SINSHEIM. TSG Hoffenheim manages to recover against VfB Stuttgart with a goal on the S. Guirassy 45′ and a goal on the W. Endo 77′.
The match was played at the PreZero Arena stadium in Sinsheim on Tuesday and it started at 8:30 pm local time. The referee was Florian Badstübner who had the assistance of Markus Schüller and Philipp Hüwe. The 4th official was Wolfgang Haslberger. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 2.2 degrees Celsius or 35.87 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 90%.
There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. TSG Hoffenheim was in possession of the ball for 49% of the time vs. VfB Stuttgart that controlled the ball for 51% of the time.
TSG Hoffenheim was more aggressive with 50 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 6 were on target. However, this did not suffice for TSG Hoffenheim to win the match.
TSG Hoffenheim shot 15 times, 6 on target, 9 off target. On the other side, VfB Stuttgart shot 8 times, 4 on target, 4 off target.
TSG Hoffenheim received 1 yellow card (Kevin Akpoguma). On the other side, VfB Stuttgart received 2 yellow cards (Atakan Karazor and Naouirou Ahamada).
Also, VfB Stuttgart didn’t manage to end the match with 11 players after Naouirou Ahamada (VfB Stuttgart) was sent out after receiving a second yellow card (78′).
After playing this match, TSG Hoffenheim will have 18 points to stay in the 13th place. On the other side, VfB Stuttgart will have 15 points like FC Augsburg to stay in the 16th place.
Juan José Perea
VfB Stuttgart will play away against RB Leipzig on the 27th of January with a 7-0 head to head stats in favor of RB Leipzig (2 draws).
TSG Hoffenheim: Formation and Lineups
TSG Hoffenheim started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager André Breitenreiter chose to play with the following team: Oliver Baumann , Pavel Kadeřábek , Kevin Vogt , Stanley N’Soki , Robert Skov , Sebastian Rudy , Angelo Stiller , Angeliño , Christoph Baumgartner , Andrej Kramarić and Ihlas Bebou .
TSG Hoffenheim made 5 changes: Robert Skov for Kevin Akpoguma (29′), Kevin Vogt for Munas Dabbur (46′), Angelo Stiller for Muhammed Damar (76′), Sebastian Rudy for Kasper Dolberg (82′) and Ihlas Bebou for Tom Bischof (83′).
Top player: Andrej Kramarić
Probably the most impressive player in TSG Hoffenheim was Andrej Kramarić.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 31 passes (87% accurate) and 2 key passes. He performed 3 crosses.
VfB Stuttgart: Formation and Lineups
VfB Stuttgart started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Regarding the opposition, Bruno Labbadia played with: Florian Müller , Waldemar Anton , Konstantinos Mavropanos , Hiroki Ito , Nikolas Nartey , Naouirou Ahamada , Atakan Karazor , Wataru Endo , Silas Katompa Mvumpa , Serhou Guirassy and Tiago Tomás .
VfB Stuttgart made 3 changes: Tiago Tomás for Chris Führich (34′), Silas for Juan José Perea (59′) and Serhou Guirassy for Josha Vagnoman (85′).
Top player: Wataru Endo
The player who no doubt impressed VfB Stuttgart the most was Wataru Endo.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 43 passes (76% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 8 duels out of 14.
Results of the day
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