Paderborn hope to sell some tickets for this game even though the season has been rough so far with 17 points and a 18th position in the Bundesliga table. Visiting Hoffenheim holds 9th place with 35 pts.
Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.
Everyone involved with the away team has to get their travel gear ready for this match as there's a whopping 2500 kilometers to cover before arriving at the match.
Paderborn form and stats
The home fans haven’t been spoiled with victories in the Bundesliga this season. Paderborn have only managed 2 wins, 1 draw and 10 losses from their games here at Benteler-Arena. It's been an uphill battle for Paderborn in their home games for quite some time now, as four matches in a row are lost here. Not since the Eintracht Frankfurt game have they avoided the disappointment of defeat.
The home team returns to Benteler-Arena after being equal after 90 minutes with Fortuna Düsseldorf (placed 16th) on their last time out; the Bundesliga game ended 0-0. Before that game, the home loss against Köln with the scoreline 1-2.
The manager S. Baumgart will start preparations for the next game as soon this is finished, as the hosts are going to Augsburg in only four days.
Paderborn are certainly not overdoing their scoring at home in league matches, having created 17 goals in 13 games. Paderborn are struggling defensively, conceding on average more than two goals per home game (31 from 13 played).
Hoffenheim form and stats
The story so far for the visiting team on their Bundesliga travels is 5 wins, 4 draws and 3 defeats. Visiting Hoffenheim has seen their last two away games both end with a tied score and one point each.
The manager A. Schreuder was unhappy after their last game, a Bundesliga match played at their home ground Campo La Quinta (Marbella). Hoffenheim suffered a 0-3 loss to Hertha BSC (placed 11th). A 1-1 draw at Schalke 04's stadium before that.
A new game in only four days for Hoffenheim, the Bundesliga home match versus Köln. Busy days.
Hoffenheim are scoring more than one goal per away game on average, having accumulated 16 away goals from 12 games (in the league). As opposed to that, Hoffenheim have seen the ball go into their own net 12 times on the road.
Head 2 HeadThe last H2H meeting was Hoffenheim - Paderborn 3-0, played this season. As for the last five games between these two teams, there's zero Paderborn victories, one draw and four Hoffenheim wins. Over/under statistics; one of these games ended with three goals or more, four matches with two goals or less.
Paderborn missing players
Hoffenheim missing players
|Total||Home||vs ||Statistics||Stat||vs ||Away||Total|
|96%||100%||100%||Over 0.5||O 0.5||100%||92%||96%|
|88%||92%||100%||Over 1.5||O 1.5||50%||75%||88%|
|62%||77%||80%||Over 2.5||O 2.5||50%||42%||65%|
|35%||46%||40%||Over 3.5||O 3.5||0%||17%||27%|
|31%||38%||20%||Over 4.5||O 4.5||0%||8%||23%|
|15%||8%||0%||Clean Sheets||C S||50%||25%||19%|
|23%||8%||0%||Failed to Score||F T||50%||25%||27%|
|5.2||5.3||4.8||Corners for (avg)||C F||4.5||4.9||5.2|
|6.7||6.5||6||Corners against (avg)||C A||8.5||7.4||6.3|
|2.4||2.5||2.4||Yellow cards (avg)||Y C||1.5||2.5||1.9|
|2||1||0||Red cards||R C||0||0||0|
|325||179||80||Total Shots||T S||19||150||348|
|109||59||14||Shots on Target||S O||6||49||117|
|28%||29%||36%||Goal Efficiency||G E||50%||33%||30%|
- Hoffenheim has the fewest conceded goals (12) away
- Hoffenheim has the fewest matches over the total-line (9)
- Hoffenheim has the fewest scored goals in the first half (10)
- Paderborn has the most conceded goals in the first half (29)
- Paderborn has the most matches under the total-line (15)
- Paderborn have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
- Paderborn haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.