Paderborn and Hoffenheim meet at Benteler ‑ Arena, in a match for Matchday 27 of the Bundesliga. In the last head ‑ to ‑ head for this edition of the league, on 01‑11‑2019, Hoffenheim won at home by (3‑0). The home advantage may play an important role in this match, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and away.
After 4 wins, 4 draws and 17 losses, the home team is currently in 18th place with 16 points won. In their last match, they lost in an away match against Köln by (1‑2), after in the previous match they lost by (2‑0) away, in a match against Mainz 05. This is a team that curiously often conquers More positive results as a visitor than at home, since in the last 30 games he has recorded 3 wins, 4 draws and 8 losses as a visitor, with 17 goals scored and 27 suffered; against 3 wins, 2 draws and 10 losses in his stadium, with 24 goals scored and 35 suffered. For the championship, Paderborn conquered 7 points in 30 possible, after 2 wins, 1 draw and 7 losses in the last 10 matches they played in their stadium. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 9 of the last 10 matches, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 25 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 16 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 13 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 6 of their 17 goals between minutes (61′ ‑ 75 ‘).
Everything indicates that the presence of the Paderborn in the German elite will end at the end of this season. He is in the last position and accumulates negative results in the championship. In order to remain in the elite, you will have to show football that has not yet been seen. You will also have to accumulate a sequence of good results. Anyway, right now you need to win, but you’re going to have to evolve to make that a reality. In this match the best available players will be found.
After 10 wins, 5 draws and 10 losses, the visiting team is currently in 9th position, with 35 points won. In their last match, they tied with Schalke 04 away by (1‑1), after in the previous match they lost at home, in a match against Bayern München, by (0‑6). This is a team that curiously has been stronger outside than at home, since in the last 30 games it has registered 6 wins, 5 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 4 wins, 1 draw and 10 losses in his stadium. For the championship, Hoffenheim conquered 18 points in 30 possible, after 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 defeats in the last 10 games that he played as a visitor. In their home league matches, the most frequent final result at half-time was 1‑0 (6 in 12 games). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not had great defensive strength, but its attack has marked regularly, since it has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 25 games in this competition, he only got 4 comebacks in the 16 games in which he suffered the first goal. In the last 12 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: they have scored 8 of their 16 goals between minutes (76’ ‑ 90 ‘).
Hoffenheim are doing a medium season and it is not surprising to be in the middle of the table. In terms of numbers, he can still achieve a place of access to the Europa League, but he will have to show more consistency. Against a rival from the relegation zone, he knows that he can even add all three points. This is exactly why he is going to try to play with quality and efficiency, because he doesn’t want to stumble. In this match, Andrej Kramaric, Sargis Adamyan and Ishak Belfodil will be left out, because they are in the medical department.