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 1-1 (40′) with a penalty. VfB Stuttgart couldn’t win even though he was superior in terms of holding the 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. The referee was Felix Brych with the support of Mark Borsch and Stefan Lupp. The 4th official was Benjamin Brand. The weather was mist. The temperature was freezing around -0.8 degrees Celsius or 30.51 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 87%.
VfB Stuttgart was in firm control of the ball 56% while FSV Mainz 05 was struggling with a 44% ball possession.
VfB Stuttgart was more aggressive with 40 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 5 were on target. However, this did not suffice for VfB Stuttgart to win the match.
VfB Stuttgart shot 16 times, 5 on target, 11 off target. Talking about the opposition, FSV Mainz 05 shot 14 times, 3 on target, 11 off target.
VfB Stuttgart received 1 yellow card (Silas). Regarding the opposition, FSV Mainz 05 received 3 yellow cards (Dominik Kohr, Leandro Barreiro and Angelo Fulgini).
After playing this match, VfB Stuttgart will have 14 points like Hertha BSC to stay in the 16th place. On the other side, FSV Mainz 05 will have 19 points to stay in the 10th place.
Marcus Ingvartsen (Penalty)
FSV Mainz 05 will host Borussia Dortmund on the 25th of January with a 18-5 head to head statistic in favor of Borussia Dortmund (7 draws).
VfB Stuttgart: Formation and Lineups
VfB Stuttgart started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
The manager Bruno Labbadia chose 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 .
VfB Stuttgart made 3 changes: Tiago Tomás for Chris Führich (77′), Nikolas Nartey for Josha Vagnoman (77′) and Silas for Thomas Kastanaras (89′).
Top player: Konstantinos Mavropanos
The player who no doubt impressed VfB Stuttgart the most 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 and Lineups
FSV Mainz 05 started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
Talking about the opposition, 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 .
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′).
Top player: Dominik Kohr
The player who no doubt impressed FSV Mainz 05 the most was Dominik Kohr.
His rating iswith 53 passes (83% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 12.
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