Schalke 04 vs Sandhausen pre-match info: Visitors will have a hard job at VELTINS-Arena

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Competition: Germany 2. Bundesliga
Competition: Sat 27.November
Match begins: 12:30 (UTC)
Venue: VELTINS-Arena (62271 seats)

Schalke 04 have achieved 3 home wins this season, Sandhausen have won 3 away. Who improves their standings in this meeting?

Insights:
  • Schalke 04 have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Sandhausen have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Sandhausen could be less fresh than the hosts in this fixture, as they played a 2. Bundesliga game only three sleeps ago. That game was also an away game, at St. Pauli. It will be interesting to see if they are fully ready and rested for this match, and/or if some changes in the lineup is necessary.

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Schalke 04 form and stats

Schalke 04 have played 7 2. Bundesliga games at their own stadium so far this season, resulting in 3-1-3 (wins-draws-losses).

Schalke shared the glory with Werder Bremen in their last match, an away game that ended all square 1-1. Midfielder Thomas Ouwejan was the best player on the team with a rating of 7.41 (out of ten) in that game. Ouwejan hit three key passes.

Preceding that match was a defeat to Darmstadt 98 (2-4).

The Schalke manager D. Grammozis has got the team scoring with 14 from 7 home games in the league. With more than 1,5 conceded goals on average, the Schalke defense is not exactly impregnable. 11 goals conceded from 7 games. You can find more goal stats on the Statistics tab above.

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Sandhausen form and stats

Playing away, Sandhausen have won 3 games, drawn 1 and suffered 3 defeats in the 2. Bundesliga this season.

Sandhausen play their second straight away game, having lost the previous one 1-3 to St. Pauli (placed 1st). Attacker Charlison Benschop got a player rating of 7.44 in the game. "Man of the match" Benschop served one assist and hit one key pass.

A loss against Nurnberg was the result prior to that, in a home game.

Sandhausen find the net regularly in their away games. 9 goals from 7 away fixtures in the league. Defensive performances away have varied in quality as Sandhausen have conceded 11 goals on the road. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

H2H stats regardless of arena (last two matches): Schalke 04 two wins, zero draws and Sandhausen zero victories. As for goals, two matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), zero games had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

SchalkeS. Terodde
S. Terodde
12 goals
Schalke 04M. Bülter
M. Bülter
4 goals
SandhausenP. Testroet
P. Testroet
4 goals

Schalke 04 missing players

Sandhausen missing players

Schalke 04 Sandhausen
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs mid Away Total
14 7 3 Played P 1 7 14
7 3 2 Won W 0 3 3
2 1 1 Drew D 1 1 3
5 3 0 Lost L 0 3 8
23 14 7 Scored S 1 9 14
17 11 1 Conceded C 1 11 28
100% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 93%
79% 100% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 86% 86%
57% 86% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 71% 64%
29% 43% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 29% 36%
14% 14% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 7%
50% 71% 33% BTTS BTTS 100% 71% 64%
43% 29% 67% Clean Sheets C S 0% 14% 14%
7% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 14% 29%
 
4.7 4.6 2.7 Corners for (avg) C F 0 4 4.2
5.6 5 3.7 Corners against (avg) C A 9 8 6.8
1.9 1.9 1.3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 4 2.9 2.6
1 1 0 Red cards R C 0 2 2
 
14.9 14.7 12.7 Shots (avg) S ( 3 9.6 9.9
5.8 6.6 5.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2 2.3 2.9
28% 30% 44% Goal Efficiency G E 50% 56% 35%
 
13.1 12.1 11.3 Shots against (avg) S A 16 19.6 17
4 4.1 2.7 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4 7.3 6.8
Key stats in 2. Bundesliga this season:
  • All of Schalke 04's home-matches have had more than 1,5 goals.
  • Sandhausen have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Sandhausen haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Schalke 04 have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Schalke 04 have scored in all their home matches so far.
  • 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 14 9 2 3 31 16 7 7 0 0 22 4 7 2 2 3 9 12 15 29
2 Darmstadt 98 14 8 2 4 35 16 7 6 0 1 20 3 7 2 2 3 15 13 19 26
3 Paderborn 14 7 4 3 28 16 7 2 2 3 10 10 7 5 2 0 18 6 12 25
4 Jahn Regensburg 14 7 4 3 30 19 7 4 2 1 19 11 7 3 2 2 11 8 11 25
5 Nurnberg 14 6 6 2 19 12 7 4 2 1 10 3 7 2 4 1 9 9 7 24
6 Hamburger SV 14 5 8 1 24 16 7 2 5 0 13 9 7 3 3 1 11 7 8 23
7 Schalke 04 14 7 2 5 23 17 7 3 1 3 14 11 7 4 1 2 9 6 6 23
8 Heidenheim 14 6 3 5 15 20 8 4 3 1 10 8 6 2 0 4 5 12 -5 21
9 Werder Bremen 14 5 5 4 20 20 7 2 3 2 10 9 7 3 2 2 10 11 0 20
10 Karlsruher SC 14 4 6 4 21 21 7 2 3 2 11 11 7 2 3 2 10 10 0 18
11 Hansa Rostock 14 5 2 7 17 24 7 2 1 4 8 13 7 3 1 3 9 11 -7 17
12 Fortuna Dusseldorf 14 4 4 6 19 21 6 1 3 2 11 11 8 3 1 4 8 10 -2 16
13 Dynamo Dresden 14 5 1 8 15 18 7 4 0 3 9 5 7 1 1 5 6 13 -3 16
14 Erzgebirge Aue 14 3 5 6 13 20 7 2 2 3 6 9 7 1 3 3 7 11 -7 14
15 Hannover 96 14 3 5 6 10 18 7 2 2 3 4 7 7 1 3 3 6 11 -8 14
16 Holstein Kiel 14 3 5 6 15 25 7 2 1 4 6 13 7 1 4 2 9 12 -10 14
17 Sandhausen 14 3 3 8 14 28 7 0 2 5 5 17 7 3 1 3 9 11 -14 12
18 Ingolstadt 14 1 3 10 9 31 7 0 3 4 4 12 7 1 0 6 5 19 -22 6

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