Preview: Nurnberg vs. Greuther Furth

Nurnberg are playing Greuther Furth at the 2. Bundesliga of Germany on September 15.

Nurnberg (also known as 1. FC Nürnberg, FC Nurnberg, FCN, Nuernberg or Nürnberg) and Greuther Furth (commonly referred to as Fürth, Greuter Fürth or Greuther Fürth) meet again 7 months after the 2 Bundesliga match which Greuther Furth won 1-0. Nurnberg are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against Heidenheim, Wehen Wiesbaden, Osnabruck and Oberneuland extending their unbeaten streak to 5 matches, however, one part of Nurnberg has trailed behind in terms of reliability—defence: they have been conceding goals for 6 consecutive matches now.

Greuther Furth, on the other hand, are preparing for the match after 2 defeats in a row from Hannover and Hertha Berlin being unable to win in their past 3 games.

Recent Form

Nurnberg are on a winning streak – they have won Heidenheim, Wehen Wiesbaden, Osnabruck and Oberneuland in their previous 4 matches while Greuther Furth are on a losing streak – they have lost to Hannover and Hertha Berlin in their previous 2 matches. Overall, Nurnberg have won 10 of their last 19 matches, losing 3 and drawing 6, while Greuther Furth have won 6 of their last 20 matches, losing 8 and drawing 6.


Nurnberg have won 4 times (3-1 against Heidenheim on 7th of September, 2-1 against Wehen Wiesbaden on 27th of August, 2-3 against Osnabruck on 20th of August and 1-9 against Oberneuland on 12th of August), lost once (2-0 against Hansa on 30th of July) and drew once (2-2 against Hannover on 6th of August) in their most recent 6 matches.

Greuther Furth

Greuther Furth have won twice (0-1 against Hallescher FC on 13th of August and 5-0 against Paderborn on 30th of July), lost 3 times (1-3 against Hannover on 3rd of September, 5-0 against Hertha Berlin on 26th of August and 2-1 against Holstein Kiel on 5th of August) and drew once (0-0 against St. Pauli on 19th of August) in their most recent 6 matches.

Team News


Christopher Schindler (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) and Can Uzun (Unknown Injury) won’t be available for Nurnberg gaffer Cristian Fiél. Suspended players who are serving a ban for this game are Ahmet Gürleyen and Christian Mathenia.

Greuther Furth

Owing to a fully healthy squad available for selection, the Greuther Furth manager Alexander Zorniger doesn’t have any fitness worries at all coming into this game.


Nurnberg and Greuther Furth have met 6 times since November 2019. Nurnberg have won once, 2 matches ended in a draw while Greuther Furth have won 3 times. The most recent match between them took place on February 5, 2023 at the 2. Bundesliga of Germany where Greuther Furth won 1-0. Nurnberg have scored 6 goals in these 6 head-to-head matches in total while Greuther Furth have scored 7.

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