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Fortuna Dusseldorf visit Volksparkstadion on Saturday for the Bundesliga 2 clash with home team Hamburg.
All Hamburg v Fortuna Dusseldorf game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below - as well as the best betting odds.
Hamburg are hoping to win again following the 2-3 Bundesliga 2 victory against Holstein Kiel.
In that match, Hamburg managed 51% possession and 12 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. For Hamburg, the goalscorers were Robert Glatzel (39'), Moritz Heyer (69', 92' Own goal) and Ludovit Reis (85'). On the other side, Holstein Kiel got 22 attempts at goal with 9 of them on target. Fin Bartels (93') was the scorer for Holstein Kiel.
Hamburg haven’t been able to stop scoring goals, finding the back of the net in one hundred percent of their last 6 matches.
They’ve managed to rack up 10 during that period while also conceding a total of 4. Despite that, we’ll just have to find out whether that trend will continue on here in this match.
Pre-game facts show that Hamburg:
- are unbeaten in the league by Fortuna Dusseldorf in their previous 5 games.
- have not registered a win against Fortuna Dusseldorf in their previous 3 league matches.
Fortuna Dusseldorf will go into the encounter following a 3-1 Bundesliga 2 win against Hansa Rostock in their last outing.
In that game, Fortuna Dusseldorf managed 48% possession and 11 shots on goal with 4 on target. For Fortuna Dusseldorf, the goalscorers were Dawid Kownacki (10'), Marcel Sobottka (27') and Emmanuel Iyoha (77'). At the other end, Hansa Rostock had 9 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Lukas Fröde (61') scored for Hansa Rostock.
Looking at their form, and Fortuna Dusseldorf have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 8 goals in total. In defence, Fortuna Dusseldorf have been far from perfect.
Going into this encounter, Fortuna Dusseldorf have not won away from home in their last 3 league games.
Head to head
An examination of their past head-to-head clashes dating back to 23/11/2012 tells us that Hamburg have won 2 of these games & Fortuna Dusseldorf 1, with the number of drawn results being 3.
A combined total of 12 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 6 of them for Hamburg and 6 being from Fortuna. The average number of goals per game works out to 2.
The previous league clash between these clubs was Bundesliga 2 match day 27 on 19/03/2022 when the final score was Fortuna Dusseldorf 1-1 Hamburg.
That day, Fortuna Dusseldorf had 38% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Their only player to score was Adam Bodzek (85').
For their opponents, Hamburg had 12 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Robert Glatzel (93') scored.
The match was refereed by Marco Fritz.
Team News: Hamburg
Ogechika Heil (Foot Injury) and Omar Megeed (Metatarsal Fracture) will not be taking part for Hamburg boss Tim Walter.
It seems likely that Hamburg should go for a 4-1-2-3 system for the game featuring D. Heuer Fernandes, Moritz Heyer, Mario Vuskovic, Sebastian Schonlau, Tim Leibold, Jonas Meffert, Ludovit Reis, Laszlo Benes, Bakery Jatta, Robert Glatzel and Jean-Luc Dompe.
Team News: Fortuna Dusseldorf
Owing to a completely healthy group to choose from, the Fortuna Dusseldorf manager Daniel Thioune has no fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game.
From our viewpoint, Fortuna seem likely to begin the game with a 4-2-3-1 lineup using Florian Kastenmeier, Matthias Zimmermann, Tim Oberdorf, Christoph Klarer, Michal Karbownik, Marcel Sobottka, Jorrit Hendrix, Felix Klaus, Ao Tanaka, Kristoffer Peterson and Dawid Kownacki.
Our assessment is that Hamburg are likely to dominate on the ball and be rewarded with decent chances.
At the other end, Fortuna Dusseldorf could well struggle getting goals but we do think that it’s more than likely that they will be getting the chances to score, too.
We can therefore see a pretty comfortable 3-1 margin for Hamburg after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Volksparkstadion (57,000)
Captain: Sebastian Schonlau
Chairman: Marcell Jansen
Manager: Tim Walter
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 2, DFB-Pokal (Second Round)
🔑 Star Man: Ransford Königsdörffer
Generally taking to the field in the Striker position, Ransford Königsdörffer was born in Berlin, Germany. After making a first senior appearance for Dynamo Dresden in the 2019 - 2020 season, the dangerous Forward has struck 2 league goals in this 2. Bundesliga 2022 - 2023 campaign so far from a total of 6 appearances.