The game begins with Mario Gomez missing such a big chance with Michael Esser down but the Hannover defense made space tight. In the 4th minute, Mario Gomez scores! Already to make up for that 1st minute mistake. In the 10th minute, Alexander Esswein misses his shot. In the 16th minute, Ozan Kabak scores for Stuttgart! Already a great game for VfB Stuttgart and a dreadful game for Hannover. In the 22nd minute, Mario Gomez’s shot gets blocked by Michael Esser. In the 39th minute, a Hannover player tries to balance but falls over after his header. In the 42nd minute, Michael Esser makes another fine save against Mario Gomez. In the 45th minute, Esser makes another fine save this time against Ascacibar. In the 45+1st minute, Ozan Kabak scores with another corner. Overall so far, Esser s doing way worse than I thought. During halftime, Hendrik Weydant and Felipe go off and Jonathas and Marvin Bakalorz come on.
The second half begins with Alexander Esswein just late to get the ball from Mario Gomez and score Stuttgart’s second goal. In the 51st minute, Genki Haraguchi’s curve shot makes it so that he misses. In the 52nd minute, Ascacibar takes a shot that goes just wide. In the 59th minute, Oliver Sorg gets booked for a forceful challenge on Mario Gomez. In the 67th minute, Genki Haraguchi has a good cross and Jonathas gets a goal back for Hannover. In the 73rd minute, Christian Gentner replaces Mario Gomez for Stuttgart. In the 75th minute, Marvin Bakalorz and Alexander Esswein both get yellow cards for arguing. Steven Zuber gets booked for Stuttgart for arguing. Pirmin Shwegler goes out and Nicolai Muller comes in for Hannover In the 78th minute, Steven Zuber scores! Just three minutes later, Steven Zuber scores again!!! What an embarassment for Michael Esser and the Hannover defense. In the 84tth minute, Erik Thommy comes in and Steven Zuber goes out as the 2nd sub for Stuttgart. In the 88th minute, Anastasios Donis comes on and Alexander Esswein goes off. The game ends 5-1 and Thomas Doll has had his 4th loss in 5 games as coach.