After the international break starts this week, the fourth round of the 2. Bundesliga. Early Friday evening opened this among others with the match between VfB Stuttgart and 1. FC Heidenheim. The Stuttgart celebrate on this day their 123-year anniversary and wish to confirm with a win their good start to the season. The venue is the Mercedes-Benz Arena.
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VfB Stuttgart is completed after three matchdays and with a result of two wins and one defeat on the third place. Your goal difference is 4: 3. The first home game this season they won 2: 1 against St. Pauli, a similar result is now to follow.
On the final day, two weeks ago, won the Schwaben 2: 1 in Sandhausen. After a 2: 0 Tab Registered saw everything after a comfortable win from, but the SV Sandhausen made 13 minutes from closing the first goal and then pressed for an equalizer. The VfB Stuttgart defended but good and brought the narrow lead over time. Newcomer Simon Terodde hit it first time, youngster Berkay Özcan shined with two assists. After the descent in the last season there was a great upheaval in Stuttgart. In addition to the Jos Luhukay the club engaged the player Grahl, Kaminski, Pavard, Hosogai, Sarpei, Grgic, Werner, rooms, Mane, Terodde and Asano.
The home game against 1.FC Heidenheim is the first meeting between the teams in the Bundesliga history. Here Jos Luhukay be without Baumgartl Ginczek, Hosogai and Ristl. Grosskreutz is after an injury before his comeback; Asano, Mane and Pavard are an option from the bench.
At the beginning of the season, the 1.FC Heidenheim in mid-table in 9th place place again. With a win, a draw and a defeat their balance is balanced. Your goal difference stands at 3:. 3 Before an audience of strangers there was for them last a 1: 1 dot pitch against Nuremberg.
A 1: 2 home defeat suffered last time out against Würzburger Kickers the association of Baden-Württemberg. After an early goal, they came in half 2 by the results of Marc Cackler back into the game. As both teams had already been set for a draw, beat Würzburg one minute before end of the game again and caused the defeat from the perspective of Heidenheim. In the last season they completed the league in 11th place in the table. They had an away score of 5/6/6. For the new season reinforced the association with Schnitzler, Hajtic, Becker, Rasner, Gnaase, Atanga, Thomalla, Verhoek and Kleindienst. With Robert Leipertz pulled her top scorer and assist provider in direction Ingolstadt.
For the game against VfB Stuttgart all players reported fit. Coach Frank Schmidt can thus send his best eleven on the pitch.