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10.31.2018

#RBLTSG: Defensive solidity vs. offensive strength

Wednesday evening (20:45 CET, Live Ticker on achtzehn99.de) sees TSG Hoffenheim travel to RB Leipzig in the DFB Cup Second Round. For fans and friends of TSG, achtzehn99.de has compiled all the important facts, figures and statistics on #RBLTSG below.

Did you know that…

…this is the first meeting between the two teams in the DFB Cup?

The two clubs have previously squared off in the Bundesliga on five occasions, but Wednesday evening will be their first meeting in the DFB Cup.

…RB Leipzig have the best defence in the division?

Rasenballsport Leipzig boast the best defensive record in the Bundesliga this season, having conceded only nine goals to date.

…this will be Hoffenheim's eighth consecutive away tie in the DFB Cup?

The last time TSG played in front of their own fans in the DFB Cup was more than four years ago, when they beat FSV Frankfurt 5-1. Since then they have been drawn away eight times in a row.

…goals are guaranteed in matches against Leipzig?

The five previous meetings between the two clubs have produced a total of 21 goals, which equates to an average of over four goals per game.

…Hoffenheim are very strong going forward?

TSG had the strongest attack in the Bundesliga last term, with 66 goals scored, and Julian Nagelsmann's charges have continued in the same rich vein of form this term with 18 goals scored already. Only Borussia Dortmund (29) and Borussia Mönchengladbach (20) have found the net more often.

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