Stuttgart - Second-bottom VfB Stuttgart are looking for their first win of the season when they welcome Eintracht Frankfurt to the Mercedes-Benz Arena on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 15:30 CEST).

Despite two good performances, Alexander's Zorniger's men are pointless after falling to unlucky defeats at home to 1. FC Köln and away to Hamburger SV. Frankfurt, meanwhile, are off the mark following last week's 1-1 draw with FC Augsburg but are yet to hit their stride in Armin Veh's second spell as coach. previews the Eagles' next attempt to spread their wings...



Top facts

  • Alexander Zorniger is the first VfB coach since Ralf Rangnick in 1999 to lose his first two Bundesliga matches in charge. No incoming Stuttgart boss has ever started with three straight losses...
  • Frankfurt are without an away win in 12 matches (three draws, nine defeats), their longest such run in 17 years.
  • Armin Veh is up against a club he formerly coached for the third weekend in a row (after Augsburg and VfL Wolfsburg).
  • Veh has never won a Bundesliga game at Stuttgart. As a player he drew one and lost one with Borussia Mönchengladbach and as a coach he has drawn two and lost two with FC Hansa Rostock, Wolfsburg and Frankfurt.
  • Since his first Bundesliga brace against the Eagles on 21 March, Daniel Ginczek has scored nine league goals, more than any other player in that period of time.

Team news


Possible line-up: Tyton - Schwaab, Baumgartl, Hlousek, Insua - Serey Die, Gentner - Didavi, Kostic - Harnik, Ginczek

Absentees: Langerak (hamstring), Klein (suspended)


Possible line-up: Hradecky - Chandler, Zambrano, Abraham, Oczipka - Reinartz, Russ, Hasebe - Stendera - Aigner, Seferovic

Absentees: Anderson Bamba (fitness), Kittel (fitness), Meier (fitness)