1899 Hoffenheim is going head to head with Barcelona starting on 17 Nov 2021 at 17:45 UTC at Dietmar-Hopp-Stadion stadium, Sinsheim city, Germany. The match is a part of the UEFA Women’s Champions League, Group C.
1899 Hoffenheim played against Barcelona in 1 matches this season. Currently, 1899 Hoffenheim rank 3rd, while Barcelona hold 1st position.
Start date: 17 Nov 2021 23:15
Head to Head Record
FT: Barcelona 4-0 1899 Hoffenheim
Barcelona Women News
Lieke Martens and Fridolina Rolfo, who have combined for four goals in the Champions League this season, are expected to start for Barcelona this week.
After Jana Fernandez and Andrea Pereira replaced the centre-back duo against Koge in gameweek two, Irene Paredes and Mapi Leon returned to the starting lineup against Hoffenheim last time, but Paredes and Leon are expected to remain in the heart of the defence.
Putellas will be one of Barcelona’s primary offensive threats, and Hoffenheim will be wary of her presence after she scored twice last Wednesday.
Hoffenheim Women Team News
In front of goalkeeper Martina Tufekovic, the home team will use a 4-3-3 formation, with Naschenweng, Michaela Specht, Luana Buhler, and Laura Wienroither forming the defensive line.
Billa is likely to lead the line for Hoffenheim, as she is the German club’s top striker so far this season, and she will be looking to add to her one Champions League goal.
Brand and Sarai Linder, who both started against Barcelona in the Champions League on Wednesday, are likely to provide attacking breadth for Gallai’s side.
Hoffenheim Women XI:
Tufekovic; Naschenweng, Specht, Buhler, Wienroither; Feldkamp, Dongus, De Caigny; Brand, Billa, Linder
Barcelona Women XI:
Panos; Serrano, Leon, Paredes, Torrejon; Putellas, Guijarro, Hermoso; Martens, Oshoala, Rolfo
Watch it live on Sofascore.