Flashscore presents the key facts before the match:
The clash of the mid-table in the Bundesliga will see Hannover welcome Freiburg in the 22nd round of the German top-flight.
The home side have been in a bit of a pickle lately, securing only two wins of their last eleven league games – W2, D4, L5. But thanks the Hannover’s strong start of the 2017-18 campaign, they are still 8 points above the relegation zone.
Meanwhile Freiburg remain unbeaten in their last 9 games in the Bundesliga – W4, D5, L0 and are looking confident in fight to escape the relegation zone.
However, the last 8 games between Hannover and Freiburg, Hannover have won five, drawn two and lost two, which should act as a serious warning for the away team.
Players two watch: Nils Peterson is Freiburg’s leading scorer and is also the most successful away scorer in the Bundesliga with 7 away goals.
Martin Harnik will likely enjoy the clash against Freiburg as he has scored nine goals in his last nine fixtures against them.
Freiburg: Haberer J.(Yellow Cards), Hofler N.(Yellow Cards), Niederlechner F.(Knee Injury).
Hannover: Felipe M.(Groin Injury), Prib E.(Knee Injury), Sarenren-Bazee N.(Knee Injury).
Freiburg: Frantz M.(Knee Injury), Kapustka B.(Illness), Lienhart P.(Knee Injury), Ravet Y.(Achilles Tendon Injury), Stenzel P.(Hip Injury).