Heidenheim – Union Berlin SOCCER PICKS
Heidenheim and Union Berlin meet at Voith-Arena, in a match for the 26th round of the 2. Bundesliga. In the last direct confrontation for this edition of the league, on 07-10-2018, the two teams tied (1-1). The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 5 matches won 4 and lost 1. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a game in this stadium, on 18-11- 2017, for the 2. Bundesliga, Heidenheim won by (4-3). A. Feick (44 ‘), J. Verhoek (61’ and 74 ‘) and M. Schnatterer (66’) scored the goals of the game, for Heidenheim, and S. Polter (63 ‘) and S. Skrzybski (72) ‘e 75’), for the Union Berlin. The condition home / away deserves particular attention, because despite this being a match between 6th and 2nd of the league table, it is really a match between the 7th ranked in home games and the 8th as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 6 th position of the league, with 39 points won, after 10 wins, 9 draws and 6 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in a home match against Jahn Regensburg, by (1-2). In the last match, they lost in an away match against Bochum, by (1-0). This is a team little affected by the house factor, since it conquered similar results at home and abroad. In the last 10 home league matches Heidenheim has a record of 6 wins, 2 draws and 2 losses, so they have won 20 points out of 30 possible. 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 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 25 matches in this competition, he only managed 2 comebacks in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The moment experienced by Heidenheim is very positive, since it is not far from the playoff zone of promotion and from now on it expects to have regularity until the end of the competition, since it has goals to fulfill. In this match will not have facilities, because his opponent also has their interests, but it is clear that enter the field motivated and determined to obtain a favorable score, being that at a time like this victory would be essential. With attitude, determination and efficiency you can commemorate a positive result at the end of the duel. For this game coach Frank Schmidt will not be able to count on Robert Leipertz, the one in the medical department.
After 12 wins, 11 draws and 2 losses, the away team is currently in the 2 nd position, with 47 points won. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Holstein Kiel, by (0-2). In the last match, they won in an away match against Ingolstadt, by (2-0). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, since they have won 16 points in away matches and 31 at their stadium, with 15 goals scored and 15 conceded at home, against 26 goals scored and 6 conceded at home. For the league, Union Berlin won 14 points out of 30 possible points, after 3 wins, 5 draws and 2 losses in the last 10 home matches. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 25 matches in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The balance is great at the top of the table and the Berlin Union knows of the need to be regular, as it is fighting for promotion and does not intend to change that. In the field, he pretends to impose himself, making a firm mark and attacking with efficiency, since this way he will run less risk of being surprised and will increase the probability that a positive result will happen. Despite playing away from his domains he knows that he has conditions to get something good and will fight until the end of the game to conquer points, that is, he will do everything to win the victory. For this game coach Urs Fischer will not be able to count on Sebastian Polter and Carlos Mané, who are in the medical department.