VfB Stuttgart and Borussia Dortmund Share the Spoils in Dramatic Double-Header of Bundesliga Action

It was a thrilling match between VfB Stuttgart and Borussia Dortmund on Match Day 28 of Bundesliga. At 26 minutes, S._Haller from Borussia Dortmund scored the first goal (0:1). Just 7 minutes later, D._Malen from Borussia Dortmund made it 0:2. VfB Stuttgart fought back and T._Coulibaly scored at 78 minute (1 : 2). J._Vagnoman then equalised for VfB Stuttgart at 84 minute (2 : 2), setting up an exciting finish. In the dying moments of the match, Silas from VfB Stuttgart made it 3:2 with a goal in 90th minute. However, G._Reyna’s late equaliser for Borussia Dortmund at 90th minute meant the match ended in a draw with both teams sharing points (3 : 3).


VfB Stuttgart

Fabian Bredlow (rating 6.3)
Konstantinos Mavropanos (rating 5)
Dan-Axel Zagadou (rating 7)
Waldemar Anton (rating 7)
Josha Vagnoman (rating 8.3)
Atakan Karazor (rating 7)
Wataru Endo (rating 6.5)
Borna Sosa (rating 7)
Enzo Millot (rating 6.7)
Chris Führich (rating 7.3)
Serhou Guirassy (rating 6.2)

Borussia Dortmund

Gregor Kobel (rating 5.9)
Julian Ryerson (rating 6)
Emre Can (rating 6.9)
Mats Hummels (rating 7.2)
Raphaël Guerreiro (rating 6.3)
Salih Özcan (rating 6.9)
Donyell Malen (rating 8.7)
Jude Bellingham (rating 7.3)
Julian Brandt (rating 6.2)
Karim Adeyemi (rating 6.9)
Sébastien Haller (rating 7.2)


VfB Stuttgart

Silas (C. Fuhrich, 62)
T. Tomas (S. Guirassy, 74)
T. Coulibaly (E. Millot, 74)

Borussia Dortmund

S. Coulibaly (M. Hummels, 46)
M. Reus (J. Brandt, 63)
Y. Moukoko (S. Haller, 63)
J. Bynoe-Gittens (D. Malen, 69)
G. Reyna (K. Adeyemi, 82)

Ball possession:

In the match between VfB Stuttgart and Borussia Dortmund, it was clear that Dortmund had the upper hand in terms of ball possession. They managed to keep 43% of possession compared to Stuttgart’s 57%. In terms of shots on goal, VfB Stuttgart had 12 shots on target and 5 on goal, with Josha Vagnoman being their most active player. Meanwhile, Borussia Dortmund had 15 shots on target and 6 on goal with Donyell Malen hitting the most successful shots.


5 tackles won per game

Waldemar Anton of VfB Stuttgart had a pass accuracy of 82% with a total of 68 passes. Emre Can from Borussia Dortmund had an impressive pass accuracy of 97%, completing 83 passes. Josha Vagnoman from VfB Stuttgart also made 3 key passes, while Raphaël Guerreiro from Borussia Dortmund managed to win 2.5 tackles per game. These stats clearly show the impressive performance by both teams in this match.


VfB Stuttgart have been leading the way in interceptions this season, boasting a total of 9. Dan-Axel Zagadou has 3 interceptions and is the leader in this regard. Borussia Dortmund have 4 interceptions, with Jude Bellingham having 2 of them. VfB Stuttgart also have 4 interceptions, with Dan-Axel Zagadou responsible for 2 of those. Emre Can has 1 interception for Borussia Dortmund. This shows that both teams are strong defensively, but VfB Stuttgart appear to be on top in this area so far this season.


Josha Vagnoman of VfB Stuttgart and Mats Hummels of Borussia Dortmund have been identified as the leaders in their teams when it comes to face-to-face fights for the ball. Josha Vagnoman has achieved seven such fights while Mats Hummels has achieved six. This demonstrates their clear commitment to ensuring they secure possession of the ball and highlights their leadership qualities on the field.


    Yellow cards:

  • K. Mavropanos (VfB Stuttgart) at 35 minute
  • W. Endo (VfB Stuttgart) at 35 minute
  • K. Mavropanos (VfB Stuttgart) at 39 minute
  • T. Tomas (VfB Stuttgart) at 88 minute
  • Silas (VfB Stuttgart) at 90 minute
  • J. Bellingham (Borussia Dortmund) at 57 minute
  • M. Reus (Borussia Dortmund) at 71 minute
  • G. Reyna (Borussia Dortmund) at 86 minute
  • Red cards:

  • K. Mavropanos (VfB Stuttgart) at 39 minute

    The last five games (including this match):

    • VfB Stuttgart – DWLLD
    • Borussia Dortmund – DWLWD

    Top 5 Bundesliga scorers:

    1. Niclas Füllkrug (16, Werder Bremen)
    2. Marcus Thuram (13, Borussia Monchengladbach)
    3. Vincenzo Grifo (13, SC Freiburg)
    4. Randal Kolo Muani (12, Eintracht Frankfurt)
    5. Christopher Nkunku (12, RB Leipzig)

    Next games:

    • VfB Stuttgart will play with FC Augsburg. April 21 at 18:30 (UTC), on WWK Arena.
    • Borussia Dortmund will play with Eintracht Frankfurt. April 22 at 16:30 (UTC), on SIGNAL IDUNA PARK.
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