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A very valuable point scored by VfB Stuttgart aftera 1:1 draw with TSG 1899 Hoffenheim! This result can help a lot in the fight to secure the place in German Bundesliga.
In this game, VfB proved how important in football the consistency in the game is. In a game against TSG 1899 Hoffenheinm, the team led by coach Markus Weinzierl had 2 accurate shots on the opponent’s goal. One of these shots was turned into a goal: in the 66th minute, Steven Zuber equalized the score. It was a shot worth a point, as VfB didn’t allow TSG 1899 to score again.
In the first half, the team from Hoffenheim took control over the game just before the break. In the 42nd minute, Andrej Kramarić opened the score and gave the lead to his team. This Croatian striker is among the Bundesliga top scorers, and in the game against VfB, he proved his quality once again this season.
During this game, TSG 1899 had a significant advantage. It had 21 shots on goal (with 8 of them accurate), had the ball for 61% time of the game, and was passing the ball with accuracy reaching 81%. These numbers are solid, and also show how strong TSG 1899 was in this game. Despite this advantage of the opponent, VfB played its own game. Players from Stuttgart made up the loss from the first half, withstood the pressure, were very effective and took their chance. It all paid off with a precious point made by a 1:1 draw against a strong opponent.
Now VfB Stuttgart is still on the 16th place in the Bundesliga table but increased its advantage over Hannover 96 to six points. If the league has ended today, VfB Stuttgart would play in the playoff round with the team from the 3rd place in 2. Bundesliga. And it means that the fight to stay in the top league might be finished with a success.
VfB Stuttgart – TSG 1899 Hoffenheim 1:1 (0:1)
Goals: Zuber (66.) – Kramarić (42.).