Stuttgart and Greuther Fürth meet in Mercedes-Benz-Arena, in a match for the 7 th round of the 2. Bundesliga. In the last 3 years there is only a record of 2 direct confrontations between these two teams: one at 18‑03-2017, which ended in a victory of the Greuther Fürth by (1‑0), and another more recent in 03-10-2016 , which ended in a victory for Stuttgart by (4-0). Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, since both teams have significantly different results at home and abroad.
After 4 wins and 2 draws, the home team is currently in 1st position, with 14 points won. In their last match, they won against Jahn Regensburg by (2‑3), after in the previous match they won by (2‑1) at home, in a match against Bochum. This is a team that curiously has been stronger as a visitor than in their home matches, since in the last 30 matches they have recorded 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses as a visitor; against 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in his stadium. In the last 10 games played at home for all competitions, Stuttgart won 6, drew 3 and lost 1.
For this competition, he does not lose 6 games ago. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 5 of the last 6 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 5 of the last 6 games for this competition. In their home matches there is a tendency for goals, since 15 of their last 21 matches have ended with Over 2.5 goals. In the last 14 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 6 of his 17 goals between the minutes (61′-75 ‘).
The main objective of Stuttgart is to return to the German elite at the end of the 2.Bundesliga. The campaign will not be easy, but it only depends on whether and what it will show in the field. The idea is to have regularity in the championship, to later be able to reap good results from the work done. Therefore, he wants to play against all the rivals showing his quality, because that way he can get positive results. For the current confrontation, his greatest desire is to leave the field with the three points and he knows that he can make it happen. In this match, Marcin Kaminski, Tanguy Coulibaly, Marc Oliver Kempf and Sasa Kalajdzic will be absent, for being in the medical department.
The visiting team is currently in 4th position, with 11 points won, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss. In the penultimate match, he tied out against Arminia Bielefeld by (2-2). In the last game, he won at home against Wehen Wiesbaden by (2‑1). This is a stronger team with the support of his fans, since in the last 30 games he has 3 wins, 5 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 17 goals scored and 25 suffered; against 5 wins, 6 draws and 4 losses in his stadium, with 13 goals scored and 16 suffered. In the last 10 games played as a visitor for all competitions, Greuther Fürth won 3, drew 3 and lost 4. His defense has not been very solid, since he suffered goals in 5 of the last 6 games, but his attack has marked regularly, as he scored goals in 5 of the last 6 games for this competition. In the last 5 home games for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: he scored 3 of his 6 goals between minutes (16′-30 ‘).
To make a good campaign, Greuther Fürth must show quality throughout the entire championship, because from the beginning that will make a difference. What we mean is that in each game you must have an evolution in the field, always focusing on better performance. The true intention of this is to find the path to good results and regularity, which is important for any team. This is precisely the reason why he wants to get a positive result and will fight for it with all his might during the ninety minutes. In this match, Marco Caligiuri, Marco Meyerhöfer, Sebastian Ernst, Robin Kehr and Daniel Steininger will be absent, for being in the medical department.