Faltering Fürth facing historic match

It will be the first Bundesliga meeting between the two teams in more than eight years when TSG travel to Sportpark Ronhof to take on SpVgg Greuther Fürth on Saturday (15:30 CET / Live Ticker at Fürth are still waiting for their first victory since returning to Germany's top tier. Prior to facing the promoted outfit, we have compiled all the most important facts and figures on #SGFTSG below.

Did you know that…

…TSG and Greuther Fürth have only previously met twice in the Bundesliga?

TSG Hoffenheim and Greuther Fürth have only previously gone head-to-head in the Bundesliga in the 2012/13 campaign. The Kraichgau club scored three goals on both occasions, drawing 3-3 at home and winning 3-0 away.

…TSG tend to be particularly successful going forward against Fürther?

Hoffenheim have scored 2.5 goals per game on average across their previous eight competitive meetings with Greuther Fürth. TSG do not boast a better goal ratio against any other club they have faced at least four times.

…the Clover Leaves could set a negative record on Saturday?

Fürth are currently on a 10-game losing run in the Bundesliga. Only Arminia Bielefeld (1999/00) have lost that many matches in succession within a season. Moreover, Fürth are now winless in 22 home games in Germany's top flight.

…Hoffenheim have been a threat from corners this term?

Diadie Samassékou's goal from a corner to put TSG 1-0 up against RB Leipzig was the fourth time they have scored following a corner-kick this season. No other team has scored more goals this way than Hoffenheim.

…TSG player David Raum will be returning to his old stomping ground?

The Germany international was part of the Fürth side that gained promotion to the Bundesliga last season. He still holds a club record to this day: no other Fürth player has ever amassed 13 assists within a single season.

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