Hannover 96 and Karlsruher SC spectators can't wait for 2. Bundesliga clash at HDI-Arena

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Competition: Germany 2. Bundesliga
Competition: Sat 19.September
Match begins: 11:00 (UTC)
Venue: HDI-Arena (49000 seats)

This is the 2. Bundesliga season opener for these teams, who are finally competing for points again. Will Hannover 96 or Karlsruher SC get that important first win?

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Hannover 96 form and stats

With the first game of the season soon underway, it's time to look at the results from the Hannover 96 friendly games in pre-season: Hannover played three friendlies, won 2, drew 0 and lost 1. If you are really into statistics you might appreciate knowing that Hannover 96 scored 9 goals and conceded 5 in these three games.

Last season, Hannover 96's league statistics were 13 wins, 9 draws and 12 losses, resulting in a 6th position in the 2. Bundesliga. Over these 34 matches they scored 54 goals and conceded 49. Playing at home last season Hannover 96 managed 6-8-3 (win-draw-lost) with 27 goals and 21 conceded.

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Karlsruher SC form and stats

It's a day of discovery for Karlsruher as they finally learn what impact all the hours of pre-season training, along with the changes in personnel, have had on their performance in an official game. It's never easy knowing what to expect based on friendly games, of which Karlsruher SC have played eight with the results W5-D3-L0 (win-draw-lost). In these games Karlsruher SC has scored 13 goals and conceded 7 times.

Let's have a look at how Karlsruher SC performed last season in the 2. Bundesliga: They landed a 15th position in the league table after playing out 8 victories, 13 draws and 13 defeats. In total they scored 45 and conceded 56 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 3 - drew 6 and lost 8 with 19/29 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

Numbers for the last ten meetings between these two teams are: five wins for Hannover, three draws and two wins for Karlsruher SC. Over 2,5 goals: six times; under 2,5 goals: four games.

Hannover 96 missing players

Karlsruher SC missing players

Hannover 96 Karlsruher SC
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
0 0 0 Played P 0 0 0
0 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
0 0 0 Lost L 0 0 0
0 0 0 Scored S 0 0 0
0 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 0
0% 0% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
0 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 0
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
0 0 0 Total Shots T S 0 0 0
0 0 0 Shots on Target S O 0 0 0
0% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
Hannover 96 Last season Karlsruher SC
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
34 17   Played P   17 34
13 6   Won W   3 8
9 8   Drew D   6 13
12 3   Lost L   8 13
54 27   Scored S   19 45
49 21   Conceded C   29 56
97% 94%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 97%
88% 94%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   88% 82%
65% 53%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   59% 50%
35% 35%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   24% 29%
12% 6%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   6% 21%
59% 65%   BTTS BTTS   65% 65%
24% 24%   Clean Sheets C S   6% 12%
21% 18%   Failed to Score F T   29% 26%
 
5.1 5.6   Corners for (avg) C F   4.8 5.5
4.6 4   Corners against (avg) C A   5.6 5.1
2.3 2.4   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   1.9 2.1
7 2   Red cards R C   2 3
 
479 270   Total Shots T S   191 455
146 66   Shots on Target S O   55 132
37% 41%   Goal Efficiency G E   35% 34%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Bochum 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2 Darmstadt 98 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3 Eintracht Braunschweig 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4 Erzgebirge Aue 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5 Fortuna Dusseldorf 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6 Greuther Furth 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7 Hamburger SV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8 Hannover 96 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 Heidenheim 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10 Holstein Kiel 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
11 Jahn Regensburg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
12 Karlsruher SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Nurnberg 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Osnabruck 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
15 Paderborn 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Sandhausen 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
17 St. Pauli 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
18 Würzburger Kickers 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Arminia Bielefeld 34 18 14 2 65 30 17 9 7 1 32 12 17 9 7 1 33 18 35 68
2 Stuttgart 34 17 7 10 62 41 17 12 2 3 36 15 17 5 5 7 26 26 21 58
3 Heidenheim 34 15 10 9 45 36 17 11 4 2 32 13 17 4 6 7 13 23 9 55
4 Hamburger SV 34 14 12 8 62 46 17 10 4 3 35 20 17 4 8 5 27 26 16 54
5 Darmstadt 98 34 13 13 8 48 43 17 7 9 1 29 18 17 6 4 7 19 25 5 52
6 Hannover 96 34 13 9 12 54 49 17 6 8 3 27 21 17 7 1 9 27 28 5 48
7 Erzgebirge Aue 34 13 8 13 46 48 17 11 3 3 32 18 17 2 5 10 14 30 -2 47
8 Bochum 34 11 13 10 53 51 17 6 8 3 37 30 17 5 5 7 16 21 2 46
9 Greuther Furth 34 11 11 12 46 45 17 7 3 7 23 23 17 4 8 5 23 22 1 44
10 Sandhausen 34 10 13 11 43 45 17 5 8 4 20 19 17 5 5 7 23 26 -2 43
11 Holstein Kiel 34 11 10 13 53 56 17 5 6 6 23 24 17 6 4 7 30 32 -3 43
12 Jahn Regensburg 34 11 10 13 50 56 17 8 4 5 29 24 17 3 6 8 21 32 -6 43
13 Osnabruck 34 9 13 12 46 48 17 6 4 7 26 25 17 3 9 5 20 23 -2 40
14 St. Pauli 34 9 12 13 41 50 17 8 6 3 24 14 17 1 6 10 17 36 -9 39
15 Karlsruher SC 34 8 13 13 45 56 17 5 7 5 26 27 17 3 6 8 19 29 -11 37
16 Nurnberg 34 8 13 13 45 58 17 3 7 7 15 31 17 5 6 6 30 27 -13 37
17 Wehen Wiesbaden 34 9 7 18 45 65 17 4 4 9 20 38 17 5 3 9 25 27 -20 34
18 Dynamo Dresden 34 8 8 18 32 58 17 5 4 8 19 24 17 3 4 10 13 34 -26 32

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The 2. Bundesliga (Zweite Bundesliga) is the second level of German professional football. Like the Bundesliga it has 18 clubs playing a total of 306 fixtures to decide the final league table. The two top teams are promoted while number three has to qualify through a playoff. Two or three teams are relegated through a similar system.