Our football match prediction:
Olympiastadion Berlin will host Saturday’s football match between Hertha and Stuttgart. Hertha Berlin are a team with two faces, they are tough to beat at home, but their away record is anything but impressive. The capital club aim to kick off the new Bundesliga season in style and new signing Davie Selke, who played for Germany at the U21 European Championship earlier this summer, is likely to prove a handful for the opposition defenders. Stuttgart secured a quick return to the German top flight and, no doubt, the team’s main goal is to avoid yet another relegation to the 2. Bundesliga. The visitors would be happy with one point from Saturday’s game against Hertha and we predict that they are going to adopt a defence-minded approach against the capital club. A man to watch in the away team will be experienced attacker Simon Terodde, who scored 25 goals in 32 appearances for Stuttgart last season.
Highlighted Player (Fabian Lustenberger):
Fabian Lustenberger is a Swiss player who was born on 2 May, 1988 in Nebikon. The defensive midfielder started his senior career at FC Luzern and he played 34 league matches for the club between 2005 and 2007. Lustenberger joined Hertha Berlin in August, 2007 and it has to be noted that he made 24 league appearances for the capital club in the 2007/2008 Bundesliga campaign. Despite the fact that Hertha dropped to 2. Bundesliga at the end of the 2009/2010 season, the Swiss footballer decided not to leave the club in the summer transfer window. In 2013 Hertha returned to the German top flight and Lustenberger has been the team’s captain ever since. The 180-cm-tall footballer has 25 caps for Switzerland U21 team and he made his debut for the Switzerland national team on 15 November, 2013 in a friendly against Korea Republic. His brother is a football player as well and he currently plays for the FC Luzern reserve team. Fabian Lustenberger’s contract with Hertha expires on 30 June, 2019.
Highlighted Team (VfB Stuttgart):
VfB Stuttgart is a German football club from the regio Bad Canstatt. WIth over 44 000 members VfB Stuttgart can be considered as one of the top 10 biggest football clubs in the nation. The German football club was founded in 1912 and is playing in the Bundesliga since the very first day. VfB Stuttgart is currently playing it’s home games in the Mercedes-Benz Arena which was build in1933 and holds a capacity of 65 000 seats. The stadium is considered as one of the most impressive and modern stadiums in Germany. The club colors of VfB Stuttgart are White and Red. The VfB Stuttgart fans gave the club the nickname Die Schwaben.VfB Stuttgart is a succesful club in the Bundesliga winning the league title 5 times, the DFB Pokal 3 times and the Supercup once. The club from Bad Canstatt haven’t had any big successes in Europe yet. The club end as runner up in the Europacup II and the UEFA Cup. Important players in the history of Stuttgart are: Tomasson, Bierofka, Dunga, Elber, Gomez, Lahm, Kuranyi and Yakin.