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The Bundesliga 2 game at Voith-Arena on Saturday sees home side Heidenheim lock horns with opponents Hansa Rostock.
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Heidenheim, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 5-4 Bundesliga 2 success versus Regensburg.
In that match, Heidenheim had 55% possession and 9 shots on goal with 6 on target. For Heidenheim, the goals were scored by Tim Kleindienst (21', 39'), Adrian Beck (36'), Denis Thomalla (76') and Stefan Schimmer (94'). Jahn Regensburg got 17 shots at goal with 4 on target. Prince Osei Owusu (14'), Charalambos Makridis (45'), Nicklas Shipnoski (55') and Aygün Yildirim (92') scored for Regensburg.
It has not been often in recent games where Heidenheim have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. It will be a concern for them that Heidenheim have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 11 goals on the way. That being said, we will just have to wait and see if that trend might be maintained in this match.
Their previous form shows that Heidenheim:
- haven't lost in the league to Hansa Rostock in their last 6 games.
- are undefeated in their last 9 league matches at home. A run that they'll hope to extend here.
Hansa Rostock will go into the game following a 0-1 Bundesliga 2 win over Eintracht Braunschweig in their last game.
In that game, Hansa Rostock managed 49% possession and 6 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Hansa Rostock was Svante Ingelsson (60'). At the other end, Eintracht Braunschweig had 17 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target.
Patrick Glöckner's Hansa Rostock have seen their goal attempts be successful 7 times throughout their latest 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during that same period adds up to 6.
Going into this game, the form guide shows that Hansa Rostock:
- haven't won against Heidenheim in away games against them for the last 2 matches in the league.
- have not been beaten in their last 4 away league matches.
Head to head
An examination of their past head to head clashes dating back to 31/08/2013 shows that Heidenheim have won 3 of these games & Hansa Rostock 1, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 2.
11 goals were yielded between them in this period, with 7 of them for Heidenheim and 4 coming from Hansa. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 1.83.
The previous league meeting featuring these clubs was Bundesliga 2 match day 1 on 17/07/2022 and the score finished Hansa Rostock 0-1 Heidenheim.
That time, Hansa Rostock had 43% possession and 13 shots on goal with 4 on target.
For their opponents, Heidenheim had 10 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Stefan Schimmer (50') scored.
The referee was Daniel Siebert.
Team News: Heidenheim
It’s a low absenteeism rate, with just a single fitness concern for the Heidenheim gaffer Frank Schmidt to be concerned with from a near full-strength squad. Elidon Qenaj (Knee Injury) is out of contention.
Team News: Hansa Rostock
From a largely available group of players, there’s just the one fitness worry for the Hansa Rostock gaffer Patrick Glöckner to be concerned about. Lukas Scherff (Knee Surgery) misses out for this game.
Our feeling is that Hansa Rostock will surely be able to break down this Heidenheim side, however that may not be enough to prevent defeat.
Our tip is for a close game with a 2-1 win for Heidenheim when all is said and done. Looking forward to this.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Voith-Arena (15,000)
Captain: Patrick Mainka
Chairman: Holger Sanwald
Manager: Frank Schmidt
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 3
🔑 Key Player: Tim Kleindienst
Customarily deployed in the Striker position, Tim Kleindienst was born in Jüterbog, Germany. Having played his first senior match for Energie Cottbus in the 2013 - 2014 season, the dangerous Forward has got 9 league goals in this 2. Bundesliga 2022 - 2023 campaign so far in a total of 15 appearances.