Bundesliga: VfB Stuttgart clutches a draw versus VfL Wolfsburg

STUTTGART. VfB Stuttgart was able to snatch a late draw against VfL Wolfsburg with a late goal from C. Fuhrich.


STUTTGART. VfB Stuttgart found a way to capture a draw against VfL Wolfsburg with a late goal from C. Fuhrich scored in the (89′) after VfL Wolfsburg got a lead with a goal from J. Brooks (13′). VfB Stuttgart couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the ball possession (57%)

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 Sven Jablonski who was helped by Norbert Grudzinski and Guido Kleve. The 4th official was Matthias Jöllenbeck. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11.4 degrees Celsius or 52.5 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 83%.​

Match Statistics

VfB Stuttgart was in firm control of the ball 57% while VfL Wolfsburg was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

VfB Stuttgart was more aggressive with 63 dangerous attacks and 19 shots of which 5 were on target. However, this did not suffice for VfB Stuttgart to win the match​.

VfB Stuttgart shot 19 times, 5 on target, 14 off target. On the other side, VfL Wolfsburg shot 15 times, 5 on target, 10 off target.


VfB Stuttgart received 3 yellow cards (B. Sosa, W. Endo and A. Karazor). On the other side, VfL Wolfsburg received 2 yellow cards (X. Schlager and L. Nmecha).

After this encounter, VfB Stuttgart will have 28 points to stay in the 16th place. On the opposite side, VfL Wolfsburg will have 37 points to stay in the 12th place.

Match Events

  • 13'

    J. Brooks

  • 22'

    B. Sosa

  • 34'

    W. Endo

  • 55'

    A. Karazor

  • 57'

    C. Fuhrich

    E. Thommy

  • 57'

    P. Forster

    O. Marmoush

  • 61'

    X. Schlager

  • 66'

    L. Nmecha

  • 72'

    A. Vranckx

    Y. Gerhardt

  • 73'

    F. Nmecha

    L. Nmecha

  • 80'

    M. van de Ven

    J. Roussillon

  • 84'

    E. Millot

    A. Karazor

  • 89'

    C. Fuhrich

  • 90'

    M. Philipp

    M. Kruse

Next match

In the upcoming Bundesliga match, VfB Stuttgart will play away with FC Bayern München on the 8th of May with a 22-4 head to head in favor of FC Bayern München (3 draws).

VfL Wolfsburg will play away against FC Köln on the 7th of May with a 9-6 head to head in favor of VfL Wolfsburg (8 draws).

VfB Stuttgart: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Pellegrino Matarazzo chose to play with the following team: Florian Müller (7.2), Konstantinos Mavropanos (7.0), Waldemar Anton (6.8), Hiroki Ito (6.9), Erik Thommy (6.8), Wataru Endo (6.8), Atakan Karazor (6.7), Borna Sosa (6.9), Tiago Tomás (6.8), Saša Kalajdžić (6.7) and Omar Marmoush (6.7).


VfB Stuttgart made 3 changes: E. Thommy for C. Fuhrich (57′), O. Marmoush for P. Forster (57′) and A. Karazor for E. Millot (84′).

Best player: Florian Müller

The player that probably impressed the most for VfB Stuttgart was the goalkeeper: Florian Müller. His rating is 7.24. He performed 4 saves.

VfL Wolfsburg: Formation and Lineups

VfL Wolfsburg started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Florian Kohfeldt played with: Koen Casteels (6.8), Ridle Baku (6.9), Maxence Lacroix (6.8), John Brooks (7.3), Jérôme Roussillon (6.9), Xaver Schlager (6.8), Maximilian Arnold (7.8), Yannick Gerhardt (7.8), Jonas Wind (7.1), Lukas Nmecha (5.9) and Max Kruse (6.7).


VfL Wolfsburg made 4 changes: Y. Gerhardt for A. Vranckx (72′), L. Nmecha for F. Nmecha (73′), J. Roussillon for M. van de Ven (80′) and M. Kruse for M. Philipp (90′).

Top player: Maximilian Arnold

Probably the most impressive player in VfL Wolfsburg was Maximilian Arnold.

His rating is (7.8) with 35 passes (88% accurate) and 4 key passes. He was won 2 duels out of 5. He performed 9 crosses.

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