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Bundesliga

All eyes on Pizarro as Bremen face Hoffenheim

Sinsheim - The spotlight will be firmly trained on SV Werder Bremen's newest arrival, Claudio Pizarro, when the side face struggling TSG 1899 Hoffenheim away on Sunday afternoon (kick-off 15:30 CEST / 13:30 GMT).

History

bundsliga.com looks ahead to what else is in store in what has traditionally been a goal-filled encounter...

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Top facts

    Hoffenheim have never gone without a win for the first four games of a Bundesliga season.

    So far this calendar year Bremen have won 30 points from 20 Bundesliga matches; Hoffenheim have earned just 19.

    Bremen have only lost two of their nine away fixtures in the league so far in 2015, and started the year with a 2-1 triumph in Sinsheim on 4 February.

    Bremen have scored in each of their last 11 away games, a run currently unmatched by any other Bundesliga side.

    This season both Hoffenheim and Bremen have averaged one goal for every 15 shots taken.

    Jannik Vestergaard played 71 Bundesliga games and scored four times for Hoffenheim, before moving to Bremen in January 2015.

Team news

Hoffenheim

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Bremen

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Team news

Hoffenheim

Possible line-up: Baumann - Kaderabek, Schär, Süle, Kim - Schwegler, Polanski - Uth, Zuber - Volland, Kuranyi

Absentees: Hamad (light training), Herdling (light training)

Bremen

Possible line-up: Wiedwald - Gebre Selassie, Lukimya, Vestergaard, S. Garcia - Fritz, Kroos, Junuzovic, U. Garcia - Ujah, Johannsson

Absentees: Wolf (muscle)