Match: Hoffenheim vs Borrusia Dortmund
Competition: Germany – Bundesliga
Time / Date : 16:30h / 12 May 2018
Venue : WIRSOL RHEIN-NECKAR-ARENA
Last time out, Hoffenheim suffered a 2-0 loss at Stuttgart, but that defeat came on the back of a nine-game unbeaten streak (W6, D3). At home, they are unbeaten in six, having won the last four.
Despite being three points ahead of Hoffenheim, Dortmund can still miss out on a Champions League place. If Dortmund lose and Leverkusen (fifth) win, it will all come down to goal difference. Dortmund’s +19 goal difference is three better than Hoffenheim’s and six better than Leverkusen, but things can change quickly.
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim
Stefan Posch (groin strain), Benjamin Hübner (Thigh Muscle Strain), Kerem Demirbay (Capsular rupture in the ankle), Serge Gnabry (Torn muscle bundle), Dennis Geiger (Hamstring Injury), Lukas Rupp (Cruciate Ligament Rupture)
Sokratis (Yellow card suspension), Michy Batshuayi (Torn Ankle Joint Ligament), Dan-Axel Zagadou (Training deficit), Erik Durm (Torn ankle ligament), Ömer Toprak (Wound), Sebastian Rode (Groin operation)
Borussia Dortmund are undefeated in their last 10 matches against Hoffenheim in all competitions.
Expect this direct battle for a Champions League spot to be an intense game with several chances at both ends of the pitch. In the 13 previous clashes a total of 44 goals were scored (3.38 per game) – 12 of which saw both teams score.
-Over 3.5 Match Goals – 8/11 (@1.72)
-BTTS & Over 2.5 – 1/2 (@1.50)
-Over 1.5 HT Goals – 5/6 (@1.83)
Dortmund have been very inconsistent recently and have won just one of their last four (W1, D1, L2), while away from home they also haven’t won in four (D2, L2). While their opponent like already mention are in way better shape.
-Hoffe or draw – 2/5 (@1.40)