Stuttgart the absence of Martin Harnik through suspension means that there will be changes. Youngster Timo Baumgartl (r.) should return to the defence after flu kept him out of last week’s draw with Hannover 96.
Football: Germany – Bundesliga,watch match Click here,Hertha Berlin creative heartbeat, Valentin Stocker, is expected to return after completing a one-game ban, while Peter Pekarik will play with a mask after breaking his nose.
VfB Stuttgart: Ulreich – Schwaab, Baumgartl, Niedermeier, Sakai – Serey Die, Gentner – Klein, Maxim, Werner – Ibisevic.
Hertha Berlin: Kraft – Pekarik, Langkamp, Brooks, Plattenhardt – Lustenberger, Hosogai – Ndjeng, Stocker, Schulz – Kalou.