#RBLTSG: Equal the away record and reach the quarter-finals

The games are coming thick and fast. After an English week in the Bundesliga, it is now time for another midweek match in the cup. TSG Hoffenheim are away in Leipzig on Wednesday evening (18:00 CET / Live Ticker at and will reach the quarter-finals with a victory. have picked out the most important facts on the match below.

Did you know that…

…TSG are on a successful away run in the cup?

TSG Hoffenheim have won three away cup ties in succession, and a fourth consecutive victory on the road now would equal the club record. There were also four away wins on the bounce between 2013 and 2015.

…Munas Dabbur is prolific in the cup?

Since his debut in the DFB-Pokal in February 2020, Munas Dabbur has scored six goals in seven games more than any other Hoffenheim player in this period. This season, the striker scored a brace against Schalke in the second round.

…André Breitenreiter has reached the round of 16 for the first time as a coach?

TSG head coach André Breitenreiter has reached the round of 16 for the first time this season, in what is his seventh DFB-Pokal campaign as a coach. He never previously managed it with TSV Havelse, SC Paderborn, FC Schalke 04 or Hannover 96.

…TSG have not been in the quarter-finals for some time?

Hoffenheim have reached the DFB-Pokal quarter-finals seven times – but have never gone further. The last time they reached the final eight was in 2014/15, when they lost 3-2 AET in Dortmund. It is therefore high time TSG reached their eighth cup quarter-final.

…Leipzig have a strong cup record?

Leipzig have reached the DFB-Pokal final in Berlin in three of the past four seasons. They won the competition for the first time in 2022 after beating SC Freiburg in a penalty shootout.

…this will be the second cup clash with Leipzig?

RB Leipzig and TSG Hoffenheim have already met once before in the DFB-Pokal. Leipzig ran out 2-0 winners in the second round in 2018/19, with both goals scored by Timo Werner.

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