On Sunday it comes in the “Mannheimer Carl Benz stadium” to a direct duel around the league table lead in 1st German football Bundesliga. Promoted team TSG 1899 Hoffenheim receives the league leaders Hamburger SV. For days the top match of the 9th round is already sold off.
Hoffenheim is the sensation team of the league. The team of Ralf Rangnick stands after 8 rounds on the excellent second league table place and is only one point behind leader Hamburger SV. In own stadium Hoffenheim is still undefeated (3 wins, 1 draw). Forward Vedad Ibisevic leads the goal scorer's list with 9 goals. With a victory against Hamburg Hoffenheim would be new league leader.
The Hamburger SV wants to stop the series of Hoffenheim and maintain the league table lead with a victory. The team of Martin Jol has lost in the running season only one match (0:3 away against VfL Wolfsburg). The current season statistic: 5 wins, 2 draws, 1 defeat. From the last three matches Hamburg got 7 points. The last three results: 1:0 against Gladbach, 2:1 against Cottbus, 1:1 against Schalke.
Last 5 results in Bundesliga:
13.09.08: 1899 Hoffenheim vs. VfB Stuttgart 0:0 (0:0)
21.09.08: 1899 Hoffenheim vs Borussia Dortmund 4:1 (2:0)
27.09.08: Werder Bremen vs 1899 Hoffenheim 5:4 (4:2)
04.10.08: 1899 Hoffenheim vs Eintracht Frankfurt 2:1 (0:0)
18.10.08: Hannover 96 vs 1899 Hoffenheim 2:5 (0:1)
13.09.08: Hamburger SV vs. Bayer Leverkusen 3:2 (1:2)
21.09.08: VfL Wolfsburg vs. Hamburger SV 3:0 (3:0)
27.09.08: Hamburger SV vs. Bor. Mönchengladbach 1:0 (1:0)
05.10.08: Energie Cottbus vs. Hamburger SV 1:2 (0:0)
19.10.08: Hamburger SV vs. FC Schalke 04 1:1 (1:0)
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim vs. Hamburger SV
Fixture: Sunday, 26.10.2008, 5:00 pm
Stadium: Mannheim (Carl-Benz-Stadium)
1899 Hoffenheim: -
Hamburger SV: Thimothée Atouba, Nigel de Jong, Romeo Castelen, Thiago Neves
An equalised match, with a scanty home victory of TSG 1899 Hoffenheim.
our tip is 1
the highest odd is on Betfair, odd 2,70