Nürnberg vs Paderborn: Match guide and preview

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Competition: Germany 2. Bundesliga
Competition: Sat 15.January
Match begins: 12:30 (UTC)
Venue: Max-Morlock-Platz (50000 seats)

5th position in the 2. Bundesliga table for Nürnberg so far, a fine showing. The match-going fans hope for more entertainment as 9th-placed Paderborn visit Max-Morlock-Platz.

Insights:
  • Paderborn have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (5) in 2. Bundesliga

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Nürnberg form and stats

5-2-2 (win-draw-lost) are the 2. Bundesliga numbers at home for Nürnberg so far this season.

Nürnberg enjoyed a nice away win last time out, playing at Erzgebirge Aue's place. The match ended 3-1 with Dovedan (3) scoring. Dovedan was absolutely essential when Nürnberg beat Erzgebirge Aue 3-1, scoring three goals. Midfielder Dovedan was the best player on the team with a rating of 8.2 (out of ten) in that game. Dovedan scored three goals, hit two key passes and dribled past the opponent 1 of 2 times.

Heartbreak before that as Nürnberg lost 1-4 at Schalke 04's place.

The home team are moderate favourites in this game. How does Nürnberg handle that role? We have found 15 games in our database similar to this one, based on the home odds. The stats for these games are three wins, eight draws and four defeats.

The Nürnberg fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 14 goals in 9 league matches. Nürnberg are not conceding a lot of goals here at Max-Morlock-Platz in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 7 from 9 matches. It's worth mentioning that 6 of these goals has been conceded in their last three home matches.

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Paderborn form and stats

Paderborn have an excellent away record in the 2. Bundesliga so far with 5-3-0 from 8 games. The away team travel with confidence. Not since the Heidenheim game have they lost an away game, meaning Paderborn has taken points from eight away matches in a row.

Paderborn failed to get anything from their last game, a 2. Bundesliga home match vs Heidenheim (placed 6th) that ended with defeat 1-2. Hünemeier, who plays in defense, got the "man of the match" on his team with the rating 7.6. Hünemeier hit one key pass and won 9 of 10 duels.

A 0-1 loss hosting Darmstadt 98 before that.

Paderborn are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is two wins, four draws and two defeats. From a total of eight matches.

The Paderborn manager Kwasniok has got the team scoring on the road, with 19 away goals in 8 league matches. Paderborn are defending well in their away games, having conceded only 7 times in 8 matches. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

These sides faced each other previously this match year: Paderborn - Nürnberg 2-2. Last six meetings featuring these sides: Nürnberg won five, Paderborn triumphed in zero and we saw one draw. four games with more than 2,5 goals, two matches with under 2,5 goals.

Top Goalscorers

PaderbornS. Michel
S. Michel
13 goals
PaderbornF. Platte
F. Platte
6 goals
NürnbergN. Dovedan
N. Dovedan
5 goals

Nürnberg missing players

Paderborn missing players

Nürnberg Paderborn
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
18 9 3 Played P 1 8 18
8 5 2 Won W 0 5 7
6 2 0 Drew D 1 3 6
4 2 1 Lost L 0 0 5
27 14 5 Scored S 0 19 31
21 7 4 Conceded C 0 7 21
83% 78% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 75% 89%
72% 67% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 75% 78%
61% 56% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 62% 61%
39% 22% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 50% 33%
11% 11% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 50% 22%
56% 44% 100% BTTS BTTS 0% 62% 72%
39% 56% 0% Clean Sheets C S 100% 38% 17%
22% 22% 0% Failed to Score F T 100% 25% 22%
 
5.1 5.2 3.7 Corners for (avg) C F 5 2.8 4.1
5.7 5.8 6.3 Corners against (avg) C A 4 5.2 6
1.9 1.4 2.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 1.8 1.8
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
13.9 14.4 11.7 Shots (avg) S ( 10 13.4 13.7
4.7 5 4.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3 5.2 4.9
32% 31% 38% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 45% 35%
 
14.1 13.6 16 Shots against (avg) S A 14 16.8 15.9
4.2 3.8 5.3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 3 5.9 5
Key stats in 2. Bundesliga this season:
  • Paderborn have not yet lost a game away.
  • Paderborn have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Paderborn have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded away.
  • Paderborn have the fewest conceded goals (7) away in 2. Bundesliga
  • Paderborn have the fewest conceded goals in the first half (5) in 2. Bundesliga
  • Paderborn have the most points (18) away in 2. Bundesliga
  • Paderborn have the the best goal difference (+12) away in 2. Bundesliga
  • Paderborn have won significantly less corners away then at home.

  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 18 11 3 4 37 23 8 8 0 0 24 5 10 3 3 4 13 18 14 36
2 Darmstadt 98 18 11 2 5 41 20 8 6 0 2 21 6 10 5 2 3 20 14 21 35
3 Hamburger SV 18 7 9 2 31 18 10 4 6 0 20 10 8 3 3 2 11 8 13 30
4 Schalke 04 18 9 3 6 34 23 9 5 1 3 23 14 9 4 2 3 11 9 11 30
5 Nürnberg 18 8 6 4 27 21 9 5 2 2 14 7 9 3 4 2 13 14 6 30
6 Heidenheim 18 9 3 6 23 24 9 5 3 1 13 8 9 4 0 5 10 16 -1 30
7 Werder Bremen 18 8 5 5 32 25 8 3 3 2 14 9 10 5 2 3 18 16 7 29
8 Jahn Regensburg 18 8 4 6 35 28 10 5 2 3 24 17 8 3 2 3 11 11 7 28
9 Paderborn 18 7 6 5 31 21 10 2 3 5 12 14 8 5 3 0 19 7 10 27
10 Karlsruher SC 18 6 7 5 31 28 10 4 4 2 20 15 8 2 3 3 11 13 3 25
11 Dynamo Dresden 18 7 1 10 20 25 8 5 0 3 12 6 10 2 1 7 8 19 -5 22
12 Holstein Kiel 18 5 6 7 23 30 10 4 2 4 13 16 8 1 4 3 10 14 -7 21
13 Fortuna Düsseldorf 18 5 5 8 23 25 9 1 4 4 12 14 9 4 1 4 11 11 -2 20
14 Hansa Rostock 18 5 5 8 21 31 8 2 2 4 9 14 10 3 3 4 12 17 -10 20
15 Hannover 96 18 5 5 8 14 27 9 3 2 4 6 11 9 2 3 4 8 16 -13 20
16 Sandhausen 18 4 5 9 20 36 8 0 3 5 6 18 10 4 2 4 14 18 -16 17
17 Erzgebirge Aue 18 3 5 10 15 30 10 2 2 6 8 15 8 1 3 4 7 15 -15 14
18 Ingolstadt 18 2 4 12 14 37 9 1 3 5 8 14 9 1 1 7 6 23 -23 10

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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.