ALLAGUI SEALS AWAY WIN NO.6 AT INGOLSTADT
FC St. Pauli produced a superb battling performance at FC Ingolstadt 04 to register their sixth away win of the season on Saturday afternoon. Sami Allagui finished a fine move on the half hour to grab the only goal of the game in front of 10,071 spectators at the Audi Sportpark.
ROLES REVERSED AT INGOLSTADT
FC Ingolstadt provide the opposition on Saturday afternoon (1300 CET) in the second of four games in a row against promotion contenders. Markus Kauczinski's side are looking to build on a decent performance against Nürnberg and atone for the home defeat against Ingolstadt earlier in the season.
KAUCZINSKI DEMANDS AGGRESSIVE TEAM PERFORMANCE
Markus Kauczinski was in a good, confident mood at the press conference ahead of Saturday's game at FC Ingolstadt (1300 CET) today. The head coach fielded a range of questions from the assembled media representatives, speaking about the injury situation, the opposition, and the pre-match preparations.
INGOLSTADT FACT FILE
After the draw against Nürnberg the Boys in Brown have five days in which to prepare for the long trip to Ingolstadt. The form curve at FCI, where St. Pauli play on Saturday, is clearly on the up. As usual, we've run the rule over our forthcoming opponents and come up with a few facts and figures.
IMPRESSIVE FCSP DRAW A BLANK AGAINST NÜRNBERG
FC St. Pauli were held to a 0-0 draw by FC Nürnberg in front of 29,313 spectators at the Millerntor on Monday evening. The Boys in Brown created several opportunities to win the game, the closest when Aziz Bouhaddouz struck a free-kick against the crossbar.
REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL AHEAD OF NÜRNBERG CHALLENGE
Second-placed Nürnberg are the visitors to the Millerntor on Monday night (kick-off: 2030 CET). Not the easiest of tasks, but there you go. The game is the first of four genuine tests against top-class opposition, so it's only natural that Markus Kauczinski's side are looking to start the ball rolling with a win. Here's why we think that can happen.
KAUCZINSKI: "WE AREN'T WETTING OURSELVES"
The visit of FC Nürnberg to the Millerntor on Monday night (kick-off: 2030 CET) kicks off a series of matches against the league's top four sides. Though the Franconians come to Hamburg as the best team away from home, head coach Markus Kauczinski believes there are good reasons why the evening could end with a win for his team.