Karlsruher SC and Sandhausen measure forces in Wildparkstadion, in a match for the 6th round of the 2. Bundesliga. In this stage, the history of direct confrontations indicates total balance between these two teams, as there was 1 draw and 1 victory for each team in the last 3 games. However, the last time these two teams played a game at this stadium was on 19-11-2016, for the 2. Bundesliga, which ended Sandhausen’s victory by (1-3). The goals of the match were scored by D. Diamantakos (47 ‘), for Karlsruher SC, and A. Wooten (60′ e 74 ‘) and L. Höler (90′), for Sandhausen. In this match the home factor may be decisive, since both teams have considerable differences in the results won at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 10th position, with 6 points won, after 2 wins and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home against Hamburger SV by (2-4). In the last match, he lost out against Osnabrück by (3-0). This is a team that curiously conquers more positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 matches it records 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses as a visitor, with 28 goals scored and 14 suffered; against 7 wins, 3 draws and 5 losses in his stadium, with 28 goals scored and 22 suffered. In the last match he played, for the Friendlies, he won the Mörsch out by (1‑7). In their last 10 home games Karlsruher SC records 6 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. The team has not been very strong defensively, since they have always suffered goals in the last 5 games, but their attack has scored regularly, since they scored goals in 4 of the last 5 games for this competition. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 4 home matches for all competitions: he scored 3 of his 8 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Avoiding the descent remains the main objective of the Karlsruher, but at the same time wants to have a quiet campaign as well. Therefore, he knows that he will have to work throughout the championship to achieve his goals. You want to always show your potential, either playing at home or outside your domains, because you know you need to score points in as many games as possible. This round will not be different and that is why he hopes to play good football, to celebrate a good result at the final whistle. In this match, Sven Müller and Damian Roßbach will be absent, because they are in the medical department.
The visiting team is currently in the 3rd position, with 10 points won, after 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat. In the penultimate match, he won out against Heidenheim by (0-2). In the last match, he won at home against Darmstadt 98 by (1‑0). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 10 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses in his stadium. In its last 10 away games, Sandhausen records 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses. His attack has scored regularly, as he scored goals in 4 of the last 5 games for this competition.
Staying in the German second division is the minimum that Sandhausen expects and knows that it can make it happen. However, you want something else, because you also want to have a quiet season, trying to reach larger flights. Of course, it only depends on whether and it is in the field that you must show that you have the ability to achieve your goals. Therefore, he will always be behind good results and in this game he wants to show attitude, to achieve victory. In this match, Stefan Kulovits, Sören Dieckmann and Markus Karl will be absent, for being in the medical department.