Stuttgart - VfB Stuttgart have lost all of their first four home games this season and on Sunday welcome an FC Ingolstadt 04 side who have fought their way to the upper echelons of the table (kick-off 17:30 CEST/15:30 GMT).

History

This is the first time that Stuttgart and Ingolstadt have played each other in the Bundesliga.

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Top facts

  • Stuttgart have never had a worse start to the season, collecting only four points and conceding 19 goals in their first eight games.
  • Alexander Zorniger's side have only won points this season when Timo Werner has scored for them.
  • Defeat would mark a Stuttgart club record fifth consecutive home loss.
  • Ingolstadt have won four games this season. In each, the winning goal has come after the hour mark.
  • Stuttgart have never kept a clean sheet in a competitive match under Alexander Zorniger.
  • Ingolstadt have kept a clean sheet in five of their eight games so far.
  • The 2-0 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt on Matchday 8 was the first Bundesliga game in which Ingolstadt have scored more than once.

Possible line-ups

Stuttgart: Tyton - Klein, Sunjic, Baumgartl, Insua - Serey Die, Gentner - Maxim, Didavi - Ti. Werner, Harnik

Ingolstadt: Özcan - Levels, Matip, Hübner, Suttner - Roger - Groß, Morales - Lex, Hinterseer, Leckie