VfB Stuttgart is a team with the tradition of German football, they are familiar names of the Bundesliga. They also often attend the European tournaments, but unfortunately, last season was really a disaster for the team. Tireless efforts have pushed VfB Stuttgart into playing a play-off match with Union due to them being part of the relegation threatened teams. But then after 2 matches with Union Berlin, Stuttgart couldn't strive hard to earn a place in the Bundesliga next season with a 2-2 and 0-0 draw results, which sees Union Berlin won in an away goal rules.
Down playing in the 2nd level, VfB Stuttgart will definitely be setting a goal to return to the Bundesliga. To get that, the team has actively prepared for the new season. New names have been added and some players having had to leave. Along with that, the team actively played friendly matches, in the last 5 matches VfB Stuttgart won 4, and lost 1. Therefore Coach Walter and his players are fully ready for their first match in the 2. Bundesliga.
VfB Stuttgart's opponent also came from the Bundesliga. Hannover 96 only got 21 points after 34 matches last season. A bad result made them relegated to the lower division last season. Therefore, Hannover 96 are also eager to return to the highest playing field in Germany next season. The visitors also have many friendly matches ahead of the new season. The result they achieved is 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 defeat.
- Both Teams Score @ Odd 1.76