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St. Pauli will be at Max-Morlock-Stadion on Sunday for the Bundesliga 2 meeting with hosts Nuremberg.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Nuremberg v St. Pauli including the latest game odds.
Nuremberg will be hoping for a repeat of their last result, following a 2-1 Bundesliga 2 victory against SC Paderborn 07.
In that game, Nuremberg managed 42% possession and 19 attempts on goal with 4 on target. The scorer for Nuremberg was Kwadwo Duah (36', 55'). Paderborn 07 had 21 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Julian Justvan (64') was the scorer for SC Paderborn 07.
Their more recent scorelines reveal that quality has been evident in the Nuremberg backline. Nuremberg have kept it tight, resulting in the number of goals that have flown into the back of their net during their previous 6 outings standing at 4.
Ahead of this meeting, Nuremberg have not registered a win against St. Pauli in their previous 11 matches in the league.
In their previous game, St. Pauli drew 4-4 in the Bundesliga 2 tie with Karlsruhe.
In that match, St. Pauli had 61% possession and 19 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. For St. Pauli, goals were scored by Johannes Eggestein (24', 35'), Eric Smith (43') and Lukas Daschner (61'). Karlsruher got 9 attempts at goal with 6 on target. Fabian Schleusener (12', 31'), Marvin Wanitzek (16') and Mikkel Kaufmann (50') scored for Karlsruhe.
The stats tell the story, and St. Pauli have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 10 goals in all. At the back, St. Pauli have some weaknesses to address. We will have to find out whether or not that trend can be sustained into this next match.
Analysis of their past results shows that St. Pauli:
- remain undefeated by Nuremberg in away games against them for the last 5 league games. Travelling fans have really enjoyed these clashes.
- have not won away from home in their last 13 league games. They clearly need to do something about it.
Head to head
Looking at past results between these clubs stretching back to 17/05/2020 tells us that these fixtures have been disappointments for Nuremberg. They have not managed to come away with any wins whatsoever whereas St. Pauli have dominated them, running out winners in 67 per cent of those games where they have faced each other.
A total of 20 goals were scored between them in this period, with 8 of them for Nürnberg and 12 for St. Pauli. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.33.
The last league fixture featuring these clubs was Bundesliga 2 match day 1 on 16/07/2022 which finished with the scoreline of St. Pauli 3-2 Nuremberg.
In that match, St. Pauli managed 51% possession and 17 shots at goal with 7 of them on target. The goals were scored by Jackson Irvine (24'), Leart Paqarada (37') and Lukas Daschner (39').
For their opponents, Nuremberg had 11 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Kwadwo Duah (46') and Enrico Valentini (93') scored.
The referee was Florian Heft.
Team News: Nuremberg
Christian Mathenia (Shoulder Injury), Tim Handwerker (Cruciate Ligament Rupture), Erik Wekesser (Cruciate Ligament Injury), Florian Hübner (Back Injury), Taylan Duman (Syndesmotic ligament tear), James Lawrence (Medial Collateral Ligament Knee Injury) and Jannes Horn (Meniscal Injury) won’t be available for Nuremberg boss Markus Weinzierl.
Team News: St. Pauli
St. Pauli manager Fabian Hürzeler has not got a full squad to pick from. Jakov Medic (Shoulder Injury), Christopher Avevor (Ankle Injury) and David Nemeth (Pubitis) won’t be making appearances. Betim Fazliji cannot play in this game through suspension.
We’re thinking that St. Pauli and Nuremberg should both get enough opportunities to score, although it’s hard to separate the two.
Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. We’re therefore tipping a hard-fought 1-1 score at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Max-Morlock-Stadion (50,000)
Captain: Christopher Schindler
Chairman: Dieter Hecking & Niels Rossow
Manager: Markus Weinzierl
Competitions: Bundesliga 2 position 11, DFB-Pokal (Third Round)
🔑 Key Man: Christoph Daferner
Mostly used in the Striker position, Christoph Daferner was born in Pöttmes, Germany. After having played his first senior match for Freiburg in the 2018 - 2019 season, the accomplished Forward has accumulated 3 league goals in the 2. Bundesliga 2022 - 2023 campaign to date coming from a total of 17 appearances.