Borussia Mönchengladbach will be out to heap more misery on bottom-of-the-table TSG 1899 Hoffenheim when they look to go a ninth game without losing on Saturday (kick-off 15:30CET/14:30GMT).

History

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Top facts

  • Hoffenheim plummeted to the foot of the Bundesliga on Matchday 13 for only the second time in their Bundesliga history, and the first since Matchday 3 of the 2012/13 season.
  • Hoffenheim have failed to score in their last four matches – a new club record drought.
  • Hoffenheim are the only club in the Bundesliga still without a win at home this season.
  • Borussia beat Hoffenheim home and away last season.
  • The 4-1 defeat at home to the Foals was Hoffenheim's heaviest defeat last season.
  • There has been at least one goal in the 14 previous meetings between these two sides.
  • Borussia won all three of their away games under Andre Schubert, scoring 12 and conceding three.
  • Lars Stindl put three goals past Hoffenheim last season, when he was wearing a Hannover 96 shirt.
  • Kevin Kuranyi has yet to lose a home game against Gladbach, scoring four goals in seven previous meetings.

Possible line-ups:

Hoffenheim: Baumann – Strobl, Süle, Bicakcic, Kim – Volland, Rudy, Polanski, Schmid – Uth, Vargas

Gladbach: Sommer – Korb, Christensen, Jantschke, Wendt – Traore, Dahoud, Nordtveit, Johnson – Stindl, Rafael