Hansa Rostock hosts Stuttgart in a clash from the first round of the DFB Pokal. We are going to take a look at these two teams in our predictions football 1×2 for today.
At this moment Hansa Rostock are participating in the third tier of German football. Since the beginning of the season in the 3. Liga, Hansa achieved one win, made one draw and suffered two defeat. At this moment they are 13th in the league standings with 4 points won.
In their last match Jens Hartel’s boys visited Unterhaching, but suffered a 0-1 defeat. The only goal in the game was scored by Felix Schroter in the middle of the first half.
During the summer Hansa didn’t have any budget for buying new players, so they only signed free agents. The Dutch striker John Verhoek moved to Rostock from Duisburg, while the attacking midfielder Korbinian Vollmann joined Hansa as a free agent, previously playing at Sandhausen. Hansa Rostock are true underdogs in this clash against Stuttgart and nobody can argue this.
Stuttgart had a very tough last season, which resulted in their relegation to the 2. Bundesliga. Now they will try to get back to the Bundesliga, because this is where this club truly belongs. Tim Walter was appointed as the new manager of the team and he will has the task to achieve this goal.
Stuttgart started their campaign in the 2. Bundesliga with a win over Hannover and a draw against Heidenheim. Now they will play their first game in the DFB Pokal as well.
During the summer transfer window Stuttgart made some signings to strenghten their team. The striker Sasa Kalajdzic was bought from Admira Wacker, while the midfielder Philipp Klement joined the club from Paderborn. The talented centre back Maxime Awoudja was also signed from Bayern Munich.
These are our predictions football 1×2 for today for the DFB Pokal clash between Hansa Rostock and Stuttgart on Monday.