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Magdeburg are going up against the visiting Hansa Rostock at MDCC-Arena in this 3rd Liga match on Wednesday.
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Magdeburg won’t want a repeat of their last result here following the 1-0 3rd Liga loss in their previous game against Ingolstadt.
The only name on the scoresheet from Magdeburg was Korbinian Burger (85' Own goal).
Matches involving Magdeburg have tended to be exciting encounters lately with a lot of goalmouth action the rule rather than the exception. Over their past half dozen clashes alone, a grand total of 20 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 7 of those being chalked up by Magdeburg.
Heading into this contest, Magdeburg have not registered a win against Hansa Rostock in their last 3 matches in the league.
After a loss in their previous game against Dynamo Dresden in 3rd Liga competition, Hansa Rostock and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
The only player to score from Hansa Rostock was Pascal Breier (43'). Christoph Daferner (14'), Marco Hartmann (30') and Ransford Königdörffer (40') scored for Dynamo Dresden.
Looking at their form, and Hansa Rostock have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing their opponents hit 7 goals in total. Defensively, Hansa could really do with shoring things up. Even so, we will just have to wait and see whether such a trend will continue on here in this game.
Pre-game facts show that Hansa Rostock:
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 league matches away from home.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league games.
Head to head
A glance at their past head to head meetings stretching back to 05/11/2016 tells us that Magdeburg have won 1 of these & Hansa Rostock 3, with the tally of draws being 2.
12 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 5 for Magdeburg and 7 netted by Hansa. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.
The previous league contest between these clubs was 3rd Liga match day 31 on 09/06/2020 which ended up with the score at Hansa Rostock 3-1 Magdeburg.
The match was refereed by Patrick Schwengers.
Team News: Magdeburg
Florian Kath (Groin Injury), Dustin Bomheuer (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Maximilian Franzke (Tendon crack) and Timo Perthel (Knee Injury) won’t be able to feature for Magdeburg manager Thomas Hoßmang. The players ineligible for this match because of suspension are Jürgen Gjasula and Dominik Ernst.
Team News: Hansa Rostock
Due to a mostly available group, there is just the sole fitness worry for the Hansa Rostock gaffer Jens Härtel to be concerned about. Nils Butzen (Pubis bone irritation) misses out for this game.
Our assessment here is that Magdeburg will really need to work well to hit the back of the net against this Hansa Rostock lineup who we think will likely be able to get on the scoresheet themselves in a winning performance.
Our tip is therefore for a very competitive game with a 0-1 winning score for Hansa Rostock at the end of this game.
Expecting it to be tight.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: MDCC-Arena (28,000)
Captain: Christian Beck
Chairman: Peter Fechner
Manager: Thomas Hoßmang
Competitions: 3rd Liga position 19, DFB-Pokal (First Round)
🔑 Star Man: Andreas Müller
Normally played in the Central Defensive Midfielder position, Andreas Müller was born in Sinsheim, Germany. After having played his first senior match for Magdeburg in the 2020 - 2021 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has struck 3 league goals in the 3. Liga 2020 - 2021 season so far coming from a total of 7 appearances.