VfB Stuttgart is on the rise, most recently they won with a runaway victory against BVB. Now the Swabian Union received Berlin. Despite a good performance, however, it was not enough to win.
Last weekend in the Bundesliga, VfB Stuttgart caused a big surprise when they beat the top team from Dortmund 5-1. On Tuesday, Union Berlin visited the Swabians and shortly before time, VfB equalized a 2-0 deficit in an exciting game.
In addition, Hertha met BSC, the other capital club, Mainz 05. Both games at a glance.
VfB Stuttgart v Union Berlin 2: 2 (0: 1)
Things didn’t go well for VfB from the start. Less than five minutes had been played when Marvin Friedrich scored 1-0 (4th) for the Iron. After that, the people from Stuttgart visibly tried to keep things tidy, but the guests continued to dominate.
Even shortly before half-time, Stuttgart did not find a solution, radiated too little target danger. The Unioners also showed that, who almost scored the next goal in return. The Berlin winger Sheraldo Becker, however, shot over sixteen meters from 15 meters.
Stuttgart woke up shortly after the break. Nicolás González hit the bar and just missed the net (47th). In the course of the second half, VfB showed increasing target danger. But the goal was not scored by Stuttgart, but Union made it 2-0 (77th) by Taiwo Awoniyi. For him it was the fourth goal of the Bundesliga.
Shortly before the end, VfB scored the 1: 2 (85th) via Sasa Kalajdzic. Shortly afterwards, Kalajdzic made the tying run to 2-2 (90th) and turned the game around shortly before time.
Hertha BSC v Mainz 05 0: 0 (0: 0)
The game between the capital club and the table seventeenth was largely at eye level. Hertha, however, failed to score a goal at home. The clubs shared the points after the final whistle.
Important: For the first time in a Bundesliga game since November 2015, no team has scored a single shot. Although the Berliners went unbeaten in the fourth game in a row at the Olympic Stadium, due to a poor performance they missed the first target announced by Labbadia for the short break.
“We played a good game and lost two points,” Krzysztof Piatek from Berlin told Sky. Niklas Stark added, “Mainz defended it well, you have to admit that.”