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Fans of both teams await the DFB-Pokal action scheduled for Sunday when Rödinghausen take on Hoffenheim.
View all of the Rödinghausen v Hoffenheim predictions, poll and stats below (plus the best game odds).
Rödinghausen will play in this game after a 3-3 DFB-Pokal drawn result vs SC Paderborn 07.
The only scorer from Rödinghausen was Simon Engelmann (53'). Uwe Hünemeier (28'), Christopher Antwi-Adjej (43') and Streli Mamba (73') scored for SC Paderborn 07. After a tense 2-4 penalty shootout, SC Paderborn 07 were victorious.
Following on from tasting defeat last time out to Borussia Mönchengladbach in Bundesliga 1 competition, Hoffenheim and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Hoffenheim managed 45% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 2 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Hoffenheim was Andrej Kramarić (3'). Borussia Mönchengladbach got 18 shots on goal with 9 on target. Lars Stindl (26'), Alassane Pléa (43'), Jonas Hofmann (45', 68') and Breel Embolo (53') scored for Borussia Mönchengladbach.
The stats tell the story, and Hoffenheim have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 18 goals in total. In defence, Hoffenheim have some weaknesses to address.
Team News: Rödinghausen
The Rödinghausen manager doesn’t have any fitness concerns to speak of coming into this game thanks to a completely injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Hoffenheim
Hoffenheim boss André Breitenreiter has some current player fitness concerns. Dennis Geiger (Ill) and Ihlas Bebou (Knee Problems) can’t be considered.
In this game, Hoffenheim will probably dominate on the ball and be rewarded with decent chances.
Conversely, Rödinghausen won’t find it easy to get goals of their own, although we do see them managing to get on the scoresheet as well here.
We reckon that it will be a decent 1-3 winning margin for Hoffenheim at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Häcker-Wiehenstadion (1,200)
Captain: Daniel Flottmann
Chairman: Ernst Wilhelm Vortmeyer
Competitions: DFB-Pokal (First Round)