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Mannheim arrive at Schauinsland-Reisen-Arena on Saturday for the 3rd Liga tie with hosts Duisburg.
View all of the Duisburg v Mannheim predictions, poll and stats below (including the best match odds).
Duisburg will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 1-2 3rd Liga success over Verl.
The only scorer from Duisburg was Moritz Stoppelkamp (27', 78'). Justin Eilers (55') was the scorer for Verl.
Matches featuring Duisburg have often been entertaining affairs lately with high scoring being a real hallmark. Over their past half dozen games alone, a total of 20 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 3.33 goals per game) with 9 of these accredited to Duisburg. We will just have to see whether or not that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Their previous form shows that Duisburg:
- have not emerged victorious against Mannheim in their previous 4 matches in the league.
- are unbeaten in their last 4 home league matches.
Mannheim head into the meeting following on from a 1-0 3rd Liga win with the downing of Zwickau in their most recent fixture.
The only name on the scoresheet from Mannheim was Joseph Boyamba (56').
The numbers tell their own story, and Mannheim have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 6 goals in all. At the back, Mannheim can certainly do much better.
Analysis of their past results shows that Mannheim:
- have not lost to Duisburg in away games against them for the last 2 league games.
- have not won away from home in their last 3 league matches.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head duels dating back to 05/02/2002, both clubs have shared the honours with Duisburg winning 2 of those games, Mannheim 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
Those games weren’t short on goals, either, with 23 in total which averages out at 3.83 goals per meeting.
The last league clash featuring these clubs was 3rd Liga match day 12 on 24/11/2020 and the score finished Mannheim 2-2 Duisburg.
The referee was Wolfgang Haselberger.
Team News: Duisburg
Julian Hettwer (Ankle Injury), Niko Bretschneider (Inguinal Hernia), Stefan Velkov (Ankle Surgery), Cem Sabanci (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Dominic Volkmer (Torn Muscle Fibre) and Federico Palacios (Torn muscle bundle) won’t be available for Duisburg manager Pavel Dochev.
Team News: Mannheim
Mannheim boss Patrick Glöckner has multiple availability issues to deal with. Marcel Gottschling (Thigh Muscle Strain), Onur Ünlücifci (Back trouble), Max Christiansen (Hairline crack in the foot), Marcel Hofrath (Syndesmotic ligament tear) and Dorian Diring (Cartilage Damage) are not able to play.
In our view, Mannheim and Duisburg are both capable of scoring here.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. That is why we are leaning toward a hard-fought score draw at the end of the 90.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Schauinsland-Reisen-Arena (31,500)
Captain: Moritz Stoppelkamp
Chairman: Ingo Wald
Manager: Pavel Dochev
Competitions: 3rd Liga position 12
🔑 Star Man: Vincent Vermeij
Regularly taking up the Striker position, Vincent Vermeij was born in Blaricum, Netherlands. After making a first senior appearance for Jong Ajax in the 2013 - 2014 season, the talented Forward has scored 7 league goals in the 3. Liga 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 17 appearances.