Sean Seitz was born in Karlsruhe, Germany. Having made his senior debut playing for Erzgebirge Aue in the 2023 - 2024 season, the dangerous Forward has netted 3 league goals in the 3. Liga 2023 - 2024 season so far in a total of 14 appearances.