It had been long since VfB Stuttgart put something in the win column in the Bundesliga. Finally, after five consecutive games without a win they are back on a winning track after beating Hoffenheim 3-1 (1-0) home on Saturday.
VfB Stuttgart started the match best and took the lead when Marc Kempf netted in the 18th minute, with an assist by Omar Marmoush, making it 0-1.
After that, none of the teams managed to score. With 30 minutes on the clock, VfB Stuttgart’s Konstantinos Mavropanos scored and increased the lead.
Nine minutes left to play, VfB Stuttgart’s Roberto Massimo increased the lead as he found the net, with an assist by Tanguy Coulibaly.
Six minutes left to play, Hoffenheim’s Jacob Bruun Larsen reduced as he scored, with an assist by Kevin Vogt. However, Hoffenheim were unable to make more of an impression, what brought the final score to 3-1.
VfB Stuttgart have 1 win, 2 draws and 2 losses with a 7–8 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Hoffenheim have 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses and a 6–9 goal difference.
The last meeting between the teams ended in a 0-2 home win for VfB Stuttgart in March 2021.
VfB Stuttgart have scored 12 goals. They have scored 11 goals at home. They’ve conceded 13 goals in total.
Hoffenheim have scored 12 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 12 goals. They’ve conceded 11 goals in total.
VfB Stuttgart have opened the score in 0 of their 6 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal. Hoffenheim have scored 72 percent of their goals after the break, putting up a +2 (8–5) goal difference.
In the next games in the Bundesliga, VfB Stuttgart will play Mönchengladbach (away) on 15 October 2021, Union Berlin (home) on 22 October 2021 and Augsburg (away) on 29 October 2021. Hoffenheim play FC Köln (home) on 15 October 2021, Bayern München (away) on 22 October 2021 and Hertha Berlin (home) on 29 October 2021.