In this week 14 match on the 5th of December, Stuttgart plays host to Hertha BSC in a Bundesliga match. In their last match, Stuttgart recorded a 1-2 loss against Borussia Dortmund. Donyell Malen struck first for Borussia Dortmund in the 56th minute, but Massimo got the equalizer for Stuttgart in the 63rd minute. They’re hoping to improve on their recent performance, having earned only 7 points in their last 10 matches, while in Hertha BSC’s last match they recorded a 0-2 loss against Union Berlin. Taiwo Awoniyi scored the first goal for Union Berlin in the 8th minute, then Christopher Trimmel added another in the 30th minute In the end, Hertha BSC was frustrated by Union Berlin’s defence and couldn’t put any tallies on the board. Union Berlin ended the match with the shutout victory. Hertha BSC is looking for direction having 4 win and 5 losses in their last 10 matches.
These two teams have not yet played each other this season. Last season Stuttgart won the head to head battle with 1 win and 1 draw.
Both Marco Richter and Stevan Jovetić have been the hottest scorers for Hertha BSC in the last 5 each having scored 2 goals each. Stuttgart hasn’t been successful in netting any goals lately. Their top scorers in the last 5 matches are Wahidullah Faghir and Chris Führich, and they each have 1 goal
Pellegrino Matarazzo’s Stuttgart squad will be without Konstantinos Mavropanos, Erik Thommy, Omar Marmoush, Chris Führich, Enzo Millot, Silla Wamangituka, Sasa Kalajdzic and Naouirou Ahamada, while Pál Dárdai’s squad will be without Stevan Jovetić, Vladimír Darida, Dedryk Boyata and Lukas Klünter.