VfB Stuttgart – Hannover 96 – A true classic derby to end this round of competition in the 2.Bundesliga. These two teams last season left the finest of the company, although it was not expected, and now they want to express to return and can be said to have been on the right track, especially in Stuttgart that on the eve of this round holds the leading position with four points ahead of Hannover, which is in the third position. Stuttgart has the advantage gained because of the better games at home, because at home these opponents have exactly the same effect of six wins and one defeat, and it is interesting that with 29 goals scored and most efficient team league. Not counting a wad of whom have fallen, Stuttgart has a series of six rounds unbeaten and Hannover was total Cup and also have a series of six games without defeat. This will be the second division encounter each other, and last season in the first league society both teams enrolled after one win and an away game. Start: 12.12.2016. – 19:15 CET
At the beginning of the season Stuttgart had some problems, but as the championship progresses play an increasingly safer and little by little they got hold of and leading position in the table. Dropped out of the Cup, which is perhaps better in the season in which the primary objective is to return to the elite, and the opponent was Borussia M’gladbach in what is objectively too much for this kind of Stuttgart. Before that, they experienced a difficult and painful defeat in Dresden, after which they played much better and now have this series of five wins and one draw, who played away to Union Berlin.
Before that, two identical victory with 3: 1 against Karlsruher at home and Arminia Bielefeld at home, but after the aforementioned draws again wins 3: 1 in the derby against Nuremberg, and in the last round lightweight clash with Arminia Aueom 4: 0th It is evident that very easily achieved goals lately and this is leading attacker Terodde, which nevertheless in the last round did not give any of the four goals. Fell off after the victory over Nuremberg midfielder Maxim for vegetables and replaced by Ozcan, which was the only change, while now may Groskreutz could jump instead Ozcan.
Probable lineups Stuttgart: Langerak – Pavard, Baumgartl, Kaminski, Insua – M.Zimmermann, Gentner, Groskreutz – C.Mane, Asano – Terodde
Hannover from the start of the season holds very high on the table and they had only a short period of bad when they established links two draws and a defeat. They had two straight defeats in the two performances, now five games are not lost and have qualified for the Cup masterful Party against Fortune by Beats with 6: 1. On the road a little more difficult to go when it comes to Hanover and have only two victories, while the last four have had the effect of two defeats and two draws. Both finished with 2: 2, and at home are pretty sure Isamo them Dynamo Dresden surprised, but still there in mid-September.
After that, all the victories and in the last round they beat Heidenheim with 3: 2 after twice trailing. Round before that they are guests of the Fortune twice had the lead and had to settle for a draw, with fewer players on the field in the last 20 minutes. Central defender Felipe therefore had not played in the last round, but his coach Stendel made more changes and at the back were Sorg, S.SANE and Albornoz, but it was not Klaus because of yellow cards. Now returns Felipe and instead of Anthony, which will be the only change, and it is interesting that the best player Hannover former player Stuttgart Harnik.
Probable lineups Hanover: Tschauner – Sorg, S.SANE, Felipe, Albornoz – Bakalorz, Schmiedebach – Sarenren base, Klaus, Harnik – Karaman