Serhou Guirassy and VfB Stuttgart proceed to shake up the Bundesliga and climb to the highest of the desk, at the very least quickly. The Swabians turned the sport round towards newly promoted SV Darmstadt 98 on Friday night and received 3-1 (2-1) after falling behind.
After VfB central defender Dan-Axel Zagadou’s personal objective (seventeenth minute), Enzo Millot equalized following an help from Guirassy (twenty second). The 27-year-old took the lead ten minutes later and the third objective additionally went to the league’s prime scorer with ten objectives (90+2).
With 4 wins from 5 video games, VfB takes first place, however may very well be overtaken by the competitors once more this weekend. After profitable their first level towards Borussia Mönchengladbach final Sunday (3:3), the company are nonetheless ready for his or her first win after their return to the primary division.
Issues are going like clockwork at VfB.
Darmstadt’s coach Torsten Lieberknecht earlier than the sport
“At VfB issues are going like scorching desserts. In the event you take a look at the circumstances, we appear to have virtually no likelihood,” Darmstadt coach Torsten Lieberknecht stated earlier than the sport. However within the first jiffy his group held up effectively due to good defensive coordination and nice dedication.
Guirassy made the choice with a jack
Nonetheless, the “Lilies” hardly appeared on the offensive. However, they have been allowed to cheer out of nowhere. VfB, within the particular person of Zagadou, helped lots. A cross from Tim Skarke was his undoing, which he directed previous goalkeeper Alexander Nübel into the objective.
The Stuttgart group, who had quite a lot of self-confidence, weren’t unsettled by the setback in entrance of 54,000 spectators. “For us it is very important settle for the struggle and play our sport,” stated Stuttgart coach Sebastian Hoeneß, getting ready for a “problem”. He didn’t need to be blinded by the 13 objectives that Darmstadt had conceded earlier than the beginning of the fifth matchday.
Within the first two residence video games, Hoeneß’ group received 5-0 towards VfL Bochum and Europa League members SC Freiburg – by no means earlier than had a membership in Bundesliga historical past began like this in entrance of a house crowd with a objective distinction of plus ten objectives .
And VfB was additionally capable of have fun towards Darmstadt after 22 minutes. Guirassy cleverly handed to Enzo Millot – 1:1. The hosts dominated the sport, had extra ball motion, received extra duels and rewarded themselves with the lead earlier than the break with a exceptional objective from Guirassy.
Darmstadt tried to make use of their physicality to get again into the sport towards the very best offense within the league – in useless. Even after the restart, the Swabians appeared extra decided. Once more it was Guirassy who missed the primary alternative (53′).
On the opposite facet, Lieberknecht would have favored to have been awarded a penalty, however referee Matthias Jöllenbeck determined towards blowing the whistle. After that, the Stuttgart group was again in management.
The supposed 3-1 by Chris Führich was overturned by the video referee as a result of an offside place (sixty fifth). Only a minute later, Marcel Schuhen saved from Guirassy and Millot slipped as he tried to shoot. Doubts a few residence win arose once more within the remaining section as a result of Darmstadt made features. However Guirassy made the choice with a lob in added time. (dpa)