Tonight the Mercedes-Benz Arena and Stuttgart meet in Rijeka return leg of the play-off Europa League. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 19:00.
German band proceeded last week the first chance to qualify in the Europa League against Croats from Rijeka, though Germans saw themselves defeated at the end of a match where they scored the goal of clinging to their hopes to return as late as 89 minutes. now the band is big favorite in the Bundesliga with a share of 1.30 in the agency bet365 offer, despite the fact that the leg was overcome by force Croats from their arena.
Stuttgart dominated the game on tour in most areas having superior possession and opportunities report was around 20-6 for the Germans. Even so they have not proven very effective in front of goal and being forced to win this game 1-0 or at least two goals difference. Stuttgart before undergoing a very good game tonight, and this worries him more than the coach and the hosts.
In the last five matches played in all competitions, the Germans have ticked a draw, followed by four consecutive defeats. It must be said that Stuttgart and earned two goals per game on average in the last four games. This poor form of the moment came totally surprising given that friendly Stuttgart show a good game, with victory against Valencia and draw against Olympiakos.
Rijeka on the other hand is undoubtedly one of the most in form teams in Croatia and now has a real chance of qualifying for the Europa League. Guests of this game are unbeaten in the new season, be it friendly matches (two in number) or official matches (12). The balance of these parties is praised, with ten wins and four draws, indicating that among opponents and there were strong teams like Dinamo Zagreb, Hajduk Split or Stuttgart.
Another concern for Stuttgart could balance the evolutions in movements from Rijeka. They have six wins and two draws in the last eight games on foreign land, ticking away defeat last just this spring.
The two teams have met once in the history of football, namely tour last week in this double cuffs.