2019-20 Bundesliga 2 – Karlsruher SC vs Heidenheim Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Karlsruher SC vs Heidenheim kick off? Saturday 28th September, 2019 – 12:00 (UK)

Where is Karlsruher SC vs Heidenheim being played? Wildparkstadion

What are the expected weather conditions for Karlsruher SC vs Heidenheim? Cloud, 18c

What TV channel is Karlsruher SC vs Heidenheim on in the UK? BT Sport have the rights to German Bundesliga 2 matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule

Where can I stream Karlsruher SC vs Heidenheim in the UK? If televised, subscribers can stream the match live on the BT Sport website & app

Where can I get tickets for Karlsruher SC vs Heidenheim?

Karlsruher SC – https://www.viagogo.com/Sports-Tickets/International-Soccer/More-Soccer/3-Bundesliga/Karlsruher-SC-Tickets

Heidenheim – https://www.eventimsports.de/ols/fcheidenheim/de/tageskarten/channel/shop/index/

What was the score in the last meeting between Karlsruher SC & Heidenheim? Karlsruher SC 0-1 Heidenheim

THE TEAM NEWS

KARLSRUHER SC

  • Karlsruher SC are sitting in mid-table with 10 points from seven games having recorded a creditable draw at Nurnberg last time out.
  • Left-back Damian Rossbach returned to training this week having missed the last two games and could be available, leaving reserve keeper Sven Muller as the sole absentee.
  • Coach Alois Schwartz adopted a more defensive approach at Nurnberg, switching to a 4-1-4-1 formation, but he may revert to two up front at home.

Predicted line-up (4-4-2): Uphoff; Thiede, Gordon, Pisot, Carlson; Stiefler, Frode, Wanitzek, Lorenz; Hofmann, Pourie

Unavailable: Muller (Injured)

Doubtful: Rossbach (Injured)

HEIDENHEIM

  • A fifth goal of the season from Robert Leipertz was enough for Heidenheim to claim three points in an uneventful game against Darmstadt 98 last Friday.
  • Striker Denis Thomalla is available again having missed the last two games and will be hoping to feature against the club he played for as a youngster.
  • After back-to-back wins, coach Frank Schmidt is expected to stick with the winning formula and name the same starting XI for the third game running.

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Muller; Busch, Beermann, Mainka, Theuerkauf; Dorsch, Griesbeck, Kerschbaumer; Schnatterer, Kleindienst, Leipertz

Unavailable: Thiel (Injured)

Doubtful:

THE PREDICTION

Both of these sides have been involved in some high-scoring contests already this season. Karlsruher have scored seven goals in their three home league matches, while Heidenheim have found the net in each of their last six on the road but have also conceded 11 goals in the last five.

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