After five games without a win in the Bundesliga, VfB Stuttgart finally took three points again as they beat Hoffenheim 3-1 (1-0) at home.

VfB Stuttgart started the match best and took the lead early when Marc Kempf scored after 18 minutes, with an assist by Omar Marmoush, making it 0-1.

After that the game came to a long standstill. With 30 minutes on the clock, VfB Stuttgart’s Konstantinos Mavropanos netted and increased the lead.

Nine minutes left to play, VfB Stuttgart’s Roberto Massimo increased the lead as he found the net, with an assist by Tanguy Coulibaly.

Six minutes left to play, Hoffenheim’s Jacob Bruun Larsen reduced as he scored, with an assist by Kevin Vogt. Hoffenheim were unable to score any more goals. This brought the final score to 3-1.

VfB Stuttgart have 1 win, 2 draws and 2 losses with a 7–8 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Hoffenheim have 1 win, 1 draw and 3 losses and a 6–9 goal difference.

The last meeting between the teams ended in a 0-2 home win for VfB Stuttgart in March 2021.

VfB Stuttgart have scored 12 goals. They have scored 11 goals at home. They’ve conceded 13 goals in total.

Hoffenheim have scored 12 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 12 goals. They’ve conceded 11 goals in total.

VfB Stuttgart have opened the score in 0 of their 6 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 0 percent when scoring the first goal. Hoffenheim have scored 72 percent of their goals in the last 45 minutes, putting up a +2 (8–5) goal difference.

After this game in the Bundesliga, VfB Stuttgart will take on Mönchengladbach (away) on 15 October 2021, Union Berlin (home) on 22 October 2021 and Augsburg (away) on 29 October 2021. Hoffenheim play FC Köln (home) on 15 October 2021, Bayern München (away) on 22 October 2021 and Hertha Berlin (home) on 29 October 2021.