Our prediction for this Bundesliga 2 match:
Fortuna Dusseldorf and Paderborn go head to head at Merkur Spiel-Arena in the 2. Bundesliga round 14. Fortuna are on a four-game winning run in the league, but they suffered elimination in the DFB Pokal following a 3-2 loss to Essen. Uwe Rosler’s men will be fully focused on the German second tier in the remainder of the season, and they are surely capable of beating Paderborn at home ground.
Steffen Baumgart’s troops, on the other hand, aim to build on the German Cup victory over Union Berlin. Paderborn are undefeated in the previous three league fixtures, but Fortuna are likely to pose a much bigger threat for the visitors than their previous rivals. Since Uwe Rosler’s men are brimming with confidence ahead of the first game of the year, home win should be considered. A man to watch in the home team will be experienced attacker Rouwen Hennings.
Highlighted Player (Alfredo Morales):
Alfredo Morales is an American football player who was born in Berlin on 12 May, 1990. The USA midfielder moved to Germany as a boy and he played for the likes of BSC Reinickendorf 21, Borussia Pankow, FC Concordia Wilhelmsruh and Hertha BSC during his youth career.
Morales played 81 games for Hertha II at senior level, scoring 11 league goals for the capital club. He made 20 appearances for the first team as well, but in 2013 he joined Ingolstadt on a two-year deal. Alfredo Morales was eligible to play for both Germany and USA, but he decided to represent the Yanks on the international level.
The 183-cm-tall midfielder made his USA debut on 29 January, 2013 against Canada. He came as a substitute 15 minutes before the final whistle. It has to be noted that Morales represented United States of America at the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup. His main position is central midfield, but he is capable of playing as both centre back and a defensive midfielder.