STUTTGART. VfB Stuttgart and FSV Mainz 05 draw 1-1. S. Guirassy scored the first goal (36′) for VfB Stuttgart. M. Ingvartsen settled the score (40′) with a penalty. VfB Stuttgart was not able to win even if it was better in terms of ball possession (56%)
The match was played at the Mercedes-Benz-Arena stadium in Stuttgart on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. In front of 45,903 spectators. The referee was Felix Brych who was helped by Mark Borsch and Stefan Lupp. The 4th official was Benjamin Brand. The weather was mist. The temperature was freezing at -0.8 degrees Celsius or 30.51 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 87%.
VfB Stuttgart had a strong ball possession 56% while FSV Mainz 05 was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
VfB Stuttgart had a more offensive attitude with 40 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 5 were on target. However, that was not enough VfB Stuttgart to win the match.
VfB Stuttgart shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target. Regarding the opposition, FSV Mainz 05 shot 14 times, 3 on target, 11 off target.
VfB Stuttgart received 1 yellow card (Silas). Talking about the opposition, FSV Mainz 05 received 3 yellow cards (Dominik Kohr, Leandro Barreiro and Angelo Fulgini).
After playing this match, VfB Stuttgart will have 16 points like VfL Bochum 1848 to hold in the 14th place. Talking about the opposition, FSV Mainz 05 will have 20 points to sit in the 12th place.
In the next match in the Bundesliga, VfB Stuttgart will host FC Köln on the 18th of February with a 10-8 head to head record in favor of VfB Stuttgart (7 draws).
FSV Mainz 05 will play away agasint Bayer 04 Leverkusen on the 19th of February with a 16-10 head to head statistic in favor of Bayer 04 Leverkusen (6 draws).
VfB Stuttgart – Formation
VfB Stuttgart started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Bruno Labbadia decided to play with the following team: Florian Müller, Waldemar Anton , Konstantinos Mavropanos , Hiroki Ito , Nikolas Nartey , Naouirou Ahamada , Atakan Karazor , Wataru Endo , Silas Katompa Mvumpa , Serhou Guirassy and Tiago Tomás .
The home team had on the bench: Enzo Millot, Fabian Bredlow, Chris Führich, Lilian Egloff, Juan José Perea, Josha Vagnoman , Pascal Stenzel, Thomas Kastanaras and Luca Pfeiffer.
VfB Stuttgart made 3 changes: Tiago Tomás for Chris Führich (77′), Nikolas Nartey for Josha Vagnoman (77′) and Silas for Thomas Kastanaras (89′).
Best player: Konstantinos Mavropanos
The player that probably impressed the most for VfB Stuttgart was Konstantinos Mavropanos.
His rating iswith 76 passes (92% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 12 duels out of 14.
FSV Mainz 05 – Formation
FSV Mainz 05 started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
Bo Svensson played with: Finn Gilbert Dahmen, Edimilson Fernandes , Alexander Hack , Anthony Caci , Silvan Widmer , Dominik Kohr , Leandro Barreiro , Aarón Martín , Aymen Barkok , Karim Onisiwo and Marcus Ingvartsen .
These were the players on the bench: Anton Stach, Andreas Hanche-Olsen, Maxim Leitsch, Lasse Finn Rieß, Brajan Gruda, Jae-Sung Lee, Ben Justus Bobzien, Angelo Fulgini and Danny da Costa.
FSV Mainz 05 made 3 changes: Marcus Ingvartsen for Jae-sung Lee (65′), A. Barkok for A. Stach (78′) and Leandro Barreiro for Angelo Fulgini (86′).
Best player: Dominik Kohr
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for FSV Mainz 05 was Dominik Kohr.
His rating iswith 53 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 12.
Results of the day
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