LIVESTREAM: Germany – Stuttgart Scorpions @Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns, Sat. May 25, 5p CEDT (11a EDT)

The 4-0 Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns host the 3-0 Stuttgart Scorpions in German Football League fifth round action Saturday, May 11 at Optima Sportpark in Schwäbisch Hall.

The Unicorns enter the game on a 38 game winning streak stretching back to the 2016 German Bowl and have looked just as impressive as ever this year.  This year they have beaten the Marburg Mercenaries 52-9, the Ingolstadt Dukes 24-0,  the Munich Cowboys 35-3 and the Kirchdorf Wildcats 51-12.

Unicorns QB Jadrian Clark is the third most efficient passer in the GFL with a rating of 166.7. He has thrown for 897 yards and 10 TDs in the four wins this year. His top receiver so far has been Tyler Rutenbeck with 11 catches for 366 yards and 7 TDs. Behind him in 2nd is Nate Robitaille with 269 yards receiving. As a team, the Unicorns have only rushed for 538 yards with RB Maurice Schuele  the top rusher with 192 yards.

Defensively, the Unicorns lead the GFL giving up just 6 points a game.

Stuttgart won a total of two games last season and have already surpassed that, getting off to their best start in the GFL since 2014 when they won their first nine games of the season.

The Scorpions opened the season with a 30-21 win over the Marburg Mercenaries, followed that up by beating the Kirchdorf Wildcats, 34.7 and then last week defeated Ingolstadt 37-30.

Stuttgart QB Michael Eubank is off to a great start and has thrown for 859 yards and three games averaging 286.3 yards per game, good for third in the country. Running back Giacomo De Pauli has done a lot of the damage rushing for a total of 255 yards in the three games, also ranking him second, but also catching 17 passes for 110 yards and two touchdowns. Wide receive Tyler Cooperwood has 20 receptions for 379 yards and six  touchdowns while Luca Faschian caught nine for 179 and a touchdown.

Defensively, the Scorpions have given up 384 yards of offense per game in three games.

All eyes will be on this game this weekend. Will the Unicorns manhandle Stuttgart or will the Scorpions prove they are true contenders this year?

Watch the game live here. Stuttgart Scorpions @Schwäbisch Hall Unicorns, Sat. May 25, 5p CEDT (11a EDT)

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