Did you know that…
…Hannover 96 are TSG's favourite foe?
TSG Hoffenheim have racked up more victories over Hannover 96 in the Bundesliga (12) than they have against any other club.
…TSG are unbeaten at home against the Lower Saxony side?
Hoffenheim have won seven and drawn two of the nine meetings between the teams in Sinsheim. The last five home games against the 96ers have all ended in victory.
…Hannover are yet to win on the road in the Bundesliga this term?
The Lower Saxony side's last away win in the Bundesliga came in the 2017/18 season, when they beat FC Augsburg 2-1. There has not been a single victory in the 22 league away games since then.
…this match involves the two Bundesliga shot-stoppers who have made the most saves this season?
Hannover's Michael Esser has made more saves – by some distance – than any other gloveman in the Bundesliga (101). Second in that ranking list is Oliver Baumann with 76 saves.
…TSG have a player serving a ban for an accumulation of bookings for the first time this term?
Florian Grillitsch picked up his fifth booking of the campaign in the 3-3 draw in Dortmund and will be the first TSG player to miss a game through suspension this season.