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The 3rd Liga clash at Ostseestadion on Saturday sees home team Hansa Rostock ready themselves for the visit of Magdeburg.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Hansa Rostock v Magdeburg match are shown here (plus the best game odds).
Hansa Rostock go into this match coming off the back of a 0-0 3rd Liga drawn match versus Dynamo Dresden.
Their latest results shine a light on the fact that there has been much resilience in the Hansa Rostock defence. Hansa have been stingy, resulting in the total number of goals that have gone in at their end over the course of their previous 6 matches standing at 2.
Analysis of their past results shows that Hansa Rostock:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Magdeburg in their last 4 matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 6 home league matches.
Magdeburg will go into this game after a 2-0 3rd Liga win with the eclipse of Ingolstadt in their most recent fixture.
For Magdeburg, goals were scored by Bariş Atik (12') and Kai Brünker (51').
Over the course of 5 of the prior 6 clashes involving Magdeburg, a notably low volume of goals have been scored between them and their opponents. The overall average number of goals per game within that period is just 2.33, with the average goals for Magdeburg standing at 1.67. We will find out whether or not that trend will be sustained in this game.
Heading into this contest, Magdeburg are undefeated in their last 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head-to-head clashes stretching back to 15/04/2017 tells us that Hansa Rostock have won 3 of these games and Magdeburg 1, with the tally of drawn results being 2.
A total of 12 goals were scored between them in this period, with 7 of them from Hansa and 5 for Magdeburg. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.
The previous league match between the two was 3rd Liga match day 12 on 25/11/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Magdeburg 1-1 Hansa Rostock.
The referee was Sven Jablonski.
Team News: Hansa Rostock
Maurice Litka (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Ben Voll (Metatarsal Fracture) will not be taking part for Rostock manager Jens Härtel. Simon Rhein will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
Team News: Magdeburg
Magdeburg boss Christian Titz has a number of players out of action. Dustin Bomheuer (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Maximilian Franzke (Muscle Injury) and Jürgen Gjasula (Torn Meniscus) miss out here.
We’re inclined to think that Magdeburg certainly have the ability to find the back of the net against this Hansa Rostock outfit, however that probably shouldn’t be as many as they will have scored against them.
We’re tipping a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 win for Hansa Rostock at the end of the match. Looking forward to seeing how this one unfolds.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ostseestadion (29,000)
Captain: Markus Kolke
Chairman: Robert Marien
Manager: Jens Härtel
Competitions: 3rd Liga position 2
🔑 Key Man: John Verhoek
Regularly played in the Striker position, John Verhoek was born in Leidschendam, Netherlands. After having made a senior debut playing for FC Dordrecht in the 2008 - 2009 season, the gifted Forward has managed 9 league goals in this 3. Liga 2020 - 2021 season to date in 23 appearances.