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Hansa Rostock will face off against visiting rivals St. Pauli at Ostseestadion in this Bundesliga 2 meeting on Saturday.
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Hansa Rostock, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 1-2 Bundesliga 2 success over Magdeburg.
In that match, Hansa Rostock managed 31% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Hansa Rostock was Dennis Dressel (46'). For their opponents, Magdeburg got 17 attempts at goal with 8 on target. Herbert Bockhorn (4') and Connor Krempicki (86' Own goal) scored for Magdeburg.
It’s been seldom in recent games that Hansa Rostock haven’t conceded. The facts show that Hansa Rostock have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 games, letting in 9 goals on the way. However, we will just have to wait and see if such a trend will be sustained in this game.
Heading into this contest, Hansa Rostock haven’t won at home in the past 2 league matches.
In their last fixture, St. Pauli drew 0-0 in the Bundesliga 2 match with Hannover.
In that game, St. Pauli managed 56% possession and 13 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Hannover 96 had 2 attempts on goal with 0 of them on target.
In the course of their six previous matches, Fabian Hürzeler's St. Pauli have found the back of the net 13 times, yielding them a goals per game average of 2.17.
Their past results show that St. Pauli:
- haven't beaten Hansa Rostock in games played away from home for the previous 2 league games.
- are unbeaten in their last 8 league matches away from home. Impressive, to say the least.
Head to head
A review of their prior head to head meetings going back to 19/11/2011 shows us that Hansa Rostock have won 2 of these games & St. Pauli 4, with the number of drawn results standing at 0.
A combined sum of 15 goals were scored between them during those clashes, with 4 of them for Hansa and 11 created by St. Pauli. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.5.
The last league meeting featuring these clubs was Bundesliga 2 match day 22 on 26/02/2023 when it ended St. Pauli 1-0 Hansa Rostock.
In that match, St. Pauli had 47% possession and 17 attempts on goal with 7 on target. Their only player to score was Jackson Irvine (26').
Hansa Rostock got 10 shots on goal with 3 on target.
The referee was Benjamin Brand.
Team News: Hansa Rostock
There is just one fitness concern for the Hansa Rostock boss Alois Schwartz to be concerned about from of an almost fully healthy group. John-Patrick Strauß (Calf injury) is out of contention. Svante Ingelsson cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: St. Pauli
St. Pauli manager Fabian Hürzeler has not got a full squad to pick from. Sascha Burchert (Ill), Sören Ahlers (unknown injury) and Scott Banks (Cruciate ligament tear) won’t be making appearances.
Here is a game where Hansa Rostock will need things to go their way to register a score against this St. Pauli side who we think will be able to grind out a win.
Our tip is therefore for a very even match with a 0-1 winning margin for St. Pauli when the full-time whistle blows.
Little in this one.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Ostseestadion (29,000)
Captain: Markus Kolke
Chairman: Robert Marien
Manager: Alois Schwartz
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 13
🔑 Star Man: Juan José Perea
Customarily taking up the Striker position, Juan José Perea was born in Bogotá, Colombia. After having made a senior debut playing for Panathinaikos in the 2019 - 2020 season, the accomplished Forward has managed to score 3 league goals in this 2. Bundesliga 2023 - 2024 campaign to date from a total of 12 appearances.