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Stuttgart will be hosting visiting rivals Borussia Dortmund at Mercedes-Benz Arena in the Bundesliga 1 game on Saturday.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Stuttgart v Borussia Dortmund can be seen below - plus the latest betting odds.
Stuttgart, buoyed by their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after a 1-0 Bundesliga 1 triumph against Werder Bremen.
In that match, Stuttgart had 60% possession and 14 attempts on goal with 3 on target. For their opponents, SV Werder Bremen had 10 shots on goal with 2 of them on target. Ludwig Augustinsson (81' Own goal) scored for Werder Bremen.
In their last six games, Pellegrino Matarazzo's Stuttgart have celebrated scoring a combined total of 10 times giving them an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.67.
Heading into this contest, Stuttgart are undefeated in their previous 6 league matches at home.
After being beaten in their last game against Manchester City in Champions League competition, Borussia Dortmund and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that game, Borussia Dortmund had 39% possession and 7 attempts on goal with 3 on target. The only player to score for Borussia Dortmund was Marco Reus (84'). Manchester City got 11 attempts on goal with 5 of them on target. Kevin De Bruyne (19') and Phil Foden (90') scored for Manchester City.
Showing their bias toward high-scoring matches, we’ve had goals 22 times in the previous 6 matches in which Borussia Dortmund have sent out their troops, giving an average of 3.67 goals each meeting. Their opponents have managed 12 of those goals.
Coming into this meeting, Borussia Dortmund haven’t won away from home in the past 2 league games.
Head to head
An examination of their most recent head-to-head meetings going back to 23/04/2016 shows that Stuttgart have won 2 of them and Borussia Dortmund 4, with the tally of drawn results being 0.
Loads of goals were seen in those games, too - 23 overall which averages out at 3.83 goals per meeting.
The previous league match between these sides was Bundesliga 1 match day 11 on 12/12/2020 which ended up with the score at Borussia Dortmund 1-5 Stuttgart.
That day, Borussia Dortmund managed 71% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 4 of them on target. Their only player to score was Giovanni Reyna (39').
On the other side, Stuttgart got 18 shots at goal with 10 on target. Silas Wamangituka (26', 52'), Philipp Förster (60'), Tanguy Coulibaly (63') and Nicólas González (91') scored.
The match was refereed by Christian Dingert.
Team News: Stuttgart
Lilian Egloff (Ankle fracture), Orel Mangala (Torn Muscle Fibre), Nicolás González (Torn Muscle Fibre), Clinton Mola (Fitness), Hamadi Al Ghaddioui (Ruptured syndesmotic ligament) and Silas Wamangituka (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are not available for Stuttgart manager Pellegrino Matarazzo.
Team News: Borussia Dortmund
Dortmund boss Edin Terzić has a number of players out of action. Jadon Sancho (Torn muscle bundle), Marcel Schmelzer (Knee Surgery), Youssoufa Moukoko (Ligament Injury), Axel Witsel (Achilles tendon rupture) and Dan-Axel Zagadou (Knee Surgery) are not ready for selection.
Our feeling is that Stuttgart will surely be able to breach the defence of this Borussia Dortmund outfit, but a single goal probably shouldn’t be enough to prevent defeat.
We therefore reckon that it will be both teams to score in a 1-2 victory for Borussia Dortmund at the end of this one. Expecting it to be very competitive.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Mercedes-Benz Arena (60,449)
Captain: Gonzalo Castro
Chairman: Claus Vogt
Manager: Pellegrino Matarazzo
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 8
⭐ Key Man: Nicólas González
Regularly used in the Striker position, Nicólas González was born in Argentina. After having made a senior debut playing for Argentinos Juniors in the 2017 - 2018 season, the skilful Forward has netted 6 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 15 appearances.