Our prediction for this Bundesliga 2 match:
Paderborn and Darmstadt take on each other at Benteler Arena in the 2. Bundesliga round 17. Paderborn have drawn each of their last three league fixtures, with the team dropping to 4th place in the standings. Lukas Kwasniok’s troops are eager to start a new winning run in the German second tier, and you should know that they are after their third home win of the process. All Felix Platte, Marco Stiepermann, and Max Thalhammer are injured for the hosts.
The Lilywhites, on the other hand, are eager to stay in automatic promotion berth, and given their attacking potential with 38 goals in the process, both teams to score betting option should be considered. Midfielder Fabian Schnellhardt is sidelined with injury, but he should be the only absentee in the away team. You should know that 17 goals in total have been netted in the previous three meetings between the two sides.
Highlighted Player (Sebastian Vasiliadis):
Sebastian Vasilidis is a professional footballer of Greek descent who plays for SC Paderborn in the Bundesliga. The 175-cm-tall midfielder spent his youth career at TSG Backnang and VfR Aalen and he continued playing for the OSTALB ARENA outfit at senior level. After scoring 7 goals in 60 appearances for VfR Allen in league matches, Vasilidis signed a two-year deal with SC Paderborn on July 1, 2018.
The talented midfielder, who was born in Auenwald, Germany on October 4, 1997 played 28 games for the club in the 2018/2019 2. Bundesliga campaign, scoring 6 goals in the process. Seeing that Paderborn secured promotion to the German top flight, Sebastian Vasilidis will have a chance to enjoy the top flight football in the 2018/2019 season.
His main position is central midfielder, but he is capable of playing as both attacking and defensive midfielder as well. Sebastian’s preferred foot is right and he has a dual citizenship (Germany, Greece).
Highlighted Team (Darmstadt):
SV Darmstadt 98 are a professional football club that compete in the German Bundesliga. Darmstadt were founded in 1898 and the club’s original name was FC Olympia Darmstadt. In 1905 the club changed its’ name to Sportvererien Darmstadt 98. Die Lilien (The Lilies) play their home games at Merck-Stadion am Bollenfalltor and the capacity of the ground is 17,000.
After spending 33 years in lower leagues, Darmstadt competed in the German Bundesliga in the 2015/2016 campaign, with the team finishing the season in 14th place in the standings, just two points clear of the relegation zone. Die Lilien wear blue shirts and white shorts and their main rivals are Kickers Offenbach.
The likes of Bruno Labbadia, Gino Lettieri, Zivojin Juskic, Kosta Runjaic, Lothar Buchmann are some of the most famous coaches that used to be in charge of the team in the past. It has to be noted that Darmstadt have won the Hesse Cup seven times (1966, 1999, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2013).