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Professionals, 19. May 2017

Match-facts VfB vs. FC Würzburger Kickers

In the final home tie of the campaign, on matchday 34, coach Hannes Wolf’s men play host to FC Würzburger Kickers. The game on Sunday at the Mercedes-Benz Arena will get underway at 15:30 CET. Here we’ve put together all the important pre-match facts and figures.

Record from the VfB viewpoint:

Total: 1 game, 0 wins, 0 draws, 1 defeat, 0:3 goal-difference

Home: No home games thus far

Away: 1 game, 0 wins, 0 draws, 1 defeat, 0:3 goal-difference

Familiar faces

Würzburger’s David Pisot previously laced up his boots for the Cannstatt Boys. Between 2003 and 2008, David Pisot went through VfB’s U19s and reserve team through to the Bundesliga side.

Unbeaten

Simon Terodde and Co. have won six of their eight home games in the latter half of the season – the remaining two games finished in draws.

The low-down

A win or even a draw would be enough for Hannes Wolf’s men to guarantee their promotion back to the Bundesliga.

Journey through time

On May 21st, 1977, exactly 40 year ago to the day this coming Sunday, the Wasenelf secured their only promotion to the Bundesliga to date.

Goal-getters

On 23 goals thus far, Simon Terodde can claim the top-scorer title in the '2. Bundesliga' for the second season in succession – a feat only previously achieved by Artur Wichniarek (2000/2001 and 2001/2002) and Angelo Vier (1996/1997 and 1997/1998). Second place in the scorer rankings is Hannover’s Martin Harnik (17 goals), who will miss out on the final game of the season through suspension.

Attendance record

With an average home attendance of over 50,000 spectators per game this season, VfB Stuttgart have set a new attendance record in the ‘2. Bundesliga’.