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Eintracht Braunschweig arrive at Merkur Spiel-Arena on Saturday for the Bundesliga 2 tie with hosts Fortuna Dusseldorf.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Fortuna Dusseldorf v Eintracht Braunschweig can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
Fortuna Dusseldorf will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following the 3-2 Bundesliga 2 success against Karlsruhe.
In that match, Fortuna Dusseldorf managed 43% possession and 15 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. For Fortuna Dusseldorf, the goals were scored by Kevin Danso (9' Own goal), Dawid Kownacki (35'), Brandon Borrello (73') and Shinta Appelkamp (90'). For their opponents, Karlsruher SC had 8 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. Marvin Wanitzek (80') was the scorer for Karlsruhe.
At least three goals per match were recorded in 5 of the past 6 meetings where Fortuna Dusseldorf have played. Opposition teams scored 8 of them in this period while Fortuna managed to get a total of 11. That aside, we must now wait to see whether the trend shall persist in this next match.
Their previous form shows that Fortuna Dusseldorf:
- are unbeaten in the league by Eintracht Braunschweig in their previous 3 games.
- are unbeaten in their last 2 home league matches.
After being beaten in their last game against Erzgebirge Aue in Bundesliga 2 competition, Eintracht Braunschweig will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, Eintracht Braunschweig had 40% possession and 6 shots on goal with 3 on target. At the other end, Erzgebirge Aue had 7 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Dimitrij Nazarov (49') and Philipp Zulechner (82') scored for Erzgebirge Aue.
A tendency of at least one team not managing to score in games involving Eintracht Braunschweig has become fairly consistent of late. Examining their last six games reveals that it’s happened 5 times. During these clashes, opposing sides have managed a goal total of 8 and Braunschweig have scored 5.
Coming into this clash, Eintracht Braunschweig are undefeated by Fortuna Dusseldorf in games played away from home for the previous 2 league matches.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels dating back to 15/05/2016, it’s been all-even between these two clubs with Fortuna Dusseldorf winning 2 of those games, Eintracht Braunschweig 2 and 2 being drawn in normal time.
An aggregate of 13 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 7 for Fortuna and 6 belonging to Braunschweig. The average goals per game has been 2.17.
The previous league fixture featuring the two was Bundesliga 2 match day 15 on 11/01/2021 when the final score was Eintracht Braunschweig 0-0 Fortuna Dusseldorf.
The match was refereed by Alexander Sather.
Team News: Fortuna Dusseldorf
Fortuna Dusseldorf boss Uwe Rösler has zero fitness concerns to speak of coming into this match thanks to a completely healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Eintracht Braunschweig
Braunschweig boss Daniel Meyer has a number of players out of action. Niko Kijewski (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Nico Klaß (Ill) and Brian Behrendt (Torn Muscle Fibre) miss out here.
In our view, Fortuna Dusseldorf should really get amongst the goals when they line up against Eintracht Braunschweig, who could well struggle to break down their defence.
Therefore, we are anticipating a comfortable 2-0 winning margin for Fortuna Dusseldorf at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Merkur Spiel-Arena (54,600)
Captain: Adam Bodzek
Chairman: Thomas Röttgermann
Manager: Uwe Rösler
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 5
⭐ Key Player: Rouwen Hennings
Customarily taking up the Striker position, Rouwen Hennings was born in Germany. Having played his first senior match for Osnabruck in the 2007 - 2008 season, the dangerous Forward has netted 9 league goals in the Bundesliga 2 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 30 appearances.