Meppen journey to Schauinsland-Reisen-Arena on Sunday for the 3rd Liga tie with home side Duisburg.
View all of the Duisburg v Meppen predictions, poll and stats below - as well as up-to-date odds.
Duisburg will be wanting a better result here after the 2-1 3rd Liga loss in their previous game against Ingolstadt.
The only scorer from Duisburg was Ahmet Engin (4'). Dennis Eckert (16') and Thomas Keller (28') scored for Ingolstadt.
At least three goals per match were seen in 5 of the past 6 meetings where Duisburg have played. Opposition teams scored 11 times in these games whereas Duisburg managed a tally of 10. We will have to see whether or not that trend will be continued on into this next match.
After being beaten in their last game against Bayern Munich II in 3rd Liga action, Meppen and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
Nicolas Kühn (68') and Christopher Scott (74') scored for Bayern Munich II.
Torsten Frings's Meppen have turned their attacks into goals 7 times in the course of their previous 6 matches. The overall goals that they have conceded during those matches comes to 8.
Head to head
The previous league clash between the two was 3rd Liga match day 26 on 01/03/2020 which ended up with the score at Meppen 1-0 Duisburg.
The match was refereed by Michael Bacher.
Team News: Duisburg
Cem Sabanci (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Mirnes Pepic (Muscle Injury), Lukas Scepanik (Mononucleosis), Niko Bretschneider (Pubitis) and Maximilian Jansen (Knee Problems) will not be able to play for Duisburg gaffer Gino Lettieri.
Team News: Meppen
Meppen manager Torsten Frings has to currently contend with reduced team options. Luca Plogmann (Patella rupture), Thilo Leugers (Achilles tendon problems), Steffen Puttkammer (Torn knee ligament) and Matthis Harsman (Pubitis) are not ready for selection. René Guder is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
We’re of the view that Meppen and Duisburg may well find themselves both scoring in what promises to be a very even battle here.
It could well end in a draw. That’s why we have predicted a very even match with a score draw at the end of the 90.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Schauinsland-Reisen-Arena (31,500)
Captain: Moritz Stoppelkamp
Chairman: Ingo Wald
Manager: Gino Lettieri
Competitions: 3rd Liga position 20
⭐ Star Man: Vincent Vermeij
Normally playing in the Striker position, Vincent Vermeij was born in Blaricum, Netherlands. Having made his senior debut playing for Jong Ajax in the 2013 - 2014 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed to score 7 league goals in the 3. Liga 2020 - 2021 campaign so far coming from a total of 16 appearances.