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Hoffenheim are still in search for their first win in Bundesliga from the last seven games when they host FC Koln on Wednesday. The hosts have two draws and three loses from the last five fixtures of the 2019/20 season.
FC Koln are in search for their first win since the return of football in German having registered two draws.
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Hoffenheim has notable absentees that include; Andrej Kramaric, Sargis Adamyan, Ishak Belfodil and Kostas Stafylidis
Mainz 05 center back centre-back Rafael Czichos remains on the sidelines.
MATCH STATS FROM Bundesliga.com
Hoffenheim have won each of the last three meetings with Cologne, scoring 11 goals and conceding just once in the process.
TSG are currently unbeaten in seven against Cologne and have won the previous two matches between the two at the PreZero Arena comprehensively – 6-0 and 4-0.
Havard Nordtveit (seven matches) is undefeated in his Bundesliga career against Cologne, and so are Kramaric, Benjamin Hübner and Pavel Kaderabek (five).
Gisdol was stationed in the Hoffenheim dugout from April 2013 to October 2015, and helped save Hoffenheim from relegation in his first year.
Modeste and Uth played under Gisdol at Hoffenheim, but neither have tasted victory over their former employers. Uth, however, was unbeaten against Cologne as a Hoffenheim player (W3, D3), scoring three goals and laying on four more assists in six matches.
Cordoba is another yet to beat Hoffenheim, but he has scored three times in his four failed attempts (D1, L3), including Cologne’s only goal in the 2-1 defeat on Matchday 11 earlier this season.
Hoffenheim: Baumann; Kaderabek, Bicakcic, Hubner, Posch; Rudy, Grillitsch; Skov, Baumgartner, Zuber; Bebou.
FC Koln: Fortuna Dusseldorf): Horn; Ehizibue, Bornauw, Leistner, Katterbach; Skhiri, Hector; Kainz, Uth, Jakobs; Cordoba.