Hannover fought back from two goals down to take a point at second-placed Wolfsburg, but the 2-2 draw was still not enough to prevent them from slipping into the bottom three for the first time all season.
Bas Dost and Ivan Perisic gave the Wolves what appeared to be a comfortable lead at the interval, but Jimmy Briand and Salif Sane replied early in the second half to earn Michael Frontzeck his first point as Hannover coach.
However, with Paderborn beating Freiburg, it was not enough to prevent the...
Michael Frontzeck's debut as Hannover coach ended in defeat as his side went down 2-1 at home to Hoffenheim on Saturday.
Anthony Modeste gave the visitors the lead within a minute but Lars Stindl levelled from the spot and it looked like Hannover might well go on to get their first win of 2015.
They did not manage to take their chances, though, and Sven Schipplock struck with seven minutes to go to earn Hoffenheim all three points and keep them well in the battle for a place in Europe next season,...
Hannover have named Michael Frontzeck as their coach for the final five games of the season.
The former Borussia Monchengladbach and Stuttgart defender will be joined on the sidelines by former United States international Steven Cherundolo, who made 370 league appearances for Hannover before retiring last year and has been working in the club's academy.
The club sacked Tayfun Korkut on Monday following a run of 13 consecutive league games without a win, which saw the club drop from eighth to 15th...