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The Bundesliga 2 game at Wildparkstadion on Saturday sees home side Karlsruhe facing Erzgebirge Aue.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Karlsruhe v Erzgebirge Aue including the latest game odds.
Karlsruhe head into this game coming off the back of a 0-0 Bundesliga 2 stalemate vs Erzgebirge Aue.
In that game, Karlsruhe managed 64% possession and 0 attempts at goal with 0 on target. Erzgebirge Aue had 2 shots at goal with 1 of them on target.
Three or more goals per game were seen in 5 of the past 6 fixtures where Karlsruhe have played. Opposition teams scored 10 times in these games whereas Karlsruhe managed to get a total of 8.
Taking a look at their past results, Karlsruhe:
- haven't beaten Erzgebirge Aue in their last 5 league games.
- are without a home win in the past 3 league games.
The stats don’t lie, and Erzgebirge Aue have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 15 goals in all. Defensively, Erzgebirge Aue certainly have room for improvement. We will see whether or not that trend will be continued on here.
A look at their previous results shows us that Erzgebirge Aue:
- have not beaten Karlsruhe when having played them away from home in the previous 7 league games. Not the best of away records.
- have not lost to Karlsruhe when having played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
- haven’t won away from home in the past 6 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking at their past head-to-head clashes going back to 18/05/2018 tells us that Karlsruhe have won 0 of these & Erzgebirge Aue 3, with the number of drawn games standing at 3.
An aggregate of 12 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 3 of them for Karlsruhe and 9 created by Aue. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.
The last league meeting featuring these sides was Bundesliga 2 match day 29 on 26/04/2021 and the score finished Karlsruhe 0-0 Erzgebirge Aue.
In that match, Karlsruhe managed 57% possession and 14 shots on goal with 6 of them on target.
Erzgebirge Aue got 17 attempts at goal with 6 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Martin Thomsen.
Team News: Karlsruhe
Sebastian Jung (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Jérôme Gondorf (Muscle Injury), Leon Jensen (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Paul Löhr (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will be missing for Karlsruhe manager Christian Eichner.
Team News: Erzgebirge Aue
Erzgebirge Aue manager Marc Hensel has multiple availability issues to deal with. Malcolm Cacutalua (Knee Problems), Ognjen Gnjatic (Torn Ankle Ligament), Philipp Riese (Muscular hairline crack) and Florian Ballas (Knee Problems) miss out here. Soufiane Messeguem is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
We feel that in this game, Karlsruhe will most probably get amongst the goals when they line up against Erzgebirge Aue, who could well struggle scoring a goal of their own.
We’re tipping a pretty comfortable 2-0 winning score for Karlsruhe when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Wildparkstadion (29,699)
Captain: Jérôme Gondorf
Chairman: Holger Siegmund-Schultze
Manager: Christian Eichner
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 10, DFB-Pokal (Second Round)
⭐ Star Player: Marvin Wanitzek
Usually played in the Centre Midfield position, Marvin Wanitzek was born in Bruchsal, Germany. After making a first senior appearance for in the 2013 - 2014 season, the dangerous Midfielder has bagged 2 league goals in the 2. Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 season so far coming from a total of 8 appearances.