Fortuna Düsseldorf and Arminia Bielefeld meet at ESPRIT arena, in a match for the 27th round of the 2. Bundesliga. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 10-14-2017, Fortuna Düsseldorf won out by (0-2). The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 3 matches won 3.
Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 21-10-2016, for 2. Bundesliga, Fortuna Düsseldorf won by (4-0). A. Bellinghausen (20 ‘), R. Hennings (32’ e 73 ‘) and A. Ferati (67′) scored the goals for Fortuna Düsseldorf. Attention to the home factor, since Fortuna Düsseldorf usually conquers different results at home and abroad.
The home team is currently in the 1 st position of the league, with 50 points won, after 15 wins, 5 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against St. Pauli, by (2-1). In the last match, they won in an away match against MSV Duisburg, by (1-2). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses in away matches, with 29 goals scored and 20 conceded; against 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses at their stadium, with 18 goals scored and 20 conceded. In the last 10 home league matches Fortuna Düsseldorf has a record of 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 20 points out of 30 possible. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 1-0 (6 out of 13 matches). They have not been very strong defensively, since they have suffered goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored frequently, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 26 matches in this competition, he only managed 2 comebacks in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The leadership remains in the hands of Fortuna Düsseldorf and certainly does not intend to leave that position, so it is motivated and determined to maintain regularity until the end of the championship. Acting before his fan only the three points interest him, even more because we are in the final part of the championship, so he hopes to maintain a good level of play during the ninety minutes to reach the end of the duel with a favorable score. He is currently very close to promotion and is fighting directly to win the title. For this match coach Friedhelm Funkel will not be able to count on Genki Haraguchi, Michael Rensing and Kaan Ayhan, who are in the medical department.
The away team is currently in the 5 th position of the league, with 38 points won, after 10 wins, 8 draws and 8 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in an away match against Heidenheim, by (2-2). In the last match, they won in a home match against Nürnberg, by (1-0). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 5 wins, 4 draws and 6 losses in away matches; against 6 victories, 5 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium. For the league, Arminia Bielefeld won 15 points out of 30 possible points, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses in the last 10 home matches. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-0 (5 out of 13 matches). Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 12 of the last 13 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 26 matches in this tournament, they have conceded the first goal 10 times and have only won 1 result. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 13 away matches for this competition: they have scored 9 of their 22 goals between minutes (76’-90 ‘).
Currently three points separate Arminia Bielefeld from the access area to the promotion playoff and he is aware that if he achieves a good sequence in this final of the championship he will be able to fight for the promotion, but he knows that he will have to have a lot of determination to achieve it. His current confrontation tends to be very complicated, as he will have the leader of the championship ahead, being that way, he must show within the field that he has the skills to overcome it, so from the initial minutes it will be necessary to impose himself before the opponent. For this match coach Jeff Saibene will not be able to count on Can Hayri Özkan and Nils Quaschner, who are in the medical department.
Insider TIP: Over 2.5 goals – 1.83