Against Stuttgart in the relegation battle: a battle of nerves after another

VfB Stuttgart faces the next battle of nerves with a duel at Arminia Bielefeld.

Stuttgart – The VFP Stuttgart He’s had nerve-wracking weeks. The club, threatened with relegation, waited nine games to claim a win before the Swabians took seven points from three games.

VfB stars Omar Marmoush (23, left) and Thiago Thomas (19, right) celebrate after a 3-2 win over FC Augsburg. © Tom Wheeler / D

And how! VfB replayed the home matches against Borussia Monchengladbach and Augsburg after being late and winning each time 3-2.

At 1. FC Union Berlin, Stuttgart scored the important goal for a 1-1 draw in extra time.

The VfB pros experienced an incredibly emotional rollercoaster ride, which must have drained their stamina.

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The international break came just in time: take another deep breath before the end of the hot season and review the last three matches.

Because despite the strong return, not all was well. “We have to be consistent from the start,” Valdemar Anton (24) warned in an interview with the club. VfB-TV.

Score against Augsburg to make it 1-1: VFP defender Waldemar Anton (24, left).

Score against Augsburg to make it 1-1: VFP defender Waldemar Anton (24, left). © Tom Wheeler / D

Because the defender knows that it could have been completely different: “It was unbelievable how we achieved these victories, and the feelings that developed there. But we must not forget that we cannot always win matches like this.”

VfB had to make this bitter experience recently. The Swabians conceded a 1-1 draw against VfL Bochum in the last minute with a penalty kick, and at TSG 1899 Hoffenheim (1-2) they completely lost their lead before the end.

There is a lot of drama that one Stuttgart fan or the other might want to let go of. But next Saturday (3:30 p.m./sky) the next battle of nerves is already at stake.

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After that, 17th-placed FFP Armenia Bielefeld (14th place) was greeted by a duel in the basement of the Bundesliga.

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