TSG were able to win their home match against Nürnberg last season 2-1 and secured three massively important points on the way to safety. It was Markus Gisdol's second victory in his second home match as Hoffenheim manager, a record that now stands at three wins from four games in front of the TSG home fans since he took over in April.
For statistic lovers, here are all the facts and figures ahead of the match between TSG and FCN:
Did you know that…
…TSG often cause double trouble for Nürnberg?
In the last five meetings between the two sides, Hoffenheim have consistently scored exactly two goals.
…the fans in the WIRSOL Rhein-Neckar-Arena on Saturday can expect to see a few goals?
Goal fests have been a common occurrence in recent meetings between Hoffenheim and Nürnberg. There have been 4.7 goals per game on average in the last three matches.
…the Bundesliga head-to-head record against FCN is in TSG's favour?
Saturday will be the ninth time that Hoffenheim have played Nürnberg in the Bundesliga. TSG have left the pitch as winners four times before. There have been two draws, as well as two victories for FCN.