The scene after the world championship own goal by Benjamin Pavard clarified the whole Dilemma of VfB Stuttgart in perfection. The 22-Year-old grabbed six minutes before the end, to the inner side of the right thigh, the face of the French Mönchengladbach expressed in pain – and not only because of the 0:3 (0:0) at Borussia, but because of the bitter in the Evening, the goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler in a set aptly summed it up: “it hurts something fierce.”

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Pavard hurt, Dennis Aogo injured, Andreas Beck injured, Yellow-Red for substitutes Erik Thommy: it’s Not only Stuttgart’s sporting Director Michael Reschke was completely supported. “We are very shaken,” said the 61-Year-old the Happen. And coach Markus Weinzierl noted visibly dejected: “It is very much together.” For Pavard the first half of the season is over because of a muscle bundle tear to the back of the right thigh in advance, as the club announced on Monday. Aogo had to be treated for muscle spasms in the calf intensive, Beck could possibly play against Hertha BSC on Saturday.

The sporty impact to the hits, the Borussia-Joker Raphael in the 69. Minute and Florian Neuhaus (77.) the VfB is more than sobering. The effect of the coaching change from Tayfun Korkut to Weinzierl does not want to set. The biggest problem areas to Hinrunden-end with the games against Hertha BSC on Saturday, in Wolfsburg on 18. and against Schalke on 22. December must edit Weinzierl quickly and find solutions: The VfB-Offensive with nine goals, the Defensive pitiful poor, with 29 goals currently hardly League-ready.

“Everything runs on such a day, against you,” said Weinzierl, also because of the injuries from Pavard, Aogo and Beck. What it intends to do, the VfB in the Winter transfer period, in order to Supplement the squad for the relegation battle sense, left the 43-Year-old in the weeks before: “First of all, we want to mobilize all forces for the English week.” For the former national team striker Mario Gomez, but at least now clear, “the fact that we need more relief”.