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Stuttgart is up two goals after the first leg and will be a difficult nut to crack in the final leg in Moscow.

Bosnian striker Vedad Ibišević was the man for Stuttgart in the first leg of the Europa Cup Playoff against Dinamo Moscow when he scored a pair of goals, including a 91st minute dagger into the hearts of the visiting Russians.

They will now have to find a way to overcome that two-goal deficit in order to advance at the expense of the southern German squad, but will be hard pressed to penetrate what will be a tough defence.

In addition to last week's loss, the Moscow outfit have struggled mightily so far in the Russian Premier League as they currently sit at the bottom of the 16 team table with a record of 1-5-0 (W-L-T). The team was able to get the proverbial monkey off their back with an important 3-2 away win against their cross-town rivals Lokomotiv.

Naturally, the Moscow side's home record is still winless, with a goal difference of -5 in its two games at Arena Khimki.

Dinamo is paying 2.60 for the outright victory in 90 minutes of this match, not for the advancement to the next round. The Double Chance (win or draw) for the Russians is at 1.45.

The draw result is being offered at 3.30 at

Stuttgart will likely play a more conservative style than it did in the first leg when it pressed hard and did not allow Dinamo to get even one shot on target.

After the win against Dinamo and another 5-0 in a German Cup match back on August 18th, Stuttgart opened up its 2012/13 Bundesliga campaign with a 1-0 loss at home to Wolfsburg.

A Stuttgart victory in 90 minutes is currently sitting at 2.50.

The Asian Handicap lines are at 0, with Dinamo paying 1.98 and Stuttgart at 1.88, while the Over/Under 2.5 sees payouts of 1.92 and 1.94 respectively.

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