Home advantage could prove decisive in Kaiserslautern - Meppen battle

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Competition: Germany 3. Liga
Competition: Sat 15.January
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Fritz-Walter-Stadion (49780 seats)

This pair of sides are relishing a quality season so far and fixtures like today could be momentous. Read more about Kaiserslautern - Meppen!

Insights:
  • Kaiserslautern have the fewest conceded goals (13) in 3. Liga
  • Meppen haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

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Kaiserslautern form and stats

Kaiserslautern, who have the fewest conceded goals (13) in 3. Liga, have performed here at Fritz-Walter-Stadion this season with 5 wins from 9 3. Liga matches. Some points have been lost, as they have drawn 3 games and lost 1. Hopes of three in a row are alive for Kaiserslautern after consecutive victories at their own ground.

Kaiserslautern shared the glory with Eintracht Braunschweig in their last match, an away game that ended all square 1-1.

A strong away win before that one, visiting Türkgücü-Ataspor and winning 2-1.

The hosts are modest favourites in this match, with the bookmakers estimating the chance of a home win at about 50% +- five percent. It's interesting to look at how Kaiserslautern have performed under similar circumstances, so here are some numbers: When modest favourites like this (we found 14 games) they have won eight times, drawn six and lost zero.

A decent goal production from Kaiserslautern in their home games so far, with 14 goals from 9 league matches. Kaiserslautern have showed great defending skills in these home games, allowing the opposition to score only 3 goals. It's worth mentioning that 2 of these goals has been conceded in their last three home matches.

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Meppen form and stats

The visitors are W4-D2-L4 on the road this term. That's in the 3. Liga.

Meppen go into this game after a win, the home game against Hallescher FC that ended 4-1.

Prior to that match, a home win 3-0 against Viktoria Berlin.

Meppen are the outsiders in this one, but not by much. Their performance in similar games (being the away team and moderate outsiders) is six wins, five draws and ten defeats. From a total of 21 matches.

The visiting Meppen have scored more than one goal per away game in the league so far. The grand total is 12 goals from 10 games.

Head 2 Head

Meppen - Kaiserslautern 1-0 was the story when these teams last played each other, also in this season. Head-2-head stats last seven meetings: two - two - three (Kaiserslautern wins - draws - Meppen wins). As for goals, five matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), two had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

MeppenL. Tankulic
L. Tankulic
11 goals
KaiserslauternD. Hanslik
D. Hanslik
5 goals
KaiserslauternP. Hercher
P. Hercher
4 goals

Kaiserslautern missing players

Meppen missing players

Kaiserslautern Meppen
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
20 9 2 Played P 2 10 20
9 5 0 Won W 0 4 11
6 3 2 Drew D 0 2 3
5 1 0 Lost L 2 4 6
28 14 0 Scored S 0 12 32
13 3 0 Conceded C 10 20 27
85% 78% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
65% 67% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 70% 65%
30% 33% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 50% 50%
15% 11% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 100% 50% 45%
5% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 100% 30% 25%
20% 11% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 40%
55% 78% 100% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 40%
40% 33% 100% Failed to Score F T 100% 30% 20%
 
4.6 4.7 3 Corners for (avg) C F 4.5 7.1 6.2
5 4.4 4 Corners against (avg) C A 9 6.2 5
2 2 3 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 3.2 2.8
3 2 2 Red cards R C 1 1 1
 
9.2 8.8 4.5 Shots (avg) S ( 5 8.5 9.3
4 3.7 2.5 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.5 4.8 4.7
35% 42% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 25% 34%
 
9.3 8.3 9.5 Shots against (avg) S A 17 11.4 9.3
3.5 3.1 2 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 12 5.6 4.1
Key stats in 3. Liga this season:
  • Kaiserslautern have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Kaiserslautern have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Kaiserslautern have the fewest conceded goals (13) in 3. Liga
  • Kaiserslautern have the fewest conceded goals (3) at home in 3. Liga
  • Kaiserslautern have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (6) in 3. Liga
  • Kaiserslautern have the most clean sheets (11) in 3. Liga
  • Meppen 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 Magdeburg 20 14 2 4 41 18 10 8 1 1 18 4 10 6 1 3 23 14 23 44
2 Eintracht Braunschweig 20 10 6 4 36 20 10 4 4 2 18 12 10 6 2 2 18 8 16 36
3 Meppen 20 11 3 6 32 27 10 7 1 2 20 7 10 4 2 4 12 20 5 36
4 Waldhof Mannheim 20 9 7 4 32 22 10 5 4 1 19 10 10 4 3 3 13 12 10 34
5 Saarbrücken 20 9 7 4 32 24 11 5 3 3 19 15 9 4 4 1 13 9 8 34
6 Kaiserslautern 20 9 6 5 28 13 9 5 3 1 14 3 11 4 3 4 14 10 15 33
7 Borussia Dortmund II 20 9 3 8 29 23 10 3 3 4 10 9 10 6 0 4 19 14 6 30
8 Wehen Wiesbaden 20 8 6 6 29 24 10 3 4 3 14 14 10 5 2 3 15 10 5 30
9 Osnabrück 19 8 5 6 25 19 10 4 2 4 9 6 9 4 3 2 16 13 6 29
10 1860 München 20 7 8 5 32 27 10 4 3 3 19 15 10 3 5 2 13 12 5 29
11 Viktoria Berlin 20 7 5 8 30 26 10 5 2 3 17 11 10 2 3 5 13 15 4 26
12 Freiburg II 20 7 5 8 15 28 10 5 3 2 12 10 10 2 2 6 3 18 -13 26
13 Zwickau 20 4 11 5 26 28 10 2 5 3 13 14 10 2 6 2 13 14 -2 23
14 Hallescher FC 20 5 7 8 27 33 10 4 3 3 17 16 10 1 4 5 10 17 -6 22
15 Viktoria Köln 20 6 4 10 22 36 10 4 3 3 16 14 10 2 1 7 6 22 -14 22
16 Türkgücü-Ataspor 20 5 6 9 21 30 10 4 3 3 15 14 10 1 3 6 6 16 -9 21
17 Verl 20 4 7 9 30 40 10 2 3 5 15 22 10 2 4 4 15 18 -10 19
18 MSV Duisburg 19 5 2 12 23 33 9 4 2 3 13 11 10 1 0 9 10 22 -10 17
19 Wurzburger Kickers 20 3 8 9 14 28 10 1 4 5 7 18 10 2 4 4 7 10 -14 17
20 Havelse 20 3 4 13 17 42 10 2 0 8 7 24 10 1 4 5 10 18 -25 13

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The 3. Liga (Dritte Liga) is the third division in German football. It consists of 20 teams playing each other home and away for a total of 380 fixtures. The two top teams of the final league table are promoted and number three can promote through a playoff. The bottom three teams are relegated.