Berlin (dpa) - At the end of the first half of the Bundesliga, Hertha BSC is under pressure to succeed against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim.

Coach Bruno Labbadia wants to turn the long-awaited turnaround among the Berliners by beating the last disappointing Kraichgauer on Tuesday (8.30 p.m. / Sky) in the Olympiastadion.

As in the 0-0 in Cologne on Saturday, the injured Matheus Cunha is not a candidate for the starting line-up.

The Brazilian may be able to play as a joker again.

However, captain and defense chief Dedryck Boyata still has to pass completely because of his foot injury.

With 17 points, Hertha is 13th in the table.

far behind their own expectations.

Under coach Sebastian Hoeneß, Hoffenheim even ranks one place behind the Berliners.


The TSG coach spent his youth in the capital as the son of the former Hertha manager Dieter Hoeneß.

“It will be something special for me to sit in the Olympic Stadium.

I played for Hertha for years and lived in Berlin for a long time.

I still know quite a few people there, "said Hoeness.

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