Preview: Hamburger SV – Hannover

Flashscore presents the key facts before the match:

Hamburg are deep in the relegation battle and after coach Marcus Gisdol being sacked, they will try to avoid the relegation – meanwhile, Hannover can possibly fight for Europa League places.

These two sides have played 28 matches at Volksparkstadion so far – 16 of them were won by Hamburg, 6 ended as a draw and 6 were won by Hannover.

Hamburg ended their four-matches lasting losing streak as they managed to pick up a valuable point against Leipzig away from home after a 1-1 draw. However, they are still placed 17th, four points behind the safety…

From their last three matches, Hannover have got one win, one draw and one loss – in their last match, they lost at home to Wolfsburg 1-0 and they are placed 10th currently, five points behind Europa League places.

Players to watch: Hamburg’s key player has been Filip Kostic this season – he has netted three times so far, including his last week’s stunning volley against Leipzig.

Former Leipzig manager doesn’t want Werner to leave

For Ralf Rangnick the player should consider extending his contract amidst rumors he will leave the Bundesliga side soon.

For the guests, it will be Nicklas Füllkrug – he has scored nine times so far this season and with another three assists, he has been directly involved in 42% of his team’s goals.

Missing players:

Hamburger SV: Nicolai Müller (knee injury)

Under question:

Hamburger SV: Albin Ekdal (ankle injury), Gideon Jung (back injury), Sejad Salihović (calf injury), Bjarne Thoelke (injury)

Hannover: Martins Felipe (groin injury), Edgar Prib (knee injury), Noah-Joel Sarenren-Bazee (knee injury)