Bundesliga Action at the Pre Zero Arena – Hoffenheim face Mainz

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Saturday at the Pre Zero Arena, as Hoffenheim host Mainz in the Bundesliga.

Saturday’s clash between Hoffenheim and Mainz, sees seventh take on fifth in the League.

Hoffenheim’s Bundesliga season, has so far seen them gain nine points, going into this game

With Hoffenheim having secured all three points on their two previous outings, Andre Breitenreiter’s men will doubtless be looking to retain their run after this fixture.

Also, Hoffenheim keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last four meetings is astonishing this season. With nine points, they currently sit seventh in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 3 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws having won three matches and lost two fixtures.

Playing at home, Hoffenheim have won two games.

Victory for Hoffenheim would take their points tally to 12 so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

Hoffenheim will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (8). This has been largely down to the key attacking players: Christoph Baumgartner (2), Ozan Kabak (1), and Dennis Geiger (1). Hoffenheim have conceded six goals.

Injury and illness have depleted Andre Breitenreiter’s Hoffenheim and they will likely be missing four key personnel for Saturday’s match.

Mainz have 10 points to their name, going into this tie

Is this to be the game where Mainz to put a halt to their recent record of poor results? They go into this fixture on the back of two recent defeats to B Mönchengladbach and Bayer Leverkusen.

Also, Mainz keep finding ways to win, having secured three victories in their last five meetings is astonishing this season. Now they have 3 matches won, 1 games lost and 1 duels drawn; that’s why they currently sit in fifth place, with a total of 10 points having won three games, drawn one game, and lost one game.

Playing away from home, Mainz have won three fixtures.

Mainz will have secured 13 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Hoffenheim v Mainz – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Mainz with a greater number of wins. In the last 28 meetings, they have enjoyed 12 wins, to Hoffenheim’s eight victories. Also, Mainz have been hugely successful away to Hoffenheim of late, winning six games times in the last four. Their most recent encounter in this competition was February 2022, when Hoffenheim walked away as 2-0 winners.

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