VfB Stuttgart must start preparations for the new season without coach Pellegrino Matarazzo. He has to stay at home for the time being due to a positive corona test.

Training camp without a coach for the time being: Coach Pellegrino Matarazzo missed the start of the VfB Stuttgart training camp in the Allgäu. The 44-year-old had a positive corona test result earlier in the week. According to the club, Matarazzo will travel as soon as possible to prepare his team for the new season.

Short, compact, clear

Matarazzo’s VfB history: Matarazzo has been coaching VfB since December 2019. The US-Italian coach had previously acted as assistant coach at 1899 Hoffenheim.

First division thanks to relegation: Stuttgart secured relegation in the very last game of the past season against 1. FC Köln.