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VfB Stuttgart – Greuther Fürth 5: 1: VfB gives a furious lesson to overwhelmed newcomers



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The Bundesliga return has messed up promoted SpVgg Greuther Fürth, at 1: 5 in Stuttgart there was a lesson.

The Fürth heroes of the ascent thanked the fans who had traveled with them, while the Stuttgart team jumped and cheered the excellent start of the season together with their fans. SpVgg Greuther Fürth received a lesson at VfB Stuttgart after 3010 days when they returned to the Bundesliga and lost a well-deserved 1: 5 (0: 2).

“We have to let that sink in first. We are now in the Bundesliga, there are moments that decide. That will be punished coldly, that is something different in the second division,” said Paul Seguin after the game on Sky: ” Now we just got a clap, but we analyze that and then it goes on. ” VfB sporting director Sven Mislintat, on the other hand, was pleased with the “very important points”, it “was fun”.

The outstanding VfB captain Wataru Endo (30th), Philipp Klement (36th), Marc Oliver Kempf (55th / 76th) and Hamadi Al Ghaddioui (61st) scored for coach Pellegrino Matarazzo’s team. The goal from Fürth was scored by Jamie Leweling (90 + 3).

Stuttgart jewel Sankoh seriously injured: “suffered shock”

However, the Stuttgart success was overshadowed by the growing staff worries. The recently substituted Mohamed Sankoh was injured after a collision with the Fürth keeper Sascha Burchert carried off the field. “We were in shock, the injury is as bad as it looked,” said Mislintat. Even before the game, Matarazzo had to do without the coronavirus striker Sasa Kalajdzic.

The guests played courageously with the previous year’s climber in the initial phase, especially captain Branimir Hrgota repeatedly caused danger. Cheered on by the 18,109 loud spectators in Stuttgart, VfB also quickly found its way into the game. A goal by Mateo Klimowicz (6th) was rightly denied because of offside.

The people of Fürth, supported by around 600 supporters who had traveled with them, actually drove to Stuttgart with a good feeling. VfB achieved their last Bundesliga win on May 4, 2013 (2: 0), and in the last duel against the Swabians one and a half years ago they also scored three points (2: 0).

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But Endo, the new VfB captain after the departure of Gonzalo Castro, dampened the Franks’ hopes for success. With a nice lob over Fürth’s goalkeeper Burchert, the Olympic fourth from Japan took a well-deserved lead. Shortly afterwards, Joker Klement increased with a powerful shot into the far corner after a fantastic outside instep pass from the strong Klimowicz.

After the break, the Matarazzo-Elf controlled the action and quickly made the decision. Especially in the header game, the hosts had great advantages over the shamrock.

VfB Stuttgart – Greuther Fürth: The voices

Sven Mislintat (Sports Director VfB Stuttgart): “Unfortunately, the injury looks very bad. The entire ligament apparatus is broken, we are assuming an injury of six months. The game was fun from a sporting point of view. The first time in front of an audience in a very long time. That was certain against the promoted team not an obligatory win for us. The three points and this good start are very important for us. “

Marc-Oliver Kempf (VfB Stuttgart): “If the Sasa (Kalajdzic, the editor) is not there, someone else has to nod off Borna’s things. Of course I’m happy that I was successful twice today. It’s nice how we played today. The solidarity in the group is very good, that makes it easier for all of us. “

Pellegrino Matarazzo (Coach VfB Stuttgart): “We saw a very good performance from our team. It was a very good performance and the win was well deserved. You could see that the team works as a group. Of course, Mo Sankoh’s injury tarnishes them a bit Mood. We hope the boy gets back on his feet quickly. It will take about six months. “

Stefan Leitl (Coach SpVgg Greuther Fürth): “All in all we are of course disappointed that we lost 5-1 today. If you look at the game, the first 25 to 30 minutes were okay. It was clear to us that we would get a few moments in this game . You have to take advantage of these moments at this level, unfortunately we didn’t. Overall, certainly disappointing. We just have to defend these set pieces better. We would certainly have imagined the start differently.

VfB Stuttgart – Greuther Fürth: The lineups

VfB Stuttgart: Müller – Mavropanos, Anton, Kempf – Massimo, Endo, Karazor (9th Klement), Sosa – Förster, Al Ghaddioui (65th Sankoh, 69th Thommy), Klimowicz (65th Didavi).

SpVgg Greuther Fürth: Burchert – Jung, Bauer, Hoogma – Meyerhöfer, Seufert (58th Sarpei), Seguin, Green (70th Fein), Itter – Nielsen (59th Abiama), Hrgota (70th Leweling).

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