SC Freiburg is all set to visit VfB Stuttgart this weekend, the 20th of August. The match will be played at the Mercedes – Benz Arena, which is the home ground of VfB Stuttgart. SC Freiburg will be looking forward to ensuring a position at the top 6 while the hosts will try their best to improve their position and climb up the ladder to the safe zone.
VfB Stuttgart Vs SC Freiburg Betting Tips
When VfB Stuttgart is playing at home, 1-0 victories over SC Freiburg are the most frequent outcome of games. This outcome has come about in 4 games. In games between VfB Stuttgart and SC Freiburg, 1-0 is the most frequent outcome.
VfB Stuttgart has won 15 times, four draws and SC Freiburg has won 4 times in the last 23 matches, with VfB Stuttgart playing at home. VfB Stuttgart is up 48–27 in goal differential. The last 47 meetings have resulted in 25 victories for VfB Stuttgart, six draws, and 16 victories for SC Freiburg. VfB Stuttgart is ahead 83-66 in goals scored.
Last season, SC Freiburg defeated VfB Stuttgart in two games, winning both (2-0 at home and 3-2 away). In their last nine contests, VfB Stuttgart is winless. In their last six home games, VfB Stuttgart hasn’t suffered a loss. Three games in a row are victories for SC Freiburg away from home.
In their last three encounters with SC Freiburg, VfB Stuttgart hasn’t come out on top. In nine straight games, VfB Stuttgart has at least one goal. SC Freiburg has won six straight games while scoring at least one goal. In 17% of their games, VfB Stuttgart won the first half. SC Freiburg wins 48% of halftimes, while VfB Stuttgart wins 17%. SC Freiburg won their most recent encounter.
The first half of matches between VfB Stuttgart and SC Freiburg typically feature 2.2 goals. In the Bundesliga, neither side has won its most recent game. When playing at home, VfB Stuttgart scored 1.62 goals, and when playing away, SC Freiburg scored 2.04 goals (on average). VfB Stuttgart performs better than SC Freiburg in the Bundesliga. In the previous five games, SC Freiburg has performed better than VfB Stuttgart.
Prediction: The match will result in a draw of 1 – 1
VfB Stuttgart vs SC Freiburg
Date and Time: 20 Aug 2022, 13:30 UTC
Venue: Mercedes Benz Arena, Stuttgart, Germany
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Pellegrino Matarazzo will be heartened by Stuttgart’s opening-day draw against RB Leipzig after the team narrowly survived the dreaded relegation playoff last year due to goal differential. Although the club’s expansion of the Mercedes-Benz Arena has left one end of Die Roten’s stadium looking like a construction site, it did them no harm last weekend when they held the DFB-Pokal champions to a 1-1 draw.
When the visitors took the lead in the opening eight minutes thanks to a ruthless shot across goal and into the bottom corner from Christopher Nkunku, the outcome did not appear likely. However, Naouirou Ahamada showed maturity and skill beyond his years to tie the game with a deft long-range strike.
After the half, goalkeeper Florian Muller was in brilliant form, stopping Nkunku from close range before saving Willi Orban’s thunderous header with his best effort saved for last. Freiburg’s sixth-place performance in the previous campaign was their best since 2012–13, ironically Christian Streich’s first full season as the club’s head coach after serving in that capacity since December 2011.
Streich is just six days short of surpassing Diego Simeone at Atletico Madrid in terms of length of tenure as a club’s head coach in one of the top five leagues in Europe. Even so, the 57-year-old is doing a great job, as seen by his team’s lack of displays of disappointment following last weekend’s 4-0 home victory over Augsburg and May’s agonizing penalty shootout loss to RB Leipzig in the DFB-Pokal final.
After a scoreless first half, new acquisition Michael Gregoritsch scored on his debut against his previous team 16 seconds into the second half. Given his height and presence in the opponent’s penalty area, the 28-year-old could become an invaluable free transfer for Freiburg. Vincenzo Grifo demonstrated his free-kick prowess by getting the ball over Augsburg goalkeeper Rafal Gikiewicz into the far top corner of the net to double his side’s lead.
With so many new signings making an immediate effect, Freiburg’s opening few games of the season scarcely could have gone much better.
VfB Stuttgart vs SC Freiburg Team News
- VfB Stuttgart
Tanguy Coulibaly, a crucial winger for Stuttgart, is still sidelined with a toe injury. Without any significant alterations from Matarazzo following a successful performance against Leipzig, the line will be led by Kalajdzic, who has been linked to Manchester United.
Borna Sosa is still uncertain as he works to improve his match fitness, and it’s also doubtful that he’ll travel with Florian Schock, Thomas Kastanaras, and Nikolas Nartey.
- SC Freiburg
Streich is doubtful to make any adjustments to the starting lineup that defeated Augsburg with great ease after such a solid opening-day performance. Injuries have forced the withdrawal of Lucas Holer, Kevin Schade, and Kimberly Ezekwem, while a thigh issue has Lukas Kubler in doubt.
VfB Stuttgart vs SC Freiburg Head-to-Head Stats
Teams Freiburg and VfB Stuttgart have currently faced – off in 37 contests. Freiburg won 10 matches, while Stuttgart won 22 straight matches. Five games were drawn. In straight matches, both clubs scored 3.11 goals per game on average.
In the real season, VfB Stuttgart averaged 2.88 goals per game. Five (100.00%) of the home games had total goals (team and opponent) that exceeded 1.5. In 4 (80.00%) of the home games played during the 2022 season, there were more than 2.5 goals scored by both teams. In the 2022 season, Freiburg averaged 2.00 goals per game. In 4 (80.00%) of the away games, there were more than 1.5 goals for each team. Away team total goals (team and opponent) exceeded 2.5 in 4 (80.00%) games.
Last Five Games For VfB Stuttgart
⚽ Werder Bremen 2 – 2 VfB Stuttgart
VfB Stuttgart drew their last match against Werder Bremen at two goals for each side.
⚽ VfB Stuttgart 1 – 1 RB Leipzig
The match before that too was called a draw as both VfB Stuttgart, and RB Leipzig managed to score one goal each.
⚽ Dynamo Dresden 0 – 1 VfB Stuttgart
VfB Stuttgart bagged their third consecutive win against Dynamo Dresden as the full-time score came to 0 – 1 for Stuttgart.
⚽ VfB Stuttgart 5 – 2 Valencia
Against Valencia, VfB Stuttgart scored five goals while conceding the visitors to just two goals. The match was the second consecutive win for VfB Stuttgart.
⚽ VfB Stuttgart 2 – 1 Brentford
Against Brentford, Stuttgart scored two goals while Brentford scored only one. VfB Stuttgart was called the winner as the score at full-time came to 2 – 1.
Last Five Games For SC Freiburg
⚽ SC Freiburg 1 – 3 Borussia Dortmund
SC Freiburg lost their most recent match, which was against Borussia Dortmund. Dortmund scored thrice while the hosts, Freiburg, managed to score just once.
⚽ Augsburg 0 – 4 SC Freiburg
Before that, SC Freiburg visited Augsburg, where they scored four goals and rose victorious away from home. The full-time score was 4 – 0 for Freiburg.
⚽ Kaiserslautern 1 – 2 SC Freiburg
Against Kaiserslautern, SC Freiburg scored two goals and conceded only one goal, which led to their victory, with the final score being 1 – 2 for Freiburg.
⚽ Bahlinger SC 0 – 1 SC Freiburg
SC Freiburg bagged another victory as they won against Bahlinger SC by one goal.
⚽ SC Freiburg 1 – 0 Rennes
When Freiburg went against Rennes, they managed to be on the winning side as they scored one goal while Rennes scored none.
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