Possible nail-biting contest in Hannover 96 - Schalke 04 game

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Competition: Germany 2. Bundesliga
Competition: Fri 15.October
Match begins: 16:30 (UTC)
Venue: HDI-Arena (49000 seats)

Battling Hannover 96 cross their fingers to pull off a surprise when they welcome hard-driving Schalke 04 in the next league fixture. It’s 13th vs 4th and the home regulars will have not-so-high confidence.

Insights:
  • Hannover 96 have the fewest scored goals in the second half (3) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Schalke 04 have the most clean sheets (3) away in 2. Bundesliga

This could be an engaging match with lots of fun and energy as both teams are well refreshed since they last played a game. Game on!

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Hannover 96 form and stats

2-0-2 (win-draw-lost) are the 2. Bundesliga numbers at home for Hannover 96 so far this season.

Hannover travelled for their previous game, a trip to Nurnberg that ended 0-0. Marcel Franke was "man of the match" with a rating of 7.65 out of 10. The defender Franke won 8 of 9 duels.

Preceding that match was the home game against Sandhausen that was lost 1-2.

The bookmakers consider this a fairly even contest. One could say only the home advantage separates the teams. It could be relevant to look at how Hannover have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found eight matches with the results: Won two, drawn two and lost four.

Hannover aren't scoring a lot here at HDI-Arena in the league, with only 3 goals from 4 games. Hannover 96 have conceded 5 in these home matches.

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Schalke 04 form and stats

3-0-1 is the win-draw-loss statistic for Schalke 04, who have the most clean sheets (3) away in 2. Bundesliga, in their 2. Bundesliga matches away. Schalke love their trips these days, as their two previous away games have resulted in victories.

Did you know that the longest clean sheet streak is 1816 minutes? This record is held by Mazaropi when he played in Vasco da Gama. Schalke goalkeeper Martin Fraisl is eager to challenge this, with his 182 minutes of keeping balls out from the net.

Schalke had fun at their own home (HDI-Arena) last time out, beating Ingolstadt 3-0. Marius Bülter, Mehmet-Can Aydin and Simon Terodde scored. Dominick Drexler got a match rating of 7.8 in that game, top player of the team. Drexler hit two key passes, dribled past the opponent 1 of 1 times and had 35 successful passes (of 39 total).

Preceding that game was the away victory against Hansa Rostock with the score of 2-0.

So, this is expected to be a close game, an even contest. Looking at earlier matches with Schalke 04 playing away and similar expectations, we found eight relevant matches. Results were three Schalke wins, two draws and three defeats.

Schalke 04 has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 7 goals from 4 games. As opposed to that, Schalke have seen the ball go into their own net 4 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

Last ten meetings with these teams: Hannover won three, Schalke 04 triumphed in six and we saw one draw. five games with more than 2,5 goals, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

Schalke 04S. Terodde
S. Terodde
11 goals
Schalke 04M. Bülter
M. Bülter
3 goals
HannoverS. Kerk
S. Kerk
2 goals

Hannover 96 missing players

Schalke 04 missing players

Hannover 96 Schalke 04
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
9 4 2 Played P 2 4 9
3 2 2 Won W 2 3 5
2 0 0 Drew D 0 0 1
4 2 0 Lost L 0 1 3
7 3 2 Scored S 5 7 16
12 5 0 Conceded C 0 4 11
89% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
67% 50% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 75% 89%
44% 50% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 50% 67%
11% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 25% 33%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 25% 11%
22% 25% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 25% 56%
44% 50% 100% Clean Sheets C S 100% 75% 44%
44% 25% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 0%
 
6.2 6.2 8 Corners for (avg) C F 4 3.5 3.9
4.6 4.2 4.5 Corners against (avg) C A 5.5 6 5.1
2 2.5 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.5 1.8 1.8
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
14.1 14.5 12.5 Shots (avg) S ( 11.5 13.5 13.9
3 3.8 2.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 5.5 5.5 5.6
26% 20% 40% Goal Efficiency G E 45% 32% 32%
Key stats in 2. Bundesliga this season:
  • Hannover 96 have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Hannover 96 have the fewest scored goals in the second half (3) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Hannover 96 haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Schalke 04 have scored in all their matches so far.
  • Schalke 04 have scored more than double the goals of Hannover 96.
  • Schalke 04 have the most clean sheets (3) away in 2. Bundesliga
  • Schalke 04 haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 St. Pauli 9 6 1 2 19 8 5 5 0 0 15 3 4 1 1 2 4 5 11 19
2 Jahn Regensburg 9 5 3 1 20 10 5 3 2 0 14 7 4 2 1 1 6 3 10 18
3 Paderborn 9 5 2 2 20 10 4 1 1 2 6 6 5 4 1 0 14 4 10 17
4 Schalke 04 9 5 1 3 16 11 5 2 1 2 9 7 4 3 0 1 7 4 5 16
5 Nurnberg 9 3 6 0 11 7 5 3 2 0 5 1 4 0 4 0 6 6 4 15
6 Heidenheim 9 4 3 2 10 9 5 2 3 0 5 3 4 2 0 2 5 6 1 15
7 Hamburger SV 9 3 5 1 15 11 4 1 3 0 7 6 5 2 2 1 8 5 4 14
8 Werder Bremen 9 4 2 3 14 12 5 2 1 2 8 7 4 2 1 1 6 5 2 14
9 Darmstadt 98 9 4 1 4 21 13 4 3 0 1 11 3 5 1 1 3 10 10 8 13
10 Karlsruher SC 9 3 4 2 14 11 4 1 2 1 6 5 5 2 2 1 8 6 3 13
11 Dynamo Dresden 9 4 1 4 13 11 4 3 0 1 8 3 5 1 1 3 5 8 2 13
12 Fortuna Dusseldorf 9 3 2 4 13 15 4 0 2 2 7 9 5 3 0 2 6 6 -2 11
13 Hannover 96 9 3 2 4 7 12 4 2 0 2 3 5 5 1 2 2 4 7 -5 11
14 Hansa Rostock 9 3 1 5 10 14 4 1 0 3 4 9 5 2 1 2 6 5 -4 10
15 Holstein Kiel 9 2 2 5 9 19 5 1 0 4 3 11 4 1 2 1 6 8 -10 8
16 Sandhausen 9 2 1 6 8 20 5 0 1 4 2 13 4 2 0 2 6 7 -12 7
17 Erzgebirge Aue 9 0 4 5 6 16 5 0 2 3 3 9 4 0 2 2 3 7 -10 4
18 Ingolstadt 9 1 1 7 6 23 4 0 1 3 2 7 5 1 0 4 4 16 -17 4

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