VFB Stuttgart vs. BVB: Descending injury Meeting on mood low

Floodlight – and for the first time for more than two years again full house in Stuttgart. The VfB opens against Borussia Dortmund on this Friday evening (20:30 clock) the sixth day of the season.

With a view to the number of goals of both clubs, the expected 60,000 spectators in the sold-out arena are allowed to adjust to a spectacle.

42 headcrafts, the BVB closed at the previous 28 matchdays – and as a table second. At the Stuttgarten it was even nine more. Nevertheless, the situation in the VfB, who wants to prevent the third descent in six years from the football Bundesliga, is currently quieter than the guests from the Ruhrpott.

Die Video-PK vor dem Dortmund-Spiel

The situation:

Stuttgart Pellegrinoy the season for BVB has run more or less. In the cup competitions was at an early stage. In the league there is hardly a chance of the championship, but also little danger of missing the qualification for the Champions League.

For the Dortmund, in the final spurt, above all, it is likely to bring back lost loan of the fans – especially after the recent 1: 4 swatter in the prestigdue with RB Leipzig. The VFB is still in acute reliance danger and is only one point before the relegation rank 16. Lastly, the Stuttgart showed an upward trend and brought eight meters from four games.

The staff:

At VFB, scorer Sasa Kalajdzic misses because of a re-corona infection and defense chief Waldemar Anton because of a yellow lock. The unrecorded left-back Borna Sosa is likely to restart after a short injury break. At Dortmund, no major changes compared to the previous week are expected.

The coaches:

“The disappointment was very big. It patters a lot on us. On Friday we have the chance to relativize a little far and to direct it in a different direction,” BVB coach Marco Rose said backwards on the pack against Leipzig. “I’m full of buck to stand at the sideline and deliver a good fight with the guys,” Stressed Stuttgart Pellegrino Matarazzo. “We know if we go to our performance limit, we are also able to annoy larger opponents.”