VfB Stuttgart vs Union Berlin Mercedes-Benz Arena, Stuttgart Thursday, May 23 11:30am PST/2:30pm EST TV: Fox Soccer Plus, fuboTV (7-day free trial is just enough to see both legs ;-) Injured: Beck, Zuber (doubtful) Suspended: Ascacíbar The playoff to decide if it's been a terrible season or a disastrous season. The Bundesliga team has won 8 out of 10 of these, but often the play-off club was a distant third place. This year, Union was tied on points with Paderborn for second in the 2.BL. I'm thinking that Union won't be great, but still might be enough to send us packing if our defense hasn't sorted themselves out. Union got to this point with the league's best defense. For this first leg, we will concentrate on keeping their offense from scoring an away goal. It's nerve wracking to play the first match at home, when we don't know what to expect, but if we can carry a clear advantage into the second leg, it may work to our advantage.