Unterhaching will do battle with visiting team Magdeburg at Sportpark Unterhaching in this 3rd Liga fixture on Saturday.
Our Unterhaching v Magdeburg tips, poll and stats can be seen in full below - plus the latest match odds.
Unterhaching will be hoping to return to winning ways here following the 3-4 3rd Liga loss in their previous game against Verl.
For Unterhaching, the goals were scored by Patrick Hasenhüttl (59'), Moritz Heinrich (75') and Markus Schwabl (88' Own goal). Lasse Jürgensen (41' Own goal), Kasim Rabihic (85') and Berkan Taz (90') scored for Verl.
It has been all too rare in recent games where Unterhaching have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. It will be a concern for them that Haching have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 9 goals along the way.
Taking a look at their past results, Unterhaching:
- have left without a victory over Magdeburg in their previous 3 league matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 2 league matches.
After a loss in their previous game against Saarbrucken in 3rd Liga action, Magdeburg will be hoping to turn things around here.
The only scorer from Magdeburg was Saliou Sané (45'). Sebastian Jacob (4', 57') was the scorer for Saarbrucken.
In 5 of the past 6 games featuring Magdeburg, a relatively low number of goals have been scored between them and their opposition. The overall average goals scored per game in that spell works out to a mere 1.67, with the average goals for Magdeburg equalling 0.83. That aside, time will tell whether such a trend might be maintained here in this game or not.
Going into this contest, Magdeburg haven't been defeated in their previous 2 league matches away from home.
Head to head
The previous league fixture between these clubs was 3rd Liga match day 35 on 24/06/2020 and the score finished Unterhaching 0-0 Magdeburg.
The referee was Patrick Hanslbauer.
Team News: Unterhaching
Stephan Hain (Fitness), Marc Endres (Ankle problems), Dominik Stahl (Fitness), Nico Mantl (Thigh Problems), Josef Welzmüller (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Alexander Kaltner (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be playing for Unterhaching boss Arie van Lent.
Team News: Magdeburg
Magdeburg manager Thomas Hoßmang has to contend with a number of unavailable players. Baris Atik (Torn Muscle Fibre), Timo Perthel (Fitness), Adrian Malachowski (Fitness), Florian Kath (Fitness), Luka Sliskovic (Muscle Injury), Maximilian Franzke (Fitness) and Dustin Bomheuer (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are those who can’t be considered.
Looking at these two teams, we feel that Magdeburg have it in them to put one past this Unterhaching lineup, although it might not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We can see a close game with a 2-1 winning margin for Unterhaching at full-time. It really should be an interesting one.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Sportpark Unterhaching (15,053)
Captain: Josef Welzmüller
Chairman: Manfred Schwabl
Manager: Arie van Lent
Competitions: 3rd Liga position 13
🔑 Key Player: Patrick Hasenhüttl
Generally used in the Striker position, Patrick Hasenhüttl was born in Bonheiden, Belgium. After making a first senior appearance for Unterhaching in the 2020 - 2021 season, the skilful Forward has struck 5 league goals in this 3. Liga 2020 - 2021 season to date in 14 appearances.