After surprisingly lost at their own home in their first match against Olympique Lyon, Manchester City will be determined to win in their 2nd match in the European Champions League Group phase this season against Hoffenheim. The match will take place on Wednesday morning, 3 October 2018 at WIRSOL RHEIN-NECKAR-ARENA.
Germany’s Bundesliga team, Hoffenheim are not favorites in this group, but at least they have not lost the first game when they face Shakhtar Donetsk, where the match itself ended in a 1-1 draw. Nevertheless, it does not mean that Hoffenheim are more favored to win in the next match, especially they have bad statistics in the last five games with only one win and two defeats.
Especially as we said, Manchester City will fight hard to win in the match, after a surprise defeat in their first match against Olympique Lyon at Etihad Stadium. As a result of the defeat, Pep Guardiola’s team is now at the bottom of the standings.
Hoffenheim’s Last 5 Matches:
26.09.18 Hannover 1-3 Hoffenheim
22.09.18 Hoffenheim 1-1 Dortmund
19.09.18 Shakhtar Donetsk 2-2 Hoffenheim
15.09.18 Dusseldorf 2-1 Hoffenheim
01.09.18 Hoffenheim 3-1 Freiburg
Manchester City’s Last 5 Matches:
26.09.18 Oxford Utd 0-3 Manchester City
22.09.18 Cardiff 0-5 Manchester City
20.09.18 Manchester City 1-2 Lyon
15.09.18 Manchester City 3-0 Fulham
01.09.18 Manchester City 2-1 Newcastle
Hoffenheim: Oliver Baumann, Kevin Akpoguma, Pavel Kaderabek, Nico Schulz, Benjamini Hubner, Kevin Vogt, Joshua Brenet, Dennis Geiger, Florian Grillitsch, Adam Szalai, Andrej Kramaric
Manchester City: Claudio Bravo, Vincent Kompany, Nicolas Otamendi, Kyle Walker, John Stones, Kevin De Bruyne, Riyad Mahrez, David Silva, Raheem Sterling, Gabriel Jesus, Sergio Aguero