Bundesliga: An exciting duel between Stuttgart and Hoffenheim ends in a draw
In the confrontation between VfB Stuttgart and TSG Hoffenheim, which was exciting until the end, there were four goals and one strange elimination.
TSG Hoffenheim striker Andrej Kramaric spoiled the hoped-for liberation of VfB Stuttgart at TSG Hoffenheim with a brace (11/90 + 4th). Serho Gerasi (45 + 5) and Wataru Endo (77) scored 2-2 (1-1) for Swabian.
Hoffenheim scored the first goal with the first dangerous action: Angelino with a wonderful cross from the ankle, Kramaric finished with a wonderful shot from outside his right foot (11). Stuttgart tried again and again with interface passes to Guirassy. But Hoffenheim’s three-man streak (Pavel Kaderabek, Kevin Vogt and Stanley Nsuke) managed to disrupt the game time and time again. However, Hoffenheim’s counter-attacks repeatedly achieved nothing.
VfB Stuttgart with temptation compensation
It wasn’t until shortly before the break that Stuttgart really became dangerous: Sela’s shot from close range could only be saved by TSG goalkeeper Oliver Baumann. But Nawiru Ahmada’s follow-up shot went wide and Djerassi could not reach the ball with his tackle (45 + 1). A few minutes later, the Frenchman became dangerous again on a pass from Ahmada and scored his sixth goal of the season to make it 1-1 at the end of the first half. temptation.
The second half started again with dangerous work for Hoffenheim. But the shots of Monas Dabur and Ihlas Bebo were blocked and Kadabek’s subsequent cross was about half a centimeter higher for Christoph Baumgartner (51). On the Stuttgart side, Juan Jose Perea, who partnered with Silas, caused a lot of excitement in the Hoffenheim penalty area. But his passes often did not find the intended filter and then the Colombian came a little late to convert Chris Vohrich’s sharp cross (69′). Führich tried it himself two minutes later, but his shot was too central.
The end shoots VfB Stuttgart up front
In the final stage, Stuttgart grew strongly and rewarded themselves with the lead they deserved. Once again it was Perea who broke through the Hoffenheim penalty area with the ball. The ball reached Endo through Ahamada. The Japanese ball deliberately into the upper right corner of the goal (77). Then it got weird: As Ahamada, who had already been cautioned, was celebrating after the goal in the Stuttgart fan’s corner, he saw the yellow and red card from referee Florian Badstubner.
Hoffenheim used the majority of violent attacks on the Stuttgart goal. But the Stuttgart quartet withstood the pressure in tandem with good-humoured goalkeeper Florian Müller (a stunning 83rd-minute save against the stand-alone Dabur) – right up to injury time. Kramaric then skillfully kicked the ball from the edge of the penalty area into the Stuttgart goal for a happy equalizer.
Stuttgart plunges Hoffenheim into a crisis
After 2: 2, VfB Stuttgart jumped out of the relegation zone and now occupies 14th place with 16 points, and TSG Hoffenheim is only one place ahead with 16 points. For Kraichgauer’s team, it was their seventh straight winless game.
VfB Stuttgart plays at RB Leipzig on Friday evening (27.01.2023, 8:30pm). Hoffenheim will play Borussia Monchengladbach on Saturday (January 28, 2023, 3:30pm CEST).
TSG Hoffenheim – VfB Stuttgart 2: 2 (1: 1)
Hoffenheim: Baumann – Kaderabek, Vogt (46. Dabbur), Nsoki – Skov (28. Akpoguma), Rudy (82. Dolberg), Stiller (75. Damar), Angelino – Baumgartner, Kramaric – Bebou (82. Bischof)
Coach: breadth rider
Stuttgart: Florian Müller – Anton, Mavropanos, Eto’o, Narte – Karazor – Ahamada, Endo – Katoumba Mvumba (58. Berea), Jeraci (85. Vajnomann), Thomas (34. Führich)
Rule: Florian Badstubner (Nuremberg)
rip: 1: 0 Kramaric (11.), 1: 1 Guirassy (45. + 5), 1: 2 Endo (77.), 2: 2 Kramaric (90. + 4)