Lantern of the German Championship, Nuremberg hosts Leipzig this Saturday, March 2, in clash for the twenty-fourth round of the tournament in its 2018/2019 season. At the Max Morlock stadium in Nuremberg, the match starts at 11:30 a.m. (Brasília time).
The expulsion of Brazilian striker Matheus Pereira (13 games in the 2018/2019 season without a goal) within three minutes of the match against Fortuna Dusseldorf at the home of the rival seriously compromised the Nuremberg’s chances in the confrontation. However, the team managed to gain an advantage on the scoreboard. He did not have the strength to resist. It took the turn losing by 2 to 1.Despite the big fight, he was parked in the 13 points (two wins, seven draws and 14 losses) in the 20th – last – standings in the German league table. The difference for Augsburg, 15th placed and first out of the relegation zone, has not changed. As the rival also lost his match in the day of number 23, followed in the house of five points.The defeat was symbolic for scoring the complement of an entire Bundesliga round without success. The Nuremberg’s most recent victory came against Dusseldorf 3-0 in the first round on 29 September. Since then, the team have played 18 matches (12 losses and six draws), including matches for the German Cup.It could affect even the only hope of the Nuremberg fans, which was the team’s home campaign a little higher than average. In this respect, the team can leave the Z3, but not by much. It is the fourth worst performance of the Bundesliga. Of the 36 points played in his stadium, he won 11 (two wins, five draws and five losses) having scored 11 goals and conceded 15.It is not only the moral shock that worries about the previous game. The meeting left as inheritance the suspension of Pereira. Another out of action for the same reason is midfielder Simon Rhein (seven games, no goal). The casualties should be thickened by the injured. In the ward are the defender Georg Margreiter (20 matches, two goals); Kevin Goden (five games, no goal), Edgar Salli (two games, no goal) and Timothy Tillman (no performances).
The previous day was also dramatic for Leipzig. The team by very little did not lose its invincibility against the Hoffenheim. Acting at home, he was at a disadvantage on the scoreboard until the 44 minutes of the final stage when he drew 1-1 to extend his series of meetings without being beaten to six (four wins and two draws).He did, however, escape the chance of winning third place in the German league table. With 42 points (12 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses), he kept the fourth place, the last place that gives a place through the Bundesliga to dispute the 2019/2020 edition of the Champions League. It is a point behind the Borussia Monchengladbach.Your visitor performance has lower numbers. Of the 33 points played as column two, won 17 (five wins, two draws and four losses) with 17 goals scored and 12 conceded. The recent trajectory, however, is one of growth. Won the last three matches outside Leipzig.The limitations presented by contusion for the meeting of this Saturday are the defender Dayot Upamecano (14 games in edition 2018/2019 of the German Championship, without goal); and the midfielders Amadou Haidara (without performances) and Emile Smith-Rowe (without performances).
History of the bouts between Nuremberg and Leipzig
In five matches involving the teams there was always a winner and always was the main team. In the first round of the 2018/2019 German League, Leipzig thrashed 6-0.
Football Prediction of the Day Nuremberg vs Leipzig
The meeting in Dusseldorf was a bucket of cold water in Nuremberg, which he knows he has no real chance of scoring very often. Even at home, Leipzig’s higher technical quality means that the prognosis in the visitors’ success will be the best option for Saturday’s showdown for the 2018/2019 German Championship season.
Bet Tips: Leipzig victory