In the 11th round, Stuttgart had a comeback against Borussia Dortmund with a score of 2-1 to continue to maintain 3rd place on the Bundesliga rankings.
After the first 10 minutes of the match, the score should have been opened when Stuttgart striker Chris Fuhrich faced goalkeeper Gregor Kobel on the penalty spot but he could not subdue the Dortmund goalkeeper. After that, Dortmund suddenly took the lead thanks to striker Niclas Fullkrug, but the home team quickly brought the match back to balance thanks to a goal from Deniz Undav, a striker on loan from Brighton.
After the break, the two teams played slowly, but Dortmund continued to make mistakes, leading to the second penalty of the match and substitute Serhou Guirassy helped Stuttgart take the lead in the 83rd minute, ending hopes of having a goal. Dortmund score.
Here are 3 things learned after the match between Stuttgart and Dortmund.
Stuttgart is the true dark horse of this season
After successfully escaping the play-off match against Harmburg at the end of last season, Stuttgart entered the new season continuing with the goal of staying in the Bundesliga. However, what Coach Sebastian Hoeness’s team did surprised many people with an excellent performance at the beginning of the season.
It’s too early to say what miracles Stuttgart can do this season, but with their current stable performance, a ticket to the European Cup is entirely possible for their passionate fans.
Serhou Guirassy’s impressive scoring performance
14 goals in just 8 matches, an impressive scoring performance that helped Stuttgart go from a relegation candidate to a team competing for a ticket to next year’s European Cup.
Previously, many fans were concerned when Guirassy suffered a thigh injury in the match against Union Berlin at the end of October, leading to two consecutive losses afterward. But when he came off the bench in the match against Dortmund, the French player confidently scored a successful penalty that not only helped him increase his goal tally to 15 goals but also helped Stuttgart continue to challenge for the tournament. highest tournament in Germany this year.
Dortmund is lost in the Bundesliga
Although the 2023/2024 Bundesliga season has only gone through 11 rounds, Bayern Munich and Bayer Leverkusen have shown incredible stability in the championship race.
Last Saturday, Dortmund lost a crushing defeat to the Gray Tigers in the German derby and this week, they continued to lose to one of their top 4 opponents, Stuttgart. This shows that coach Edin Terzic’s team has completely lost direction in this year’s Bundesliga race.
Currently, Dortmund is 8 points behind Bayern on the Bundesliga rankings. If they cannot regain their form and continue to lose points in matches with Leverkusen or Leipzig, coach Terzic’s team may give up their goal of competing. championship after the end of the first leg of the season.
Tuan Tu | 13:48 November 12, 2023