Another all-action fixture in Bundesliga as VfB Stuttgart welcome FSV Mainz 05

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Competition: Germany Bundesliga
Competition: Fri 26.November
Match begins: 19:30 (UTC)
Venue: Mercedes-Benz-Arena (60449 seats)

Match-goers at Mercedes-Benz-Arena haven’t witnessed many home wins this season, with VfB Stuttgart withering away in the 16th place. The opposing FSV Mainz 05 will try to guard their higher league place in this fixture.

Insights:
  • VfB Stuttgart have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • VfB Stuttgart have scored at least twice as many goals at home as FSV Mainz 05 have scored away.

Both teams have had a decent time to rest since their last exertion in an official match. Let's look for an in-your-face fixture!

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VfB Stuttgart form and stats

2-1-3 (win-draw-lost) are the Bundesliga numbers at home for VfB Stuttgart so far this season. Stuttgart has three losses from their three previous games and the tension is increasing in the dressing room for both the manager P. Matarazzo and the players.

Stuttgart are hoping to put things right at home after a defeat in their previous match, the score 1-2 away versus Borussia Dortmund. Midfielder Borna Sosa was the best player on the team with a rating of 7.84 (out of ten) in that game. Sosa hit three key passes and dribled past the opponent 2 of 2 times.

Prior to that, an away loss at Augsburg.

Stuttgart can score goals in their home matches. After 6 league matches they have found the net 12 times. Defensively it’s touch-and-go for the home team as 10 goals have been conceded.

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FSV Mainz 05 form and stats

As the visiting team in Bundesliga matches, FSV Mainz 05 have produced an overall stat of 2-0-3 so far.

Mainz played 1-1 against Köln in their previous match. Jonathan Burkardt, attacking player, was the top performer on the team in that game, scoring a match rating of 7.5. Burkardt scored one goal, hit two key passes and dribled past the opponent 2 of 3 times.

Ahead of that game was the 1-1 draw at home against Borussia M'gladbach.

Mainz have scored 5 goals on their travels this season, from 5 away games in the league. As opposed to that, Mainz have seen the ball go into their own net 7 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

As for the last ten games between these two teams, there's four Stuttgart victories, one draw and five FSV Mainz 05 wins. Over/under statistics; five of these games ended with three goals or more, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

FSV Mainz 05J. Burkardt
J. Burkardt
6 goals
VfB StuttgartM. Kempf
M. Kempf
3 goals
VfB StuttgartK. Mavropanos
K. Mavropanos
3 goals

VfB Stuttgart missing players

FSV Mainz 05 missing players

VfB Stuttgart FSV Mainz 05
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
12 6 1 Played P 2 5 12
2 2 1 Won W 1 2 5
4 1 0 Drew D 0 0 3
6 3 0 Lost L 1 3 4
16 12 3 Scored S 2 5 16
22 10 1 Conceded C 3 7 12
92% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 92%
83% 83% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 80% 75%
58% 67% 100% Over 2.5 O 2.5 50% 40% 42%
50% 67% 100% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 17%
25% 33% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 8%
75% 83% 100% BTTS BTTS 50% 40% 50%
8% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 20% 33%
25% 17% 0% Failed to Score F T 50% 40% 25%
 
4.7 6.2 9 Corners for (avg) C F 6.5 4.6 5.1
5 3.8 4 Corners against (avg) C A 4 4.8 4.8
2.3 1.2 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 3 2.8 2.2
2 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
12.8 15.8 15 Shots (avg) S ( 14.5 12 13.2
4.8 6.2 7 Shots on Target (avg) S O 1 2.8 4.3
28% 32% 43% Goal Efficiency G E 100% 36% 31%
 
16.2 11.3 13 Shots against (avg) S A 12.5 13 12.1
5.4 3.5 4 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4.5 4.4 3.4
Key stats in Bundesliga this season:
  • FSV Mainz 05 haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • VfB Stuttgart have failed to keep a clean sheet in all their home matches.
  • VfB Stuttgart have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • VfB Stuttgart have scored at least twice as many goals at home as FSV Mainz 05 have scored away.
  • VfB Stuttgart have won significantly more corners at home than away.
  • VfB Stuttgart haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Bayern München 12 9 1 2 41 13 6 5 0 1 22 5 6 4 1 1 19 8 28 28
2 Borussia Dortmund 12 9 0 3 30 18 7 7 0 0 21 9 5 2 0 3 9 9 12 27
3 Freiburg 12 6 4 2 18 11 6 3 2 1 10 6 6 3 2 1 8 5 7 22
4 Bayer 04 Leverkusen 12 6 3 3 25 17 6 3 0 3 10 11 6 3 3 0 15 6 8 21
5 Union Berlin 12 5 5 2 19 17 7 4 2 1 10 7 5 1 3 1 9 10 2 20
6 Wolfsburg 12 6 2 4 14 14 6 3 1 2 5 6 6 3 1 2 9 8 0 20
7 RB Leipzig 12 5 3 4 23 13 6 5 0 1 20 6 6 0 3 3 3 7 10 18
8 FSV Mainz 05 12 5 3 4 16 12 7 3 3 1 11 5 5 2 0 3 5 7 4 18
9 Borussia M'gladbach 12 5 3 4 17 14 6 4 2 0 12 4 6 1 1 4 5 10 3 18
10 Hoffenheim 12 5 2 5 21 17 6 4 1 1 14 5 6 1 1 4 7 12 4 17
11 Eintracht Frankfurt 12 3 6 3 14 16 5 0 4 1 4 5 7 3 2 2 10 11 -2 15
12 Köln 12 3 6 3 18 21 6 3 3 0 13 8 6 0 3 3 5 13 -3 15
13 Bochum 12 4 1 7 10 19 5 3 1 1 7 3 7 1 0 6 3 16 -9 13
14 Hertha BSC 12 4 1 7 12 26 5 2 1 2 6 6 7 2 0 5 6 20 -14 13
15 Augsburg 12 3 3 6 11 21 6 3 1 2 9 11 6 0 2 4 2 10 -10 12
16 VfB Stuttgart 12 2 4 6 16 22 6 2 1 3 12 10 6 0 3 3 4 12 -6 10
17 Arminia Bielefeld 12 1 6 5 9 18 7 0 4 3 5 12 5 1 2 2 4 6 -9 9
18 Greuther Furth 12 0 1 11 8 33 5 0 1 4 3 9 7 0 0 7 5 24 -25 1

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