Bundesliga – Season Continues – Hoffenheim v SC Freiburg on Match-day 7

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Sunday Bundesliga action from the Pre Zero Arena, as Hoffenheim take on Freiburg.

Freiburg, remain in contention for Champion’s League qualification, sitting in second place and three places above fifth placed Hoffenheim, going into the clash.

Hoffenheim have 12 points to their name, going into this tie

Andre Breitenreiter will hope that success brings further success, as his side look for another win in a row. Their last two outings resulted in victories against Mainz and Borussia Dortmund.

Also, Hoffenheim keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last five meetings is astonishing this season. With 12 points, they currently sit fifth in the League. The breakdown for the team’s record is 4 wins, 2 losses and 0 draws having won four fixtures and lost two matches.

When Hoffenheim host Freiburg, they will do so on the back of three victories on their own ground.

Victory for Hoffenheim would take their points tally to 15 so far this season.

Good Attacking Performance

They have a good scoring average of 12 goals. This season, their stand-out attacking players have been Munas Dabbur (2), Christoph Baumgartner (2), and Andrej Kramaric (2). Hoffenheim have conceded seven goals.

Hoffenheim are missing four players through injury or illness. This will affect Andre Breitenreiter’s selection choices significantly.

SC Freiburg have so far accrued 13 points in this season of the Bundesliga

Losing away to Bayer Leverkusen 2-3, which followed them drawing home to B Mönchengladbach 0-0, this is a worrying run of form for Freiburg Manager Christian Streich, who goes into this fixture, knowing that only a positive result will be good enough.

Also, Freiburg keep finding ways to win, having secured four victories in their last six fixtures is astonishing this season, a form has placed them in clear contention for Champion’s League qualification. They currently stand second in the League, with 13 points for a total of 4 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws having won four meetings, drawn one game, and lost one game.

Freiburg will travel to Hoffenheim with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with three wins.

SC Freiburg will have 16 points so far this season, should they secure a win.

Good atacking and defensive team

Freiburg have managed to maintain a strong defence so far, having only conceded five goals in their previous matches. Freiburg will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (10). Their stand out attacking players have been Vincenzo Grifo (3), Michael Gregoritsch (3), and Matthias Ginter (2).

Christian Streich could be missing up to three of their players through injury or illness for the game on Sunday.

Hoffenheim v SC Freiburg – Head-to-Head.

Regarding their historical duels the recent form between these two sides has seen Freiburg with a greater number of wins. In the last 28 meetings, they have enjoyed 11 victories, to Hoffenheim’s seven wins. Additionally, Freiburg have been hugely successful away to Hoffenheim of late, winning seven matches times in the last four. Their most recent encounter in this competition Breisgau Brazilians delivered a 3-4 away win.

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