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Bundesliga, 5. February 2023
Frank Willenborg (Osnabrück) 47700
Ballbesitz in %


1 TO
Florian Müller
2 VE
Waldemar Anton
5 VE
Konstantinos Mavropanos
16 VE
Atakan Karazor
21 VE
Hiroki Ito
3 MF
Wataru Endo
17 MF
Genki Haraguchi
22 MF
Chris Führich
28 MF
Nikolas Nartey
9 ST
Serhou Guirassy
11 ST
Juan José Perea


33 TO
Fabian Bredlow
4 VE
Josha Vagnoman
15 VE
Pascal Stenzel
23 VE
Dan-Axel Zagadou
24 VE
Borna Sosa
25 MF
Lilian Egloff
31 MF
Gil Bastião Dias
20 ST
Luca Pfeiffer
39 ST
Thomas Kastanaras


Bruno Labbadia


1 TO
Jirí Pavlenka
3 VE
Anthony Jung
4 VE
Niklas Stark
5 VE
Amos Pieper
32 VE
Marco Friedl
36 VE
Christian Groß
6 MF
Jens Stage
10 MF
Leonardo Bittencourt
22 MF
Niklas Schmidt
7 ST
Marvin Ducksch
11 ST
Niclas Füllkrug


30 TO
Michael Zetterer
13 VE
Milos Veljkovic
26 VE
Lee Buchanan
39 VE
Fabio Chiarodia
19 MF
Dikeni-Rafid Salifou
28 MF
Ilia Gruev
33 MF
Tom Kaspar Berger
21 ST
Eren Dinkçi


Ole Werner


66 Stage 59'
1111 Füllkrug 77 Ducksch 77'
59. Min 6Stage
77. Min 7Ducksch 11Füllkrug


25' 99 Guirassy 2020 Pfeiffer
46' 1111 Perea 3131 Bastião Dias
70' 2222 Führich 3939 Kastanaras
2828 Gruev 2222 Schmidt 70'
71' 2828 Nartey 2424 Sosa
2121 Dinkçi 77 Ducksch 79'
1313 Veljkovic 55 Pieper 79'
2626 Buchanan 33 Jung 90 + 4'
1919 Salifou 66 Stage 90 + 4'
9Guirassy 20Pfeiffer 25. Min
11Perea 31Bastião Dias 46. Min
22Führich 39Kastanaras 70. Min
70. Min 22Schmidt 28Gruev
28Nartey 24Sosa 71. Min
79. Min 7Ducksch 21Dinkçi
79. Min 5Pieper 13Veljkovic
90 + 4. Min 3Jung 26Buchanan
90 + 4. Min 6Stage 19Salifou


13' 2 Anton
22 Schmidt 38'
40' 28 Nartey
5 Pieper 65'
32 Friedl 69'
10 Bittencourt 75'
6 Stage 90 + 4'
2Anton 13. Min
38. Min 22Schmidt
28Nartey 40. Min
65. Min 5Pieper
69. Min 32Friedl
75. Min 10Bittencourt
90 + 4. Min 6Stage

Home defeat against Werder Bremen

VfB Stuttgart slipped to a 2-0 reverse against Bremen on Matchday 19.

Plenty of chances, no goals

VfB began the game boldly and created a number of scoring opportunities in the opening period, with Serhou Guirassy (3') and Chris Führich (6') both going close. The latter, who was particularly lively, had another opening five minutes later when he cut inside from the left, only for his shot to be well saved by Jiri Pavlenka.
The guests weathered that early storm, however, and subsequently grew into the game – Leonardo Bittencourt seeing his low drive well saved by Florian Müller (15'). Guirassy was taken off with an injury and as a result VfB's tempo dropped, allowing Bremen to assert their control over proceedings. Niclas Füllkrug had the ball in the net with a header (35') but it was disallowed for a shove on Hiroki Ito, while shortly before the interval both Marvin Ducksch (42') and Führich (45'+2) went close to breaking the deadlock.

Clinical visitors

The second half began in a cagier fashion, possession of the ball frequently switching between the teams until Bremen took the lead out of the blue. The VfB midfield lost two duels in quick succession following a long punt forward from Pavlenka, the ball eventually bouncing off Konstantinos Mavropanos and into the path of Jens Stage, who smashed the ball high into the net from the edge of the area (59').

VfB enjoyed a period of superiority after that, albeit without creating any real danger in the final third. Instead, it was Werder who struck again following another long ball from Pavlenka. This time Ducksch curled the ball over Müller from the left-hand corner of the box (77') to seal a 2-0 victory for the away side.


59' minute (0-1): Mavropanos inadvertently plays the ball into the feet of Stage, who rifles the ball into the top-left corner.

77' minute (0-2): Ducksch takes aim from around 20 metres out, curling the ball over Müller and into the net.


VfB head coach Bruno Labbadia: "We're disappointed. We started the game really well and made Werder do the running, but you could see that we lacked precision in the final third. After Waldemar Anton's yellow card and Serhou Guirassy’s injury, you could sense a change in the game. We fell behind from two great strikes, but we weren't able to make the most of our chances up front. We couldn't change the course of the match after that. It's a disappointing home defeat for us. Now it's important to stay calm, to analyse the mistakes and to build the team up again."

19. Spieltag: VfB - Werder Bremen