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SV Sandhausen arrive at Millerntor-Stadion on Wednesday for the Bundesliga 2 fixture with home team St. Pauli.
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St. Pauli will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 4-0 Bundesliga 2 defeat in their last game at the hands of Darmstadt.
In that game, St. Pauli had 62% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. On the other side, SV Darmstadt 98 had 11 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. Phillip Tietz (6'), Braydon Manu (29') and Luca Pfeiffer (39', 41') scored for Darmstadt.
At least three goals per game were seen in 5 of the last 6 fixtures where St. Pauli have been involved. Opposition teams scored 9 of them in these games while St. Pauli managed a tally of 15. Previous results aside, it remains to be seen whether such a trend might continue on in this next match.
Coming into this contest, St. Pauli are unbeaten in their previous 6 league matches at home.
After tasting defeat last time out to Nuremberg in Bundesliga 2 competition, SV Sandhausen and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, SV Sandhausen had 28% possession and 10 attempts on goal with 6 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for SV Sandhausen was Immanuel Höhn (66'). On the other side, 1. FC Nürnberg got 17 shots on goal with 8 of them on target. Fabian Nürnberger (83') and Erik Shuranov (93') scored for Nuremberg.
The stats don’t lie, and SV Sandhausen have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, seeing opposing sides hit 12 goals in all. In defence, SV Sandhausen have some weaknesses to address.
Pre-game facts show that SV Sandhausen:
- have not won against St. Pauli in away games against them for the last 5 league games. Not good.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 away league matches.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 07/10/2018 tells us that St. Pauli have won 3 of these games and SV Sandhausen 2, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
In all, 18 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 9 of them for St. Pauli and 9 created by Sandhausen. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.
The previous league match between the two was Bundesliga 2 match day 20 on 05/02/2021 when it ended St. Pauli 2-1 SV Sandhausen.
The referee was Patrick Alt.
Team News: St. Pauli
The St. Pauli boss Timo Schultz does not have any fitness concerns to speak of before this match thanks to a completely healthy group available to choose from.
Team News: SV Sandhausen
Thanks to a fully injury-free group available to select from, the SV Sandhausen boss Alois Schwartz does not have any fitness worries at all ahead of this match.
We feel that in this game, St. Pauli will probably have the majority of the possession and should be able to turn a few of their chances into goals.
At the other end, SV Sandhausen will be up against it finding the net themselves although we do think it’s probable that they will be converting at least once here.
Our selection here is for a fairly comfortable 3-1 winning score for St. Pauli when the full-time whistle blows.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Millerntor-Stadion (29,546)
Captain: Philipp Ziereis
Chairman: Oke Göttlich
Manager: Timo Schultz
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 1, DFB-Pokal (Third Round)
🔑 Key Player: Daniel-Kofi Kyereh
Customarily taking to the field in the Striker position, Daniel-Kofi Kyereh was born in Accra, Ghana. Having made a first senior appearance for Wehen Wiesbaden in the 2018 - 2019 season, the gifted Forward has bagged 3 league goals in the 2. Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 campaign so far from a total of 12 appearances.