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The Bundesliga 2 game at Volksparkstadion on Saturday sees hosts Hamburg facing opposition in the form of SV Sandhausen.
All Hamburg v SV Sandhausen game predictions, stats and user poll are shown below (including the best match odds).
Hamburg head into this fixture following a 0-0 Bundesliga 2 stalemate against Heidenheim.
In that match, Hamburg had 67% possession and 16 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. 1. FC Heidenheim got 16 shots at goal with 4 on target.
It’s been seldom in recent games that Hamburg have kept a clean sheet. The facts show that Hamburg have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 8 goals during that time. It will be interesting to see if that trend will end up being sustained into this next match.
Taking a look at their past results, Hamburg:
- are undefeated in their last 5 home league matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 2 matches in the league.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Ingolstadt in Bundesliga 2 action, SV Sandhausen will be aiming to make amends here.
In that match, SV Sandhausen had 65% possession and 14 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. For their opponents, FC Ingolstadt 04 got 10 attempts at goal with 5 on target. Filip Bilbija (38') and Fatih Kaya (87') scored for Ingolstadt.
The forward players for SV Sandhausen have had real problems scoring goals over their last 6 games, recording the disappointing return of only 3. In those fixtures, Sandhausen have also seen the overall goal aggregate of their opponents equal 12.
Head to head
Checking on their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 12/08/2018 tells us that Hamburg have won 3 of these and SV Sandhausen 2, with the tally of draws standing at 1.
An aggregate of 21 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 12 from Hamburg and 9 coming from Sandhausen. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 3.5.
The last league contest between the two was Bundesliga 2 match day 29 on 22/04/2021 which ended up with the score at SV Sandhausen 2-1 Hamburg.
On that day, SV Sandhausen managed 42% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Their only player to score was Daniel Keita-Ruel (52').
At the other end, Hamburg got 8 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Stephan Ambrosius (46' Own goal) and Manuel Wintzheimer (76') scored.
The referee was Harm Osmers.
Team News: Hamburg
Josha Vagnoman (torn tendon), Tom Mickel (Acromioclavicular Separation) and Stephan Ambrosius (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be available for Hamburg boss Tim Walter.
Team News: SV Sandhausen
SV Sandhausen manager Stefan Kulovits has some current player fitness concerns. Julius Biada (Muscular problems) and Pascal Testroet (Achilles tendon problems) will not be playing here.
We’re inclined to think that Hamburg will, in all likelihood, be able to create a high number of chances and successful shots on target.
Conversely, SV Sandhausen may well find it hard to score themselves although we do reckon that they could well end up converting at least once.
We reckon that it will be a 3-1 win for Hamburg at the end of the match.
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: Kumar Tschana
Manager: Tim Walter
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 10, DFB-Pokal (Second Round)
🔑 Star Player: Robert Glatzel
Usually played in the Striker position, Robert Glatzel was born in Munich, Germany. After having played his first senior match for Wacker Burghausen in the 2013 - 2014 season, the goalscoring Forward has scored a sum of 2 league goals in this 2. Bundesliga 2021 - 2022 season to date in 5 appearances.