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arrive at mechatronik Arena on Wednesday for the 3rd Liga fixture with hosts Sonnenhof Großaspach
. All of our predictions, stats and the user poll for Sonnenhof Großaspach v Meppen are shown below - along with the latest match odds.
Sonnenhof Großaspach will be wanting a better result here following the 3-2 3rd Liga losing effort in their last game against Mannheim. For Sonnenhof Großaspach, the goalscorers were McKinze Gaines (49') and Dominik Martinović (88'). Jean Romaric Koffi (13'), Michael Schultz (33') and Marcel Hofrath (81') scored for Mannheim.
In their past six fixtures, Hans-Jürgen Boysen's Sonnenhof Großaspach have managed to score 6 times which gives them an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.
Their past results show that Sonnenhof Großaspach:
- have not won against Meppen in their previous 2 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 2 home league matches.
Meppen go into this meeting following on from a 3-0 3rd Liga win in the defeat of Unterhaching in their most recent fixture. For Meppen, the goals were scored by Deniz Undav (12'), Marcus Piossek (84') and Willi Evseev (90').
In as many as 5 of the previous 6 clashes featuring Meppen, a minimum of three goals have gone in. The average goals scored per match in that time is 3.5, with the average number of goals for Meppen coming out as 1.5. We shall soon see whether or not that trend will be continued on into this next match.
Head to head
The previous league game featuring these clubs was 3. Liga match day 16 on 23/11/2019 which finished with the scoreline of Meppen 2-1 Sonnenhof Großaspach. The match was refereed by Florian Lechner.
Team News: Sonnenhof Großaspach
Timo Röttger (Overstretching of the syndesmotic ligament), Marin Sverko (Ankle Injury), Jamil Dem (Hamstring Injury), Matthias Morys (Adductor problems), Eric Hottmann (Unknown Injury), Charmaine Häusl (Torn Muscle Fibre) and Michael Vitzthum (Herniated Disc) are unavailable for Großaspach gaffer Hans-Jürgen Boysen. Sebastian Bösel cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Meppen
Meppen boss Christian Neidhart has to currently contend with reduced team options. Markus Ballmert (Knee Injury), Thilo Leugers (Heel Bone Injury) and Luka Tankulic (Syndesmotic ligament tear) will miss out on this game. Valdet Rama is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
When taking all factors into account, Sonnenhof Großaspach will likely create enough chances to find the net against this Meppen side, although just one goal probably shouldn’t be enough to prevent defeat. We’re therefore tipping a narrow 1-2 winning score for Meppen at full-time. Hopefully this is a good one.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: mechatronik Arena (10,000)
Captain: Julian Leist
Chairman: Andreas Benignus
Manager: Hans-Jürgen Boysen
Competitions: 3. Liga position 19
⭐ Key Player: Panagiotis Vlachodimos
Generally deployed in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Panagiotis Vlachodimos was born in Stuttgart, Germany. Having played his first senior match for VfB Stuttgart II in the 2009 - 2010 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has scored 5 league goals in the 3. Liga 2019 - 2020 campaign so far from a total of 27 appearances.