#TSGD98: strong run against bottom sides

The last match of the year 2023 is almost upon us. TSG Hoffenheim will play host to SV Darmstadt 98 on Tuesday evening (20:30 CET, live updates on TSG are looking to set a new record, and one Darmstadt statistic bodes well for that to happen. We have put together some interesting facts and information about the match.

Did you know that …

… TSG are on the verge of setting a goalscoring record?

Hoffenheim have scored at least one goal in their last 19 Bundesliga games. If they manage another goal on Tuesday, TSG will set a new club record – beating the run from the 2016/17 season.

… Darmstadt have been waiting a long time for a clean sheet on the road?

And the signs are good for the club record: the Lilies have already conceded 38 goals this season – the worst defensive record in the league. In addition, Darmstadt have gone 28 away matches in a row in the Bundesliga without keeping a clean sheet – longer than any other current Bundesliga team.

… TSG have a great record against newly promoted sides and bottom of the table teams?

TSG Hoffenheim have won their four previous league games against newly promoted sides, which is already a club record. In addition, TSG have never lost to the team who lie bottom in the Bundesliga, with seven wins and four draws in eleven games to date.

… Hoffenheim run significantly more than Darmstadt?

TSG have covered an average of 121.3 km per game during this Bundesliga season – a tally bettered only by 1. FC Heidenheim (121.6 km). Darmstadt, on the other hand, run only 113.3 km on average – the lowest distance in the league. In addition, no other team sprints as rarely as the side from Hesse.

… goals have been rather hard to come by in this fixture?

In the previous four Bundesliga matches between Hoffenheim and Darmstadt, an average of 1.5 goals per match have been scored – no other fixture between two current Bundesliga teams, which has been played at least twice, has seen fewer goals on average.

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