Heidenheim manager F. Schmidt looking for three points in Erzgebirge Aue showdown

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Competition: Germany 2. Bundesliga
Competition: Sun 31.May
Match begins: 11:30 (UTC)
Venue: Voith-Arena (15000 seats)

Heidenheim perform at a high level so far being 4th in the table. Erzgebirge Aue can look both up and down from their 7th position.

Heidenheim have less rest than Erzgebirge Aue in this fixture, as the hosts were involved in a 2. Bundesliga game only four days ago. At least it's nice to return home after that away game at St. Pauli.

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Heidenheim form and stats

Heidenheim, who have the most clean sheets (13) in 2. Bundesliga, have performed here at Voith-Arena this season with 8 wins from 14 2. Bundesliga matches. Some points have been lost, as they have drawn 4 games and lost 2. Hopes of three in a row are alive for Heidenheim after consecutive victories at their own ground.

Defensively the home team are doing well, with their goalkeeper Kevin Muller not having conceded a league goal in 206 minutes.

An away draw last time out for Heidenheim, facing St. Pauli in a game that ended 0-0. Before that game, the 1-0 home victory against Wehen Wiesbaden.

Robert Leipertz felt an ounce or two of guilt after the draw against St. Pauli as the player was unable to convert a penalty kick in the 26th minute.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Heidenheim handle that role? We have found twelve games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are nine wins, one draw and two defeats.

The Heidenheim fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 23 goals in 14 league matches. Heidenheim are not conceding a lot of goals here at Voith-Arena in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 11 from 14 matches.

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Erzgebirge Aue form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Erzgebirge Aue so far with only 8 points returning home. The records show 1-5-8 (win-draw-lose). The loyal fans travelling with their beloved Erzgebirge have enjoyed the stadium food more than the matches as the visitors have gone 13 consecutive matches without winning on the road. The last time three points were secured away was the Greuther Fürth game.

The manager D. Schuster was unhappy after their last game, a 2. Bundesliga match played at their home ground Erzgebirgsstadion. Erzgebirge suffered a 1-3 loss to Darmstadt 98 (placed 5th). Preceding that game, the 1-1 draw paying a visit to Nürnberg.

Erzgebirge goalkeeper Robert Jendrusch had a great day against Darmstadt 98, but despite making seven saves the loss could not be avoided.

Erzgebirge Aue are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is three wins, five draws and six defeats. From a total of 14 matches.

The visitors have scored 11 goals from 14 away games in the league, an average of less than one per game. In the opposite end, Erzgebirge Aue have conceded 24 goals in their away games.

Head 2 Head

This is not the first time this season these parties meet, as the history books show this recent fixture: Erzgebirge Aue - Heidenheim 1-1. Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): Heidenheim won five games, four matches ended with a draw and Erzgebirge Aue has one win. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: three / seven

Top Goalscorers

HeidenheimT. Kleindienst
T. Kleindienst
12 goals
Erzgebirge AueD. Nazarov
D. Nazarov
10 goals
Erzgebirge AueJ. Hochscheidt
J. Hochscheidt
8 goals

Heidenheim missing players

Erzgebirge Aue missing players

Heidenheim Erzgebirge Aue
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
28 14 4 Played P 5 14 28
12 8 3 Won W 0 1 10
9 4 0 Drew D 1 5 8
7 2 1 Lost L 4 8 10
35 23 8 Scored S 2 11 39
29 11 3 Conceded C 12 24 39
86% 86% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 93% 89%
61% 57% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 80% 79% 75%
46% 50% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 60% 43% 54%
32% 43% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 40% 29% 39%
4% 7% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 7% 14%
39% 36% 25% BTTS BTTS 40% 50% 57%
46% 57% 75% Clean Sheets C S 0% 14% 25%
29% 21% 0% Failed to Score F T 60% 43% 29%
 
5.6 5.9 6.5 Corners for (avg) C F 3.8 3.2 3.3
5 5 4 Corners against (avg) C A 5.8 7.3 6.7
1.4 0.7 0.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2.2 2.8 2.5
2 0 0 Red cards R C 0 3 4
 
345 193 64 Total Shots T S 61 155 331
116 69 22 Shots on Target S O 19 51 117
30% 33% 36% Goal Efficiency G E 11% 22% 33%
Key stats in 2. Bundesliga this season:
  • Erzgebirge Aue have conceded at least twice as many corners as they have won.
  • Erzgebirge Aue have conceded at least twice as many goals as they have scored away.
  • Heidenheim has the fewest dropped points from leading position (0)
  • Heidenheim has the most clean sheets (13)
  • Heidenheim has the most clean sheets (8) at home
  • Heidenheim have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Heidenheim have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Heidenheim have scored at least twice as many goals at home as Erzgebirge Aue have scored away.

  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 27 14 11 2 51 25 13 6 6 1 23 11 14 8 5 1 28 14 26 53
2 Stuttgart 28 14 6 8 47 35 14 11 1 2 30 11 14 3 5 6 17 24 12 48
3 Hamburger SV 28 12 10 6 52 33 13 9 2 2 27 9 15 3 8 4 25 24 19 46
4 Heidenheim 28 12 9 7 35 29 14 8 4 2 23 11 14 4 5 5 12 18 6 45
5 Darmstadt 98 28 10 12 6 38 34 14 5 8 1 22 14 14 5 4 5 16 20 4 42
6 Holstein Kiel 28 10 8 10 44 44 13 4 5 4 18 19 15 6 3 6 26 25 0 38
7 Erzgebirge Aue 28 10 8 10 39 39 14 9 3 2 28 15 14 1 5 8 11 24 0 38
8 Greuther Fürth 27 10 7 10 39 37 14 7 2 5 21 19 13 3 5 5 18 18 2 37
9 Hannover 96 27 9 9 9 39 40 13 2 8 3 16 20 14 7 1 6 23 20 -1 36
10 Bochum 28 8 11 9 45 46 15 5 7 3 33 28 13 3 4 6 12 18 -1 35
11 Jahn Regensburg 28 9 8 11 40 46 14 6 4 4 23 21 14 3 4 7 17 25 -6 35
12 St. Pauli 28 8 10 10 34 36 15 7 5 3 21 12 13 1 5 7 13 24 -2 34
13 Osnabrück 28 8 9 11 37 40 14 5 3 6 20 20 14 3 6 5 17 20 -3 33
14 Sandhausen 28 7 12 9 32 36 14 4 7 3 17 17 14 3 5 6 15 19 -4 33
15 Nürnberg 28 7 10 11 37 49 14 3 6 5 15 24 14 4 4 6 22 25 -12 31
16 Karlsruher SC 28 6 11 11 36 47 14 4 5 5 20 22 14 2 6 6 16 25 -11 29
17 Wehen Wiesbaden 28 7 7 14 33 46 14 3 4 7 13 26 14 4 3 7 20 20 -13 28
18 Dynamo Dresden 25 6 6 13 25 41 13 5 2 6 16 18 12 1 4 7 9 23 -16 24

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