Hamburger SV – Arminia Bielefeld, will take place on Sunday at 12:30, the match counting for the 27th round of the Zweite Bundesliga.
At the resumption of the competition season, which was suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic that covered the whole world, last week in the 26th round the two teams recorded draws. Hamburger SV ended in a draw, 2-2 away with Furth while Bielefeld drew at home, 1-1 with Osnabruck. Following these results, the distance between the two remained the same as in the interruption of the season, respectively 7 points.
After 26 rounds, Arminia Bielefeld is the leader in Zweite with 52 points (goal average 51-25) while Hamburger SV is on the 2nd place with 45 points (goal average 50-30), being tied with VfB Stuttgart, the team in 3rd place, which lost dramatically in the 97th minute after a penalty awarded after consulting the VAR in the feud of Wehen, score 2-1.
In order to stay even after this round on a place directly promoted, and not to depend on Hamburger SV, she is doomed to victory in this duel with the leader from Zweite.
The derby is announced to be a lively one, considering the form of the two teams this season. At home, Hamburger SV is a force with 9 wins, a draw and two defeats (goal difference 27-9), being on the 3rd place in a ranking drawn up following the results recorded on home soil. On the other hand, Arminia Bielefeld is the leader in a away ranking with 8 wins, 4 draws and one defeat (goal difference 28-14).
In this season’s tour, the two teams annihilated each other, the duel ending in a draw, score 1-1. We anticipate a balanced duel on the “Volksparkstadion” and bet accordingly.
PREDICTION: Hamburger SV to win @ 2,08