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TSG Hoffenheim vs RB Leipzig prediction 2024-05-03

TSG Hoffenheim
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2024-05-03
Winner
RB Leipzig
RB Leipzig
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Probability of win
TSG Hoffenheim — 29.1%
Draw — 19.9%
RB Leipzig — 51%
Our Prediction
Winner: RB Leipzig;
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Leipzig will be aiming to clinch their spot in the Champions League when they take on Hoffenheim in the Bundesliga round 32. The Red Bulls rolled over Borussia Dortmund 4-1 at the weekend and, as a result, the bookies see them as favourites to pick up all three points from Friday’s clash. Mohamed Simakan has joined Christopher Lenz in the recovery room, but there are no suspended players in the visiting team.

Pellegrino Matarazzo’s troops, on the other hand, have been having their ups and downs of late, but given their poor defensive performance in a 3-2 defeat to Bochum, away win should be considered. You should bear in mind that Leipzig have defeated Hoffenheim in each of their last five meetings in all competitions.

Prediction: 1-2 (Leipzig)

Expert: Footballpredictions-website

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Both to score
Yes
74.08%
No
25.92%
Total
More 2.5
More 3.5
Less 2.5
Less 3.5
76.7%
57.4%
23.3%
42.6%
Individual total
More 0.5
More 1.5
Less 0.5
Less 1.5
TSG Hoffenheim
82.3%
51.6%
17.7%
48.4%
RB Leipzig
90%
67%
10%
33%
Correct score
0:0
0:1
0:2
0:3
0:4
1:0
1:1
1:2
1:3
1:4
1.8%
4.1%
4.7%
3.6%
2.1%
3.1%
7%
8.1%
6.2%
3.6%
2:0
2:1
2:2
2:3
2:4
3:0
3:1
3:2
3:3
3:4
2.6%
6.1%
7%
5.4%
3.1%
1.5%
3.5%
4.1%
3.1%
1.8%
TSG Hoffenheim RB Leipzig
Games 34 34
Wins 13 19
Losses 14 7
Draws 7 8
Goals 66 77
Goals per game 1.9 2.3
Conceded per game 1.9 1.2
Attacks 105 111.3
Corners per game 4.4 5.9
Yellow cards per game 2.4 1.8
Fouls per game 10.2 10.4
Latest matches
Score
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TSG Hoffenheim
FC Bayern München
4
2
2024-05-03
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TSG Hoffenheim
RB Leipzig
1
1
2024-04-20
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TSG Hoffenheim
Borussia Mönchengladbach
4
3
2024-04-07
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TSG Hoffenheim
FC Augsburg
3
1
2024-03-16
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TSG Hoffenheim
VfB Stuttgart
0
3
2024-05-18
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Eintracht Frankfurt
RB Leipzig
2
2
2024-05-03
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TSG Hoffenheim
RB Leipzig
1
1
2024-04-20
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Heidenheim
RB Leipzig
1
2
2024-04-06
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SC Freiburg
RB Leipzig
1
4
Bundesliga
Team Games Win. Draws Lost Goals Points
Bayer 04 Leverkusen 34 28 6 0 89:24 90
VfB Stuttgart 34 23 4 7 78:39 73
FC Bayern München 34 23 3 8 94:45 72
RB Leipzig 34 19 8 7 77:39 65
Borussia Dortmund 34 18 9 7 68:43 63
Eintracht Frankfurt 34 11 14 9 51:50 47
TSG Hoffenheim 34 13 7 14 66:66 46
Werder Bremen 34 11 9 14 48:54 42
SC Freiburg 34 11 9 14 45:58 42
Heidenheim 34 10 12 12 50:55 42
FC Augsburg 34 10 9 15 50:60 39
VfL Wolfsburg 34 10 7 17 41:56 37
FSV Mainz 05 34 7 14 13 39:51 35
Borussia Mönchengladbach 34 7 13 14 56:67 34
VfL Bochum 1848 34 7 12 15 42:74 33
FC Union Berlin 34 9 6 19 33:58 33
FC Köln 34 5 12 17 28:60 27
Darmstadt 98 34 3 8 23 30:86 17
Top scorers
TSG Hoffenheim
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M. Beier (16)
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A. Kramarić (15)
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W. Weghorst (7)
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I. Bebou (7)
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G. Prömel (4)
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O. Kabak (4)
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R. Skov (3)
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P. Kadeřábek (3)
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A. Stach (2)
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J. Brooks (2)
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M. Bülter (1)
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F. Grillitsch (1)
RB Leipzig
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L. Openda (24)
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B. Šeško (14)
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X. Simons (8)
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C. Baumgartner (5)
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Y. Yurary Poulsen (5)
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D. Olmo Carvajal (4)
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T. Werner (2)
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D. Raum (2)
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E. Forsberg (2)
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M. Simakan (2)
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A. Haidara (2)
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C. Lukeba (1)
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K. Kampl (1)
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B. Henrichs (1)
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L. Klostermann (1)
Top assists
TSG Hoffenheim
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A. Kramarić
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F. Grillitsch
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G. Prömel
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I. Bebou
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M. Bülter
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R. Skov
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P. Kadeřábek
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T. Bischof
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A. Stach
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W. Weghorst
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C. Groß
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U. Tohumcu
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O. Kabak
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O. Baumann
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M. Beier
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D. Jurásek
RB Leipzig
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X. Simons
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D. Raum
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L. Openda
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D. Olmo Carvajal
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B. Henrichs
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X. Schlager
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M. Simakan
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Y. Yurary Poulsen
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N. Seiwald
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B. Šeško
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C. Baumgartner
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E. Forsberg
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A. Haidara
Bundesliga TSG Hoffenheim RB Leipzig
Number of matches 306 34 34
Average win rate (%) 36.8 38.2 55.9
Goals per match 3.2 1.9 2.3
Yellow per match 4.2 2.4 1.8
Corners per match 9.6 4.4 5.9
Home goals per match 1.8 1.8 2.4
Away goals per match 1.4 2.1 2.2
Player rating 6.8 6.8 6.9

Rise of the Underdogs: An Insight into TSG Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig's Soccer Journeys

Indeed, the beautiful game of soccer captivates masses with ecstatic joy, frustration, and a profound sense of unity. Peppered with impetus, ambition, and history, two soccer teams that have ruled the roost in the heartlands of Germany are TSG Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig. Their relentless strides against the trials and tribulations demonstrate that soccer's essence is not merely confined to winning titles, but it speaks volumes about resilience, courage, and unyielding spirit.

A Snapshot of TSG Hoffenheim's Origin

Entrenched in 1899 and often addressed as Hoffenheim, Turn- und Sportgemeinschaft 1899 Hoffenheim e.V. embarked on their journey in Germany's Baden-Württemberg region. Back then, soccer was not in limelight, whereas gymnastics garnered the main attention. However, quickly recognising the burgeoning interest in soccer among the youth, the club inaugurated its own soccer department in 1921, thus paving the way for an extraordinary journey.

Hoffenheim's Climb up the Ranks

Prolonged years passed by with Hoffenheim lurking in the lower divisions. However, the dawn of a new era started to appear with the entry of software mogul Dietmar Hopp. An association between Hopp's immense financial resources and the club, considering upscaling their status, provided the necessary impetus. Eventually, Hoffenheim ascended to the coveted Bundesliga for the first time in their history in the 2008-09 season.

The Advent of RB Leipzig

In contrast to Hoffenheim's long-winded and layered history, RB Leipzig's emergence in the soccer scene is considerably recent. Their birth flag was hoisted in 2009 under the patronage of Red Bull GmbH. The raison d'etre was to pave a path into the Bundesliga within a decade, a goal that seemed audacious yet feasible. Their name "RB" is cleverly devised to stand for "RasenBallsport", translating to 'Lawn Ball Sports' circumventing the German Football League's regulations about corporate namesakes.

Leipzig's Expedient Ascent

In tandem with their audacious ten-year plan, Leipzig sped their way up through the German league system. Their meteoric rise to the Bundesliga within just seven years of their inception left spectators and critics awestruck. Leipzig's crowning moment involving their debut in the Bundesliga arrived in the 2016-2017 season, defying all odds and predictions.

Battling Controversies and Celebrating Success

Both teams have had their share of controversies. Hoffenheim's rise attracted criticism linking it to the substantial financial injection from Dietmar Hopp. Similarly, Leipzig's rapid ascension was often attributed to Red Bull's overwhelming financial resources, overlooking the proficient management and dogged hard work of team members. However, both clubs have justified their presence in the Bundesliga with a combination of fruitful campaigns, commendable performances and strategic game-play.

Conclusion

Looking at the journey of TSG Hoffenheim and RB Leipzig, it becomes evident that soccer is indeed a game of spirit, tenacity, and unyielding ambition. Both clubs, though having traversed different paths, found their way into the exciting world of Bundesliga, challenging the traditional powerhouses. While they continue to script their remarkable chapters in the annals of German soccer, their propensity for success seems unwavering, thereby promising a captivating tale of conquest and inspiration in the times to come.