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Holstein Kiel take on guests SV Sandhausen at Holstein-Stadion in the Bundesliga 2 fixture on Tuesday.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Holstein Kiel v SV Sandhausen match are shown here - plus the latest betting odds.
Holstein Kiel will be hoping to return to winning ways here after the 5-0 DFB-Pokal loss in their previous game against Borussia Dortmund.
In that match, Holstein Kiel had 37% possession and 7 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. Borussia Dortmund got 17 shots at goal with 9 of them on target. Giovanni Reyna (16', 23'), Marco Reus (26'), Thorgan Hazard (32') and Jude Bellingham (42') scored for Borussia Dortmund.
It has been a rare occasion in recent times where Holstein Kiel haven’t conceded. The reality is that Holstein Kiel have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 games, leaking 11 goals during that time. It will be interesting to see if that trend will end up being continued on into this next match.
Coming into this clash, Holstein Kiel haven't been beaten in the league by SV Sandhausen in their last 3 games.
After suffering a loss in their previous game against Greuther Furth in Bundesliga 2 action, SV Sandhausen and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that game, SV Sandhausen managed 44% possession and 12 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. For SV Sandhausen, goals were scored by Daniel Keita-Ruel (36', 52') and Aleksandr Zhirov (77' Own goal). SpVgg Greuther Fürth had 18 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Hans Sarpei (6') and Branimir Hrgota (86') scored for Greuther Furth.
In the course of their six latest matches, Stefan Kulovits's SV Sandhausen have converted 9 times - giving them a goals scored per game average of 1.5.
Coming into this clash, SV Sandhausen haven’t won away from home in the past 9 matches in the league. Their travelling support will be needed here, for sure.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels going back to 17/12/2017, both clubs have shared the honours with Holstein Kiel winning 2 of those games, SV Sandhausen 2 and 2 being draws in normal time.
A sum of 20 goals were yielded between them throughout the course of those matches, with 10 of them from Holstein Kiel and 10 belonging to Sandhausen. The average goals per game has been 3.33.
The last league game featuring these clubs was Bundesliga 2 match day 13 on 20/12/2020 and the score finished SV Sandhausen 0-2 Holstein Kiel.
The match was refereed by Matthias Jöllenbeck.
Team News: Holstein Kiel
Stefan Thesker (Achilles tendon rupture) and Ioannis Gelios (Corona virus) will not be able to play for Kiel gaffer Ole Werner.
Team News: SV Sandhausen
Sandhausen manager Stefan Kulovits has to choose from a squad that has some fitness concerns. Patrick Schmidt (Metatarsal Fracture), Robin Scheu (Collarbone fracture), Besar Halimi (Pubis bone contusion) and Rick Wulle (Shoulder Injury) are not ready for selection.
When taking all factors into account, Holstein Kiel look likely to fashion enough chances to find the net more than once while possibly not conceding when they face SV Sandhausen, who will be up against it to find the back of the net.
Accordingly, we see a pretty comfortable 2-0 winning score for Holstein Kiel at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Holstein-Stadion (15,034)
Captain: Hauke Wahl
Chairman: Steffen Schneekloth
Manager: Ole Werner
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 4, DFB-Pokal (Semi-Finals)
🔑 Key Player: Fin Bartels
Usually deployed in the Central Attacking Midfielder position, Fin Bartels was born in Kiel, Germany. After making a first senior appearance for Hansa Rostock in the 2007 - 2008 season, the gifted Midfielder has accumulated 5 league goals in the Bundesliga 2 2020 - 2021 season so far from a total of 25 appearances.