Our prediction for this Bundesliga match:
Freiburg play host to Hoffenheim at their Europa-Park Stadion on day 24 of the 2022/2023 Bundesliga campaign. Freiburg are undefeated in the previous four league fixtures, and a win over Hoffenheim could see them climb to the Champions League berth. Midfielder Daniel-Kofi Kyereh remains on the sidelines with an ACL injury, while forward Michael Gregoritsch is a major doubt as he has been struggling with illness of late.
The visitors, on the other hand, do not seem to be at their sharpest, with the team extending their losing run to six games at Mainz. Since Freiburg are a real force to be reckoned with at home, we do not believe that new boss Pellegrino Matarazzo and his men are going to grab something from Sunday’s encounter. All Justin Che, Tom Bischof, Jacob Bruun Larsen, and Grischa Promel should miss out with injuries, while midfielder Baumgartner is banned for the match.
Highlighted Player (Nils Petersen):
Son to a football coach, Andreas, the Freiburg striker Nils Petersen is a physical forward best known for his clinical finishing. A former Bayern Munich striker never got a chance to prove his worth with Bundesliga giants and had to take a long road to prominence which included loan spells at Werder Bremen and Freiburg, before penning a permanent deal with Die Breisaguer in 2015.
Petersen’s impressive exploits during the 2017/18 season helped him get into Germany’s provisional FIFA World Cup 2018 squad although his father Andreas would argue it was his personal influence that helped Joachim Loew write his son’s name in the 23-man list. Namely, Andres Piteresen spotted the Germany manager on a beach in January and decided to ask him about his son’s chances of making it into Germany World Cup squad.
Piteresen was rewarded with his senior Germany cap in an Austria friendly but unfortunately for his father missed out on the final squad for the tournament in Russia.
Highlighted Team (Hoffenheim):
TSG 1899 Hoffenheim is a German sport club from Hoffenheim in the Baden-Wurttemberg region. The football division played in season 2001/2002 for the first time in the Regionalliga Sud: the third highest football division in Germany. In 2007 the club managed to get to the 2. Bundesliga. One year later in 2007/2008 the club even managed to reach the Bundesliga .
Hoffenheim plays its home games in the Rhein-Neckar-Arena Rhein-Neckar-Arena which was built in 1999. The venue holds a capacity of 32 000 and is one of the most modern stadiums in Germany. The club colors of Hoffenheim are blue and white. The most known nickname for the club is Hoffe. The most famous football player that played for Hoffenheim was Luiz Gustavo.