Paderborn and Hoffenheim face at Benteler ‑ Arena, in a match for the 27 th round of the Bundesliga. Hoffenheim won at home by (3‑0) the last time they met in this edition of the league, on 01‑11‑2019. The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since both teams present significant differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in 18th place, with 16 points won, after 4 wins, 4 draws and 17 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost away to Mainz by (2‑0). In the last match, they lost at home to Cologne by (1‑2). This is a team that, curiously, has more positive results away than at home, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with 17 goals scored and 27 conceded, against 3 wins, 2 draws and 10 home defeats, with 24 goals scored and 35 conceded. In the last 10 home matches for the championship, Paderborn has recorded 2 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses, having won 7 points out of 30 possible. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 games, but their offense has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 25 games in the competition, he never managed to turn the score in the 16 games in which he suffered the first goal. There are 1 periods that stand out in the last 13 home matches for this competition: they scored 6 of their 17 goals between minutes (61' ‑ 75 ').
Apparently, the passage of the Paderborn by the German elite should end at the end of the season. He is in the last position and accumulates negative results in the championship. To be able to remain in the elite, he would have to show football that has not yet been seen. But that is not all, it would have to start a sequence of good results. Anyway, at this moment you need to win, but you will have to evolve to make this a reality. In this match the best players who are available
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
The visiting team is currently in 9th place, with 35 points won,
after 10 wins, 5 draws and 10 losses. In the penultimate match, they
lost at home to Bayern Munich by (0‑6). In the last match, they tied for
Schalke 04 by (1‑1). This is a team that, curiously, has been stronger
away than at home, since in the last 30 games they have registered 6
wins, 5 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 1 draw and 10
losses at their stadium. In the last 10 away matches, Hoffenheim has
recorded 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses, having won 18 points out of 30
possible. In matches played away in the league, the most frequent result
at the end of the first 45 'was the 1‑0, which occurred in 6 of their
13 games. Defensive solidity has not been their strong point, as they
have conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but their offense has
scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games
for this competition. In 25 matches in this competition, he suffered the
first goal 16 times and only managed 4 turns on the scoreboard. There
are 1 periods that stand out in the last 12 matches played as a visitor
to this competition: they scored 8 of their 16 goals between minutes
(76' ‑ 90 ').
Hoffenheim has an average campaign and it is not surprising to see him in the middle of the table. In terms of numbers, you can still reach a spot in the Europa League, but you will need to show more consistency. Facing an opponent from the relegation zone, he knows that he can even add up the three points. That is precisely why he will try to play with quality and efficiency, as he does not want to stumble. In this match, Andrej Kramaric, Sargis Adamyan and Ishak Belfodil will be left out for being in the medical department.