Bundesliga: TSG Hoffenheim defeats RB Leipzig 2-0 on Saturday

SINSHEIM. TSG Hoffenheim tops RB Leipzig with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Samassekou (12') and a goal from M. Dabbur (68').

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SINSHEIM. TSG Hoffenheim overcomes RB Leipzig with a 2-0 win with a goal from D. Samassekou (12′) and a goal from M. Dabbur (68′). RB Leipzig lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (59%).

The match was held at the DnB NOR Arena Stadium in Sinsheim on Saturday and this began at 2:30 pm local time. The referee was Tobias Welz with the assistance of Martin Thomsen and Rafael Foltyn. The 4th official was Marcel Pelgrim. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold around 8.8 degrees Celsius or 47.91 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 100%.​

Match Statistics

RB Leipzig was in firm control of the ball 59% while TSG Hoffenheim was struggling with a 41% ball possession.

TSG Hoffenheim was more aggressive with 49 dangerous attacks and 22 shots of which 8 were on target. Which is one of the reasons TSG Hoffenheim won the match.

TSG Hoffenheim shot 22 times, 8 on target, 10 off target. On the opposite side, RB Leipzig shot 5 times, 0 on target, 2 off target.


TSG Hoffenheim received 2 yellow cards (F. Grillitsch and H. Nordtveit). On the other side, RB Leipzig received 2 yellow cards (A. Silva and Angelino).

After this match, TSG Hoffenheim will have 14 points like FC Köln to stay in the 10th place. On the other side, RB Leipzig will stay with 18 points like Bayer 04 Leverkusen to stay in the 5th place.

Match Events

  • 12'

    D. Samassekou

    D. Geiger

  • 35'

    A. Silva

  • 43'

    F. Grillitsch

  • 46'

    E. Forsberg

    K. Kampl

  • 53'

    B. Henrichs

    N. Mukiele

  • 64'

    A. Stiller

    D. Samassekou

  • 68'

    M. Dabbur

  • 71'

    B. Brobbey

    A. Silva

  • 71'

    I. Moriba

    D. Szoboszlai

  • 73'

    S. Adamyan

    G. Rutter

  • 73'

    C. Richards

    M. Dabbur

  • 79'

    H. Novoa Ramos

    L. Klostermann

  • 84'


  • 89'

    F. Asllani

    I. Bebou

  • 89'

    H. Nordtveit

    K. Akpoguma

  • 90'

    H. Nordtveit

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, TSG Hoffenheim will play away with SpVgg Greuther Fürth on the 27th of November with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of TSG Hoffenheim (1 draw).

RB Leipzig will host Bayer 04 Leverkusen on the 28th of November with a 5-1 head to head stats in favor of RB Leipzig (4 draws).

TSG Hoffenheim: Formation and Lineups

TSG Hoffenheim started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Sebastian Hoeneß chose to play with the following team: Oliver Baumann (6.8), Stefan Posch (7.1), Florian Grillitsch (8.6), Kevin Vogt (7.0), Kevin Akpoguma (8.1), Dennis Geiger (7.3), Diadie Samassekou (7.7), David Raum (7.6), Munas Dabbur (7.7), Ihlas Bebou (6.3) and Georginio Rutter (6.9).


TSG Hoffenheim made 5 changes: D. Samassekou for A. Stiller (64′), G. Rutter for S. Adamyan (73′), M. Dabbur for C. Richards (73′), I. Bebou for F. Asllani (89′) and K. Akpoguma for H. Nordtveit (89′).

Top player: Florian Grillitsch

Probably the most impressive player in TSG Hoffenheim was Florian Grillitsch even if he didn’t score any goal.

His rating is (8.6) with 39 passes (82% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 14 duels out of 17. He performed 1 cross. He hit the woodwork once times.

RB Leipzig: Formation and Lineups

RB Leipzig started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

On the other side, Robin Peter played with: Péter Gulácsi (6.5), Willi Orbán (6.9), Lukas Klostermann (6.7), Joško Gvardiol (6.2), Nordi Mukiele (6.2), Kevin Kampl (6.8), Tyler Adams (6.3), Angeliño (7.3), Christopher Nkunku (6.3), Dominik Szoboszlai (6.5) and André Silva (6.4).


RB Leipzig made 5 changes: K. Kampl for E. Forsberg (46′), N. Mukiele for B. Henrichs (53′), A. Silva for B. Brobbey (71′), D. Szoboszlai for I. Moriba (71′) and L. Klostermann for H. Novoa Ramos (79′).

Top player: Angeliño

Probably the most impressive player in RB Leipzig was Angeliño.

His rating is (7.3) with 32 passes (75% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 5 crosses.

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