2012–13 VfB Stuttgart season

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VfB Stuttgart
2012–13 season
Sporting Director Fredi Bobic
Manager Bruno Labbadia
Stadium Mercedes-Benz Arena
Bundesliga 12th
DFB-Pokal Runners-up
Europa League Round of 16
Top goalscorer League: Vedad Ibišević (15)
All: Vedad Ibišević (24)
Highest home attendance 60,000
Lowest home attendance 15,000
Average home league attendance TBD
Home colours
Away colours

The 2012–13 VfB Stuttgart season is the 120th season in the club's football history. In 2012–13 the club plays in the Fußball-Bundesliga, the top tier of German football. It is Stuttgart's thirty-sixth consecutive season in this league, since having been promoted from the 2. Bundesliga in 1977.

Review and events[edit]

The club finished in sixth place in the 2011–12 season.[1] Therefore, the club participates in the 2012–13 edition of the Europa League, and also participates in the 2012–13 edition of the DFB-Pokal.[2]

Match results[edit]

Legend[edit]

      Win       Draw       Loss       Postponed

Bundesliga[edit]

League fixtures and results[edit]

Table[edit]

League table[edit]
Summary table[edit]
Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
34 12 7 15 37 55 −18 43 5 4 8 20 28 −8 7 3 7 17 27 −10

Last updated: 10 July 2013.
Source: [10]

DFB-Pokal[edit]

UEFA Europa League[edit]

Play-off round[edit]

Group stage[edit]

Group E fixtures and results[edit]
Group E table[edit]
Final Group E table[edit]
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Romania Steaua București 6 3 2 1 9 9 0 11
Germany Stuttgart 6 2 2 2 9 6 +3 8
Denmark Copenhagen 6 2 2 2 5 6 −1 8
Norway Molde 6 2 0 4 6 8 −2 6
Group E summary table[edit]
Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
6 2 2 2 9 6 +3 8 0 2 1 2 3 −1 2 0 1 7 3 +4

Last updated: 28 November 2012.
Source: kicker.de

Knockout phase[edit]

Round of 32[edit]
Round of 16[edit]
Notes
  • Note: The Lazio v Stuttgart match was played behind closed doors due to the punishment handed to Lazio by UEFA following incidents at their round of 32 match second leg against Borussia Mönchengladbach on 21 February 2013.[3]

Overall record[edit]

As of 22 April 2013

Competition First match Last match Record
G W D L GF GA GD Win %
Bundesliga 25 August 2012[2] 18 May 2013[2] 34 12 7 15 37 55 -18 35.29
DFB-Pokal 18 August 2012[2] 1 June 2013[2] 6 5 0 1 16 5 +11 83.33
Europa League 22 August 2012[2] 14 March 2013[2] 12 4 4 4 16 13 +3 33.33
Total 47 20 10 17 63 62 +1 42.55

Squad[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Nat Pos Player Total Bundesliga DFB-Pokal Europa League
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Goalkeepers
1 Germany GK Sven Ulreich 48 0 34 0 4 0 10 0
22 Germany GK Marc Ziegler 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Germany GK André Weis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Defenders
2 Japan DF Gōtoku Sakai 37 1 27 0 2 0 8 1
3 Brazil DF Felipe Aliste Lopes 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
5 Germany DF Serdar Tasci (Captain) 36 1 25 0 3 0 8 1
6 Germany DF Georg Niedermeier 37 2 27 1 4 0 6 1
12 Germany DF Benedikt Röcker 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
15 Ivory Coast DF Arthur Boka 35 3 25 1 3 1 7 1
21 Italy DF Cristian Molinaro 33 0 25 0 2 0 6 0
23 Germany DF Tim Hoogland (L) 6 0 4 0 1 0 1 0
24 Germany DF Antonio Rüdiger 21 0 16 0 2 0 3 0
14 Mexico DF Maza 21 0 14 0 2 0 5 0
Midfielders
4 Denmark MF William Kvist 34 0 23 0 3 0 8 0
10 Germany MF Daniel Didavi 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 0
13 Guinea MF Mamadou Bah 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
16 Guinea MF Ibrahima Traoré 45 4 32 3 4 1 9 0
19 Austria MF Kevin Stöger 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
20 Germany MF Christian Gentner 48 9 34 5 4 2 10 2
26 Austria MF Raphael Holzhauser 27 0 21 0 1 0 5 0
30 Hungary MF Tamás Hajnal 22 1 13 0 2 1 7 0
44 Romania MF Alexandru Iulian Maxim 13 1 11 1 0 0 2 0
8 Serbia MF Zdravko Kuzmanović 17 0 12 0 2 0 3 0
Strikers
7 Austria FW Martin Harnik 43 13 30 6 3 5 10 2
9 Bosnia and Herzegovina FW Vedad Ibišević 44 24 30 15 4 4 10 5
14 Italy FW Federico Macheda 16 0 14 0 1 0 1 0
17 Turkey FW Tunay Torun 16 1 9 0 1 1 6 0
18 Germany FW Cacau 10 1 5 1 1 0 4 0
29 Germany FW Soufian Benyamina 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
31 Japan FW Shinji Okazaki 38 4 25 1 4 1 9 2

Last updated: 4 March 2013.
Source: kicker.de

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

# Position Player Transferred from Fee Date Contract expires Team Reference
17 MF Turkey Tunay Torun Germany Hertha BSC Free transfer 6 June 2012 30 June 2015 First-team [4]
44 MF Romania Alexandru Iulian Maxim Romania Pandurii Târgu Jiu € 1.5M 31 January 2013 30 June 2017 First-team [5]

Out[edit]

# Position Player Transferred to Fee Date Reference
17 DF France Matthieu Delpierre Germany Hoffenheim Free transfer 18 April 2012 [6]
10 MF Germany Timo Gebhart Germany Nuremberg € 1M 3 May 2012 [7]
27 DF Germany Stefano Celozzi Germany Eintracht Frankfurt Free transfer 7 May 2012 [8]
21 DF Netherlands Khalid Boulahrouz Portugal Sporting CP Free transfer 18 July 2012 [9]
23 FW Germany Julian Schieber Germany Borussia Dortmund € 5.5M 21 July 2012 [10]
DF Mexico Maza Mexico América € 2M 1 January 2013 [11]
MF Serbia Zdravko Kuzmanović Italy Internazionale € 1.2M 31 January 2013 [12]

Loan in[edit]

# Position Player Loaned from Date Loan expires Team Reference
3 DF Brazil Felipe Germany Wolfsburg 22 January 2013 30 June 2013 First-team [13]
14 FW Italy Federico Macheda England Manchester United 24 January 2013 30 June 2013 First-team [14]
23 DF Germany Tim Hoogland Germany Schalke 04 28 June 2012 30 June 2013 First-team [15]

Kits[edit]

Home
Away
Third
Third Alternate

VfB Stuttgart II[edit]

The 2012–13 VfB Stuttgart II season pertains to the reserve team for VfB Stuttgart. The season began on 21 July 2012 and ended on 18 May 2013.[16] They are participating in the 3. Liga.[16]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1. Bundesliga - Spieltag / Tabelle" (in German). Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g "VfB Stuttgart" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 23 February 2013. 
  3. ^ "UEFA reject Lazio appeal". 12 March 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "VfB Stuttgart holt Tunay Torun aus Berlin". Freie Presse (Saxony) (in German). 6 June 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Vertrag bis 2017: VfB holt Techniker Maxim". Kicker (in German). 31 January 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  6. ^ Hinrichsen, Heiko (18 April 2012). "Delpierre geht nach Hoffenheim". Stuttgarter Zeitung (in German). Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  7. ^ "Vom VfB zum FCN: Gebhart-Deal perfekt". Kicker (in German). 3 May 2012. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  8. ^ "Eintracht sign Trapp and Celozzi". Eintracht Frankfurt official website. 7 May 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  9. ^ "Boulahrouz signs in at Alvalade". Sporting Clube de Portugal (Sporting CP) official website. 18 July 2012. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 
  10. ^ "Perfekt: Schieber wechselt zum BVB". Kicker. 21 July 2012. Retrieved 19 February 2013. 
  11. ^ "Adios! Mazas Rückkehr ist perfekt". Kicker (in German). 31 December 2012. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  12. ^ "Stuttgart: Kuzmanovic-Wechsel perfekt". Kicker (in German). 31 January 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  13. ^ "Stuttgart: Felipe kommt mit Kaufoption" [VFB get Felipe with option to buy]. Kicker (in German). 22 January 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  14. ^ "VfB leiht Macheda aus" [VFB sign Macheda on loan]. Kicker (in German). 24 January 2013. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  15. ^ "VfB leiht Hoogland aus" [VFB sign Hoogland on loan]. Stuttgarter Zeitung (in German). 28 June 2012. Retrieved 28 August 2012. 
  16. ^ a b "VfB Stuttgart II - Termine" (in German). kicker. Retrieved 30 September 2012. 

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