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Erzgebirge Aue face off with away side St. Pauli at Erzgebirgsstadion in this Bundesliga 2 tie on Saturday.
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Erzgebirge Aue prepare for this fixture following a 1-1 Bundesliga 2 draw versus Regensburg.
In that match, Erzgebirge Aue managed 57% possession and 11 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. The only player to score for Erzgebirge Aue was Sören Gonther (85'). SSV Jahn Regensburg had 22 shots at goal with 9 of them on target. Jann George (5') was the scorer for Regensburg.
Under three goals per match were seen in 5 of the last 6 meetings where Erzgebirge Aue have been participants. Regarding the goal split during this period, their opponents scored a total of 7 while Aue managed a tally of 6.
Analysis of their past results shows that Erzgebirge Aue:
- haven't won against St. Pauli in their previous 2 league matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 5 home league matches.
St. Pauli will come into the encounter following a 2-0 Bundesliga 2 win with the eclipse of Eintracht Braunschweig in their previous match.
In that game, St. Pauli had 61% possession and 14 shots at goal with 7 on target. For St. Pauli, the goalscorers were Omar Marmoush (7') and Daniel-Kofi Kyereh (14'). On the other side, Eintracht Braunschweig had 7 attempts at goal with 0 of them on target.
In the course of their six previous matches, Timo Schultz's St. Pauli have seen their efforts on goal rewarded 8 times - yielding them a goals scored per game average of 1.33.
Looking at their past form shows that St. Pauli:
- have not emerged victorious against Erzgebirge Aue when having played them away from home in the previous 5 league games. Not good.
- are undefeated in their previous 6 league matches away from home.
Head to head
A review of their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 07/04/2018 shows that Erzgebirge Aue have won 4 of them & St. Pauli 1, with the number of draws standing at 1.
21 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 13 for Aue and 8 belonging to St. Pauli. That is an average goals per game value of 3.5.
The last league contest featuring these sides was Bundesliga 2 match day 11 on 13/12/2020 which finished with the scoreline of St. Pauli 2-2 Erzgebirge Aue.
The match was refereed by Lasse Koslowski.
Team News: Erzgebirge Aue
Fabian Kalig (Cartilage Damage) and Malcolm Cacutalua (Knee Problems) will not be able to play for Aue boss Dirk Schuster. Ognjen Gnjatic is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: St. Pauli
St. Pauli manager Timo Schultz has a number of players out of action. Christopher Avevor (Ankle Injury), Eric Smith (Calf Injury), Ryo Miyaichi (Knee Injury), Christopher Buchtmann (Achilles tendon surgery) and James Lawrence (Ill) are those who can’t be considered.
When taking everything into account, Erzgebirge Aue will have to play well to break down this St. Pauli team who we think might gain the upper hand.
That’s why we have predicted a good tussle with a 0-1 winning margin for St. Pauli when all is said and done.
Looking forward to this.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Erzgebirgsstadion (16,485)
Captain: Martin Männel
Chairman: Helge Leonhardt
Manager: Dirk Schuster
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 8
🔑 Star Man: Florian Krüger
Generally taking to the field in the Striker position, Florian Krüger was born in Staßfurt, Germany. After having played his first senior match for Erzgebirge Aue in the 2018 - 2019 season, the skilful Forward has managed to score 11 league goals in the Bundesliga 2 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 27 appearances.