Welcome to our Schalke 04 vs Hoffenhiem preview and predictions and head to head comparison. Schalke are presently clinging on to a Champions league spot for next season, whereas Hoffenhiem are only 10 points clear of the relegation zone. Both therefore, have equally strong reason for trying to win this Bundesliga match. In the Bundesliga Schalke are currently 4th on 41 points and Hoffenhiem are in 10 place on 29 points.

Schalke have won seven matches, drawn two matches and lost two matches when playing at home this season. Hoffenhiem have won three matches, drawn three matches and lost five matches playing away from home this season.

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Schalke has 7 points from their last 5 matches. Hoffenhiem have 8 points from their last 5 matches.

Previous Meetings and Head to Head

Previous occurrences of this Bundeliga fixture have resulted in 3 Schalke victories and 3 Hoffenhiem victories:

03/12/13 DFP Schalke 04 1-3 Hoffenhiem
30/03/13 BUN Schalke 04 3-0 Hoffenhiem
29/10/11 BUN Schalke 04 3-1 Hoffenhiem
29/01/11 BUN Schalke 04 0-1 Hoffenhiem
30/01/10 BUN Schalke 04 2-0 Hoffenhiem
23/05/09 BUN Schalke 04 2-3 Hoffenhiem

Goals Scored

Schalke 04 have scored 66 Goals this season
Hoffenhiem have scored 52 Goals this season

Goals Conceded

Schalke 04 have conceded 35 goals this season
Hoffenhiem have conceded 48 goals this season

Looking at this statistic we can see why Hoffenhiem are struggling. Their defence appears to be leaking goals like a strainer.

Top Scorers

Schalke 04’s top scorers are Farfan with 8 goals, Boateng with 6 goals and Szalai with 5 goals
Hoffenhiem’s top scorers are Firmino with 12 goals, Modeste with 9 goals and Salihovic with 8 goals

Team and Selection News

Both team are expected to be at full strength.

Conclusion

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