Hamburger SV and Fortuna Düsseldorf face at Volksparkstadion, in a match for the 1st round of the 2. Bundesliga. There is no recent record of direct confrontations between these two teams, who have not played a game in the last 3 years. The last time they met was on 20‑04‑2013, in a match that ended with the final score: Hamburger SV (2‑1) Fortuna Düsseldorf. Attention to the home factor, since the Hamburger SV usually achieves different results at home and abroad.
Hamburger SV :
The home team makes its debut in this edition of the event after having finished the last season in 4th position. This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 4 victories, 4 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 24 goals scored and 32 suffered; against 7 victories, 3 draws and 5 defeats in his stadium, with 21 goals scored and 25 suffered. The team comes to this match after an away loss against Dynamo Dresden by (4‑1). In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Hamburger SV won 5, tied 3 and lost 2. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, but their attack he has scored regularly, having always scored at least one goal in the last 10 games.
Hamburg have once again lost access to the elite in the final days of the 2. Bundesliga. He is coming for another season wanting to return to the first division, but he will have to present much more competition throughout the league. Regularity must exist from the beginning to the end of the championship and cannot slow down. Whether he is going to do it is hard to say, but it all depends on himself. Earlier in the week he played for DFB Pokal and lost 4-1, making it clear that growth will have to happen.
This will be the first game in this edition of the competition for the visiting team, which finished the previous edition in 17th position and did not avoid relegation. This is a team that presents similar results at home and away, so it is not usually affected by the home factor, since in the last 30 games it has registered 3 wins, 7 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In their last match, for DFB Pokal, they beat Ingolstadt away by (0‑0) at the end of extra time. In their last 10 away matches Fortuna Düsseldorf has recorded 2 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses. Their defense has not been very strong, as they have suffered goals in 7 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 22 of the last 23 matches have ended with Over 1,5 goals.
Fortuna Dusseldorf were unsuccessful in the German first division and eventually returned to the 2. Bundesliga. This season, he values a safe campaign and without going through difficulties, which is possible. Therefore, from early on you want to present what you have come to, because regularly you can achieve your goals. He will debut in the competition away from home and, even so, he will do everything possible to achieve a good result.