STUTTGART. VfB Stuttgart conquered Hertha BSC to win 2-1. A goal from K. Mavropanos was decisive in the 90min. It was VfB Stuttgart to strike first with an early goal of S. Guirassy at the 4′. Then it was a goal in the 19′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, K. Mavropanos gave the win to VfB Stuttgart in the 90′ minute with a goal. VfB Stuttgart made the most of its superior ball possession (60%).
The match was played at the Mercedes-Benz-Arena stadium in Stuttgart on Tuesday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The referee was Frank Willenborg with the collaboration of Guido Kleve and Aarne Aarnink. The 4th official was Patrick Alt. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 10.5 degrees Celsius or 50.81 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.
VfB Stuttgart had a strong ball possession 60% while Hertha BSC was struggling with a 40% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
VfB Stuttgart was more aggressive with 53 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 7 were on target. This is one of the reasons why VfB Stuttgart won the match.
VfB Stuttgart shot 18 times, 7 on target, 11 off target. Talking about the opposition, Hertha BSC shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target.
VfB Stuttgart received 3 yellow cards (K. Mavropanos, L. Egloff and B. Sosa). On the opposite side, Hertha BSC received 2 yellow cards (M. O. Kempf and M. Richter).
After this match, VfB Stuttgart will have 14 points like FC Augsburg to sit in the 13th place. On the opposite side, Hertha BSC will stay with 11 points to hold in the 16th place.
In the next match in the Bundesliga, VfB Stuttgart will host Werder Bremen on the 5th of February with a 11-8 head to head statistic in favor of VfB Stuttgart (10 draws).
Hertha BSC will play away agasint Eintracht Frankfurt on the 4th of February with a 11-9 head to head statistic in favor of Hertha BSC (9 draws).
VfB Stuttgart – Formation
VfB Stuttgart started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Michael Wimmer decided to play with the following team: Florian Müller, Waldemar Anton , Konstantinos Mavropanos , Hiroki Ito , Borna Sosa , Naouirou Ahamada , Wataru Endo , Lilian Egloff , Silas Katompa Mvumpa , Serhou Guirassy and Tiago Tomás .
The home team had on the bench: Dan-Axel Zagadou, Nikolas Nartey, Fabian Bredlow, Luca Pfeiffer, Josha Vagnoman , Enzo Millot , Atakan Karazor, Tanguy Coulibaly and Pascal Stenzel.
VfB Stuttgart made 4 changes: L. Egloff for E. Millot (64′), N. Ahamada for L. Pfeiffer (74′), T. Tomas for J. Vagnoman (74′) and W. Endo for A. Karazor (83′).
Best player: Tiago Tomás
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for VfB Stuttgart was Tiago Tomás even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 29 passes (65% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.
Hertha BSC – Formation
Hertha BSC started with a 4-2-2-2 line-up (4-2-2-2).
Sandro Schwarz played with: Oliver Christensen, Jonjoe Kenny , Agustín Rogel , Marc-Oliver Kempf , Marvin Plattenhardt , Lucas Tousart , Suat Serdar , Marco Richter , Jean-Paul Boëtius , Davie Selke and Dodi Lukebakio .
These were the players on the bench: Ivan Šunjić, Myziane Maolida, Filip Uremović, Wilfried Kanga , Maximilian Mittelstädt, Tjark Ernst, Kevin-Prince Boateng, Peter Pekarík and Chidera Ejuke .
Hertha BSC made 3 changes: S. Serdar for I. Sunjic (61′), M. Richter for C. Ejuke (61′) and D. Selke for W. Kanga (61′).
Best player: Jonjoe Kenny
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Hertha BSC was Jonjoe Kenny.
His rating iswith 36 passes (61% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 4. He performed 4 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.