Bundesliga Action at the Signal Iduna Park – Borussia Dortmund face Hoffenheim
With Champion’s League positions always a key motivation, fourth placed Hoffenheim remain in contention as they travel to fifth placed Dortmund.
Borussia Dortmund face their opponents, equal on points, with both keen to make progress
If Dortmund’s season is to maintain on track, they must put their recent poor form to an end in this game. In their last two outings, they lost 0-1 at Hertha and 2-3 at Werder Bremen.
Also, Dortmund keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last four meetings is astonishing this season. Now they have 3 matches won, 1 games lost and 0 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fifth place, with a total of nine points having won three games and lost one game.
When Dortmund host Hoffenheim, they will do so on the back of one win and one defeats on their own ground.
A victory for Borussia Dortmund would put them on 12 points.
Good Attacking Performance
Dortmund will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (7). Their stand out attacking players have been Marco Reus (1), Raphael Guerreiro (1), and Marius Wolf (1). Dortmund have conceded four goals.
Dortmund are likely to be missing three of their key players when they start Friday’s game, due to injury and illness.
Hoffenheim face his opponents with equal points, it will likely be a thrilling encounter
Hoffenheim will hope to increase their wins in a row, having secured a 1-0 victory over Augsburg in their last fixture.
Also, that’s a run of three wins for Hoffenheim, which has contributed significantly to their rise up the table. With a fourth position in the league and 3 wins, 1 losses and 0 draws, they currently have nine points in the League having won three matches and lost one game.
Hoffenheim have won one game and lost one game of their two League matches away from home this season.
A win in this fixture, would take Hoffenheim’s points from 9 to 12, so far this season.
Good Attacking Performance
Hoffenheim have a good scoring record this season, with eight netted so far. Their stand out attacking players have been Christoph Baumgartner (2), Ozan Kabak (1), and Dennis Geiger (1). Hoffenheim have conceded five goals.
Hoffenheim are no strangers this season to illness and injury and Andre Breitenreiter is concerned that Friday’s fixture could see him without four of his key players
Borussia Dortmund v Hoffenheim – Head-to-Heads.
Regarding their historical duels this is an encounter that has often resulted in a local win. Dortmund have the lion’s share of victories with 13 victories and 10 draws. Further, the two teams have drawn three of the last six fixtures played between them. January 2022 was the most recent time these two clashed in this competition and From Kraichgau region took all three points winning 2-3 away.