Borussia Dortmund and Hoffenheim play for Signal-Iduna-Park in a Bundesliga 21-round match. In the final confrontation between these teams in this competition, on 22-09-2018, the final result was a draw for (1-1). The history of direct matches played at this stadium favors the home team, who in the last 6 matches won 5 and drew 1. Indeed, in the last match at this stage, for the Bundesliga on 16-12-2017, Borussia Dortmund won by ( 2-1). The goals of the match were scored by P. Aubameyang (63 ') and C. Pulisic (89') for Borussia Dortmund and M. Uth (21 ') for Hoffenheim. In this match the house factor can play a decisive role, as Hoffenheim has shown differences in performance in their games at home and as a visitor. After 15 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss, the home team is in 1st place, having won 49 points. In the last match, they drew 1-1 with Eintracht Frankfurt (1-1), having won 5-1 at home against Hannover in the previous game. This is a little affected by the home factor, that is, presents similar results at home and abroad, since in the last 30 matches has recorded 11 wins, 2 draws and 2 defeats as a visitor, with 33 goals scored and 12 conceded, against 11 victories and 4 draws at home, with 42 goals scored and 16 conceded. In the last game he played for DFB Pokal, he lost to Werder Bremen at home (2-4) in the tie-break. In the last 10 home games for the league, Borussia Dortmund have recorded 9 wins and 1 draw, having won 28 points out of 30. For this competition, he records a 5-game winning streak in his last home games and has not lost any of his last 10 games at his home stadium. The team have conceded goals to their opponents in 8 of their last 10 games, so they have not shown great defensive solidity, but their attack has been marked with great regularity since they have always scored at least one goal in the last 10 matches in this competition. In their home matches for the competition there is a tendency towards goals, since 9 in 10 finished with More than 2.5 goals in the marker. In 20 games in this competition, he suffered the first goal 6 times but managed to turn the score in 4. Dortmund enter into this unmotivated game after a loss on penalties against Werder Bremen by DFB Pokal. Unlike the opponents of this match, the home team should play a 4-3-3 tactical system, with the aim of taking advantage of the progression in the field through short passes. In any case, it is expected that Dortmund will adopt a more offensive stance, bearing in mind that it has a collective of superior quality. The coach of Dortmund will not rely on Marco Reus, Leonardo Balerdi and Manuel Akanji for being injured.
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
After 7 wins, 8 draws and 5 losses, the visiting team is in 8th place, having won 29 points. In the last match, they drew with Fortuna Düsseldorf at home for (1-1), after their previous match had won out in a game against Freiburg by (2-4). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, because in the last 30 games it registers 5 wins, 5 draws and 5 losses as a visitor; against 3 wins, 6 draws and 6 losses in his stadium. In the championship, Hoffenheim had 15 points in 27 chances, after 4 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses in the last 9 games they played as a visitor. For this competition, you have not lost any of the last 7 games outside your stadium. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In their away games for this competition there is a tendency to have goals, since 8 in 9 they finished with More of 2.5 goals in the scoreboard. In 20 games in this competition, only got 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal. Hoffenheim enter into this match after a 1-1 draw at home to Fortuna Dusseldorf. The best quality of the visiting team is how they can react at a disadvantage. The visiting team usually plays on a tactical system in 4-4-2, favoring quick transitions, mainly through the sides. In this drawing, the two men responsible for creating danger plays on the opponent's defensive are Kramaric and Joelinton. Hoffenheim coach Lukas Rupp is not expected to be injured.