1899 Hoffenheim is currently being trained by the German Julian Nagelsmann. The team is currently active in the Bundesliga (group phase - 33rd matchday) on eighth place with predominantly successful matches. On the other hand, the team was eliminated in the group phase of the UEFA Champions League despite not even one match won and fourth place in Group F and in the cupround against RB Leipzig of the DFB Cup. All in all, 59 goals were scored, 13 of 39 games were won and 62 goals were conceded in the current season. The PreZero Arena in Sinsheim, the home arena of the team, was built to accommodate more than 30100 people.
In their latest Bundesliga match against Werder Bremen, 1899 Hoffenheim didn't want to take a big risk in terms of the arrangement and took advantage of the best arrangement of the season (3-5-2). In the end Werder Bremen won 1 to 0. The goalkeepers of the selection have done a great job in keeping opposing shots on goal. The football team has the best exit (7/5/10) with the 3-5-2 arrangement. Although Christoph Baumgartner, Alfons Amade and Reiss Nelson are only 19 years old, 1899 Hoffenheim has an average age of 25. The team has suffered a total of four defeats in the current season shortly before the final whistle, most recently 74 days ago against Eintracht Frankfurt after two goals from Sebastian Haller and Goncalo Paciencia in the minutes 90 and 89.
Only 39% of the 16 goal attempts per match (bottom line) finally reached the box. The farthest goal since August was scored by left-footed jersey number 10 Kerem Demirbay on 26 January 2019 in the 19th group-phase match of the Bundesliga against SC Freiburg from 23m distance in the 85th minute. In summary, 1899 Hoffenheim weighs as much as 103 crates of beer, but on average even 5.6 kg less than the European average. At 90 kg, the 193cm Adam Szalai right foot most significantly exceeds this value. The football team managed to achieve a triumph from the 80th minute. Quite amazing was the eleventh group phase match of the Bundesliga against FC Augsburg on 10 November 2018, in which it stood 1-1 until the 19-year-old jersey number 09 Reiss Nelson scored 10 minutes before the final whistle.
In the team, 4% prefer both the left and right foot. In TSG's own arena, Bayer Leverkusen proved to be the strongest rival, with eleven victories and 28 defeats fought by 1899 Hoffenheim. In the 31st group phase match of the Bundesliga against VfL Wolfsburg on 28 April 2019, the team had the maximum inferiority of the current playing time of three goals. In Auswärtsmatches the selection likes to meet Hannover 96, as it was there that the most frequent triumphs took place. Although 1899 Hoffenheim were behind in the first half, they managed to win in two such matches against SC Freiburg and 1 FC Nuremberg in the current season.
The team's last triumph against Bayer Leverkusen was 6 months and 13 days ago. After that there was only one more match. The most recent game took place on 3 November 2018. In the 45 encounters of the last 15 years the team could book a point difference of -35 against Bayer Leverkusen. In the first half, the club tends to be ahead. Instead of being in the starting eleven, some footballers were sitting on the bench before the kickoff. The most affected players were Reiss Nelson and Adam Szalai (striker), Joshua Brenet (defender), Gregor Kobel and Alexander Stolz (goalkeeper) and Vincenzo Grifo (midfielder). 1899 Hoffenheim started with more than eight formations in the games of the current season (4-1-2-3, 3-4-3, 4-3-3, 5-4-1, 4-3-1-2, 3-5-2, 5-3-2, 4-4-2, 3-4-1-2).
The distance between 1899 Hoffenheim's largest (Kevin Vogt and Ishak Belfodil) and smallest (Alfons Amade) professional footballer is a spectacular 24 centimetres, while the average measures 183 cm. Ermin Bicakcic, Kevin Vogt, Kevin Akpoguma and Justin Hoogma (centre-back), Nadiem Amiri and Steven Zuber (midfielder) as well as Pavel Kaderabek (right-winger) were in the starting eleven with 18 other players in the current season. The most effective result holds the football team against 1 FC Kaiserslautern (9/2/0). On the other hand, the result against Bayern Munich (4/10/31) is the worst in recent years. The 4-0 triumph in the Bundesliga's ninth group-phase match against VfB Stuttgart came as no great surprise after 1899 Hoffenheim took their highest lead in the first half of the current season with four full goals. Thanks to the late goal in minute 95 by the 177cm jersey number 27 Andrej Kramaric Andrej Kramaric managed to win 3:1 against SC Freiburg on September 1, 2018.
(Last edited May 15, 2019)