VfB Stuttgart grabs a 2-1 win against FC Köln

STUTTGART. VfB Stuttgart overcome FC Köln to win 2-1. A goal from W. Endo was decisive in the 90min.

VfB Stuttgart grabs a 2-1 win against FC Köln

STUTTGART. VfB Stuttgart overcame FC Köln to win 2-1. A goal from W. Endo was decisive in the 90min. It was VfB Stuttgart to strike first with a goal of S. Kalajdzic at the 12′. Then it was a goal in the 60′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, W. Endo gave the win to VfB Stuttgart in the 90′ minute with a goal. FC Köln was unquestionably better in terms of ball possession (65%).​

S. Kalajdzic missed a penalty (12′) for VfB Stuttgart.​

The match was played at the Mercedes-Benz-Arena stadium in Stuttgart on Saturday and it started at 3:30 pm local time. The referee was Robert Schröder with the collaboration of Jan Clemens Neitzel and René Rohde. The 4th official was Timo Gerach. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 24.1 degrees Celsius or 75.45 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 37%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 35 Ball Possession 65
  • 23 Total 12
  • 11 On Target 2
  • 12 Off Target 10
  • 3 Shots blocked 4
  • 87 Attack 77
  • 31 Dangerous attack 54
  • 58 Ball safe​ 74
  • 1 Penalties 0
  • 8 Corners 10
  • 1 Off Sides 3
  • 15 Total 10
  • 1 Yellow Cards 3
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
  • 4 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

FC Köln was in firm control of the ball 65% while VfB Stuttgart was struggling with a 35% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

FC Köln was more pushing with 54 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 2 were on target. Still, VfB Stuttgart was able to find the solution to win this match.​

VfB Stuttgart shot 23 times, 11 on target, 12 off target. On the other side, FC Köln shot 12 times, 2 on target, 10 off target.


VfB Stuttgart received 1 yellow card (T. Coulibaly). Regarding the opposition, FC Köln received 3 yellow cards (J. Horn, B. Schmitz and M. Schwabe).

Match Timeline

S. Kalajdzic- missed penalty
S. Kalajdzic(goal)C. Fuhrich
J. Horn- sub ->J. Hector
E. Thommy- sub ->C. Fuhrich
O. Marmoush- sub ->T. Tomas
A. Modeste(goal)
K. Schindler- sub ->F. Kainz
B. Schmitz- sub ->K. Ehizibue
T. Lemperle- sub ->L. Kilian
O. Duda- sub ->M. Uth
J. Horn- Yellow
B. Schmitz- Yellow
T. Coulibaly- sub ->A. Karazor
W. Endo(goal)
M. Schwabe- Yellow
T. Coulibaly- Yellow
R. Massimo- sub ->E. Thommy


After this match, VfB Stuttgart will have 33 points like Hertha BSC to hold in the 15th place. Talking about the opposition, FC Köln will stay with 52 points to hold in the 7th place.

Next matches

VfB Stuttgart – Formation

VfB Stuttgart started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

The manager Pellegrino Matarazzo decided to play with the following team: .


VfB Stuttgart made 4 changes: C. Fuhrich for E. Thommy (58′), T. Tomas for O. Marmoush (58′), A. Karazor for T. Coulibaly (85′) and E. Thommy for R. Massimo (90′).

FC Köln – Formation

FC Köln started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Steffen Baumgart played with: .


FC Köln made 5 changes: J. Hector for J. Horn (46′), F. Kainz for K. Schindler (66′), K. Ehizibue for B. Schmitz (66′), M. Uth for O. Duda (78′) and L. Kilian for T. Lemperle (78′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Bundesliga.​