3. Liga match preview: Meppen versus Würzburger Kickers

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Competition: Germany 3. Liga
Competition: Sat 30.May
Match begins: 12:00 (UTC)
Venue: Hänsch-Arena (16500 seats)

It's advantage Meppen so far with their 4th position in the 3. Liga table, welcoming Würzburger Kickers who are placed 10th.

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Meppen form and stats

When playing at home in the 3. Liga, Meppen have managed 6 wins, 2 draws and suffered 5 defeats from 13 games.

The home team returns to Hänsch-Arena after being equal after 90 minutes with Kaiserslautern (placed 14th) on their last time out; the 3. Liga game ended 3-3. Ahead of that match, Meppen won a home game hosting MSV Duisburg (1-0).

Late drama in the game against Kaiserslautern as Meppen were trailing by a goal near the finishing line until Hilal El-Helwe popped out and made it level in the 86th minute. As you can tell by the result above, the goals flowed freely in the previous game and the stadium rocked. Could there be another goal fest today?

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 Meppen have performed in matches similar to this (as small favourites). Our database has found 14 matches with the results: Won five, drawn four and lost five.

There's a new game coming up fairly quickly for Meppen as they are travelling to their away game against Uerdingen in the 3. Liga. That match is three days after this one.

The Meppen fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 25 goals in 13 league matches. On the other hand, Meppen have conceded 18 goals.

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Würzburger Kickers form and stats

5 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses. That’s the product of Würzburger Kickers playing as the away team in the 3. Liga this season.

Würzburger Kickers's last game was the home draw against Waldhof Mannheim (0-0). Preceding that game was the away victory against Zwickau with the score of 2-1.

As mentioned above, this is an open game with no clear favourite. We have found eight similar matches played by Würzburger in our archives, and the results are: four wins for Würzburger Kickers, two draws and two defeats.

A new game in only three days for Würzburger, the 3. Liga home match versus Magdeburg. Busy days.

Würzburger has displayed an ability to score goals in away matches in the league this season, 26 goals from 14 games. Defensive performances away have varied in quality as Würzburger Kickers have conceded 25 goals on the road. For more goal statistics, check out the Statistics tab above.

Head 2 Head

The last H2H meeting was Würzburger Kickers - Meppen 3-2, played this season. As for the last five games between these two teams, there's zero Meppen victories, two draws and three Würzburger Kickers wins. Over/under statistics; three of these games ended with three goals or more, two matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

MeppenD. Undav
D. Undav
14 goals
Würzburger KickersF. Kaufmann
F. Kaufmann
8 goals
Würzburger KickersL. Pfeiffer
L. Pfeiffer
7 goals

Meppen missing players

Würzburger Kickers missing players

Meppen Würzburger Kickers
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
27 13 4 Played P 3 14 27
11 6 1 Won W 1 5 12
9 2 1 Drew D 0 4 5
7 5 2 Lost L 2 5 10
50 25 8 Scored S 6 26 48
36 18 8 Conceded C 9 25 45
89% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 86% 89%
81% 85% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 79% 85%
59% 62% 75% Over 2.5 O 2.5 100% 64% 70%
37% 31% 25% Over 3.5 O 3.5 33% 36% 41%
22% 15% 25% Over 4.5 O 4.5 33% 36% 26%
67% 69% 100% BTTS BTTS 67% 57% 63%
26% 15% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 21% 15%
19% 15% 0% Failed to Score F T 33% 36% 33%
 
6.3 6.8 6.8 Corners for (avg) C F 4.3 6.8 6.6
4.8 5 1.8 Corners against (avg) C A 5 3.8 3.9
2.3 2.3 3.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 1.9 2
4 1 1 Red cards R C 0 0 2
 
303 164 52 Total Shots T S 38 162 353
140 78 24 Shots on Target S O 19 69 156
34% 32% 33% Goal Efficiency G E 32% 38% 31%
Key stats in 3. Liga this season:
  • Meppen have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Meppen haven’t played a single 0-0 game 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 MSV Duisburg 27 14 5 8 50 35 13 9 2 2 27 15 14 5 3 6 23 20 15 47
2 Waldhof Mannheim 27 10 14 3 41 31 13 3 7 3 17 19 14 7 7 0 24 12 10 44
3 Unterhaching 27 11 11 5 40 31 14 5 6 3 19 18 13 6 5 2 21 13 9 44
4 Meppen 27 11 9 7 50 36 13 6 2 5 25 18 14 5 7 2 25 18 14 42
5 Ingolstadt 27 11 9 7 47 34 14 6 5 3 28 19 13 5 4 4 19 15 13 42
6 1860 München 27 11 9 7 45 38 13 6 6 1 26 14 14 5 3 6 19 24 7 42
7 Bayern München II 27 12 5 10 52 46 14 7 3 4 28 22 13 5 2 6 24 24 6 41
8 Hansa Rostock 27 12 5 10 36 31 14 8 3 3 22 13 13 4 2 7 14 18 5 41
9 Eintracht Braunschweig 27 11 8 8 42 38 14 6 4 4 24 20 13 5 4 4 18 18 4 41
10 Würzburger Kickers 27 12 5 10 48 45 13 7 1 5 22 20 14 5 4 5 26 25 3 41
11 Uerdingen 27 11 6 10 32 39 13 5 2 6 16 22 14 6 4 4 16 17 -7 39
12 Viktoria Köln 27 9 8 10 46 53 14 4 4 6 19 26 13 5 4 4 27 27 -7 35
13 Chemnitzer FC 27 8 10 9 44 44 14 6 6 2 22 15 13 2 4 7 22 29 0 34
14 Kaiserslautern 27 8 10 9 42 45 13 3 8 2 15 14 14 5 2 7 27 31 -3 34
15 Magdeburg 27 7 12 8 37 31 13 5 3 5 24 17 14 2 9 3 13 14 6 33
16 Hallescher FC 27 9 6 12 43 43 14 4 5 5 26 26 13 5 1 7 17 17 0 33
17 Zwickau 27 8 8 11 40 41 13 5 3 5 23 17 14 3 5 6 17 24 -1 32
18 Preuen Munster 27 6 9 12 37 48 14 4 5 5 19 23 13 2 4 7 18 25 -11 27
19 Sonnenhof Großaspach 27 5 6 16 23 52 14 2 3 9 13 33 13 3 3 7 10 19 -29 21
20 Carl Zeiss Jena 27 4 5 18 27 61 13 2 2 9 11 25 14 2 3 9 16 36 -34 17

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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.