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Dortmund rout Stuttgart to close on second-placed Schalke

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Berlin (AFP) – American Christian Pulisic’s goal kick-started Borussia Dortmund in a 3-0 victory over Stuttgart on Sunday, ahead of next week’s mouth-watering derby at Schalke.

Dortmund’s home win leaves them just one point behind arch-rivals Schalke, who are second in the Bundesliga table despite Saturday’s shock 3-2 defeat at Hamburg, ahead of next Sunday’s Ruhr derby in Gelsenkirchen.

Dortmund rout Stuttgart to close on second-placed Schalke

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Berlin (AFP) – American Christian Pulisic’s goal kick-started Borussia Dortmund in a 3-0 victory over Stuttgart on Sunday, ahead of next week’s mouth-watering derby at Schalke.

Dortmund’s home win leaves them just one point behind arch-rivals Schalke, who are second in the Bundesliga table despite Saturday’s shock 3-2 defeat at Hamburg, ahead of next Sunday’s Ruhr derby in Gelsenkirchen.

Werner jeered as Leipzig and Stuttgart draw

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Berlin (AFP) – Timo Werner was booed on his return to home-town club Stuttgart as RB Leipzig were held to a 0-0 draw on Sunday that kept them out of the top four.

Werner, who came through the ranks at Stuttgart before joining Leipzig in 2016, had not scored in six league games ahead of this game, and was again unable to find the net as Leipzig toiled against his old club.

Werner jeered as Leipzig and Stuttgart draw

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Berlin (AFP) – Timo Werner was booed on his return to home-town club Stuttgart as RB Leipzig were held to a 0-0 draw on Sunday that kept them out of the top four.

Werner, who came through the ranks at Stuttgart before joining Leipzig in 2016, had not scored in six league games ahead of this game, and was again unable to find the net as Leipzig toiled against his old club.

Gomez gives Stuttgart space to breathe

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Berlin (AFP) – Mario Gomez fired Stuttgart to a 1-0 victory over southern rivals Augsburg on Sunday, lifting the struggling side four points clear of the bottom three.

Gomez’s first-half strike was enough to secure a first away win of the season for Stuttgart, and inflict a first home defeat on neighbours Augsburg since October.

Gomez gives Stuttgart space to breathe

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Berlin (AFP) – Mario Gomez fired Stuttgart to a 1-0 victory over southern rivals Augsburg on Sunday, lifting the struggling side four points clear of the bottom three.

Gomez’s first-half strike was enough to secure a first away win of the season for Stuttgart, and inflict a first home defeat on neighbours Augsburg since October.

Kainz brace boosts Bremen survival bid, Ginczek gives Stuttgart hope

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Berlin (AFP) – Florian Kainz netted two superb goals in Werder Bremen’s 3-1 Bundesliga win at home to Wolfsburg on Sunday, helping ease his side’s relegation worries.

Stuttgart also boosted their chances of Bundesliga survival with a 1-0 victory over Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Stuttgart eke out first league win under Korkut

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Berlin (AFP) – Stuttgart got their first victory under new coach Tayfun Korkut to boost their Bundesliga survival chances as striker Daniel Ginczek netted in Sunday’s 1-0 home win against Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Korkut, 43, a German-born former Turkey international, was brought in as head coach a fortnight ago to stop Stuttgart’s slide down the table after predecessor Hannes Wolf was sacked having lost seven of eight league games.

Stuttgart eke out first league win under Korkut

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Berlin (AFP) – Stuttgart got their first victory under new coach Tayfun Korkut to boost their Bundesliga survival chances as striker Daniel Ginczek netted in Sunday’s 1-0 home win against Borussia Moenchengladbach.

Korkut, 43, a German-born former Turkey international, was brought in as head coach a fortnight ago to stop Stuttgart’s slide down the table after predecessor Hannes Wolf was sacked having lost seven of eight league games.

Stuttgart sack coach Hannes Wolf

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Stuttgart (Germany) (AFP) – VfB Stuttgart sacked coach Hannes Wolf on Sunday after a 2-0 home defeat to Schalke 04 that left the club just three points above the Bundesliga relegation places.

“After intensive discussions late into the night, it has been decided that Hannes Wolf is no longer the coach of VfB Stuttgart,” a statement on the club’s website said.

Mario Gomez heads back to Stuttgart

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Berlin (AFP) – Experienced German international striker Mario Gomez is to move to Stuttgart from Wolfsburg, rejoining the team he left eight years ago.

Gomez, 32, came through the Stuttgart youth system and won the 2007 Bundesliga title with the club.

“I am very happy to return home, to the place where it all began,” he said.

Raffael double seals Gladbach’s home win

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Berlin (AFP) – Brazil striker Raffael scored two second-half goals as Borussia Moechengladbach climbed the German league table on Tuesday after their 2-0 home win at home to Stuttgart.

It was Stuttgart’s first game since captain Christian Gentner suffered multiple facial fractures and concussion in a collision during Saturday’s win over Wolfsburg.

Stuttgart’s Gentner ‘on way to recovery’ after horror injury

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Berlin (AFP) – Stuttgart’s badly injured captain Christian Gentner is “on his way to recovery” after a horror collision saw him swallow his tongue and left him with multiple facial fractures, his club said.

“Given the circumstances, he is well and on his way to recovery”, Stuttgart’s director Michael Reschke told broadcaster SWR on Monday.

Stuttgart’s Gentner ‘on way to recovery’ after horror injury

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Berlin (AFP) – Stuttgart’s badly injured captain Christian Gentner is “on his way to recovery” after a horror collision saw him swallow his tongue and left him with multiple facial fractures, his club said.

“Given the circumstances, he is well and on his way to recovery”, Stuttgart’s director Michael Reschke told broadcaster SWR on Monday.

Stuttgart’s Gentner ‘on way to recover’ after horror injury

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Berlin (AFP) – Stuttgart’s badly injured captain Christian Gentner is “on his way to recovery” after a horror collision saw him swallow his tongue and left him with multiple facial fractures, his club said.

“Given the circumstances, he is well and on his way to recovery”, Stuttgart’s director Michael Reschke told broadcaster SWR on Monday.

Stuttgart’s Gentner ‘on way to recover’ after horror injury

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Berlin (AFP) – Stuttgart’s badly injured captain Christian Gentner is “on his way to recovery” after a horror collision saw him swallow his tongue and left him with multiple facial fractures, his club said.

“Given the circumstances, he is well and on his way to recovery”, Stuttgart’s director Michael Reschke told broadcaster SWR on Monday.

Stuttgart’s Gentner swallows tongue, saved by doctor

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Berlin (AFP) – Only the quick thinking of VfB Stuttgart’s team doctor rescued captain Christian Gentner, who swallowed his tongue in a horror clash in Saturday’s Bundesliga game against Wolfsburg.

Genter was left bloodied after Wolfsburg goalkeeper Koen Casteels’ knee caught the midfielder on the head late in the 1-0 home victory.

Stuttgart’s Gentner swallows tongue, saved by doctor

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Berlin (AFP) – Only the quick thinking of VfB Stuttgart’s team doctor rescued captain Christian Gentner, who swallowed his tongue in a horror clash in Saturday’s Bundesliga game against Wolfsburg.

Genter was left bloodied after Wolfsburg goalkeeper Koen Casteels’ knee caught the midfielder on the head late in the 1-0 home victory.

Timo Werner cements status as Germany’s top striker

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Stuttgart (Germany) (AFP) – With six goals in eight internationals, Timo Werner seems to be the answer to Germany’s quest for a world-class striker, yet the fleet-footed forward remains unpopular with some German fans.

The 21-year-old, a classic striker, netted twice in Monday’s 6-0 thrashing of Norway, but Germany must wait until their next World Cup qualifier, against Northern Ireland in Belfast on October 5, to secure their Russia 2018 place.

Timo Werner cements status as Germany’s top striker

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Stuttgart (Germany) (AFP) – With six goals in eight internationals, Timo Werner seems to be the answer to Germany’s quest for a world-class striker, yet the fleet-footed forward remains unpopular with some German fans.

The 21-year-old, a classic striker, netted twice in Monday’s 6-0 thrashing of Norway, but Germany must wait until their next World Cup qualifier, against Northern Ireland in Belfast on October 5, to secure their Russia 2018 place.

Germany rout Norway, but wait for World Cup berth

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Stuttgart (Germany) (AFP) – Timo Werner netted twice on Monday as Germany routed Norway 6-0 in a World Cup qualifier, but Joachim Loew’s team must wait until next month to confirm their Russia 2018 place.

The world champions have won all eight of their qualifiers so far to top Group C.

Germany rout Norway, but wait for World Cup berth

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Stuttgart (Germany) (AFP) – Timo Werner netted twice on Monday as Germany routed Norway 6-0 in a World Cup qualifier, but Joachim Loew’s team must wait until next month to confirm their Russia 2018 place.

The world champions have won all eight of their qualifiers so far to top Group C.

Australia keeper Langerak joins Spain’s Levante

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Berlin (AFP) – Australia goalkeeper Mitch Langerak signed for Spanish side UD Levante on Wednesday, quitting Stuttgart following the arrival of Germany international Ron-Robert Zieler.

Langerak, who has made eight appearances for the Socceroos, helped Stuttgart earn promotion back into the Bundesliga last season by winning the second division title.

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Arsenal in talks to sign Berkay Ozcan

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Feuertaufe: Ron-Robert Zieler Concedes From Halfway Line Just One Day After Signing For VfB Stuttgart (Video)

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Having tossed off a season playing deputy to Kasper Schmeichel at Leicester City, goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler moved back to the Bundesliga on Tuesday of this week, signing for newly-promoted VfB Stuttgart.

Stuttgart put their new stopper to work straight away the following day, bringing him on for the second-half of their pre-season friendly against second-tier Dynamo Dresden.

‘It’s The Only Logical Step’ – VfB Stuttgart Terminate Kevin Grosskreutz’s Contract Three Days After Nightclub Scuffle

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VfB Stuttgart have terminated the contract of Kevin Grosskreutz after the midfielder got himself beaten up on a recent night out in the German city.

Grosskreutz and a small group offriends, reportedly members of the Stuttgart youth team, were mauled by a gang of teenagers after leaving thePerkins Park nightclub at around 2:15am on Monday night/Tuesday morning.

Kevin Grosskreutz To Press Criminal Charges After Being Beaten Up By Gang Of Teenagers Outside Stuttgart Nightclub

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VfB Stuttgart utility man Kevin Grosskreutz has vowed to press charges after reportedly being beaten up during a ruckus outside anightclub earlier in the week,

The former Germany international wentout on the tiles in Stuttgart on Monday nightbut ended up in A&Eafter being assaultedand splittinghis head open on the floor.

Bremen thrash Stuttgart to escape bottom three

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Berlin (AFP) Claudio Pizarro netted and winger Fin Bartels scored twice as Werder Bremen thrashed VfB Stuttgart 6-2 on Monday to escape the Bundesliga's bottom three with two games left.

Stuttgart drop to 17th, second from bottom in Germany's top flight, after the rout at Bremen's Weser Stadion, but Bremen are just a point above them in 15th, while Eintracht Frankfurt are 16th, level with VfB on 33 points.

Bremen thrash Stuttgart to escape bottom three

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Berlin (AFP) Claudio Pizarro netted and winger Fin Bartels scored twice as Werder Bremen thrashed VfB Stuttgart 6-2 on Monday to escape the Bundesliga's bottom three with two games left.

Stuttgart drop to 17th, second from bottom in Germany's top flight, after the rout at Bremen's Weser Stadion, but Bremen are just a point above them in 15th, while Eintracht Frankfurt are 16th, level with VfB on 33 points.

Bayern win to go eight points clear in Bundesliga [VIDEO]

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Bayern Munich warmed up for Wednesday's crucial Champions League quarter-final at Benfica with a 3-1 win at Stuttgart on Saturday to maintain their iron-grip on the Bundesliga title race with five games left.

An own goal from Stuttgart defender Georg Niedermeier and a second-half David Alaba strike put Pep Guardiola's Bayern 2-0 up.

Bayern win to go eight points clear in Bundesliga [VIDEO]

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Bayern Munich warmed up for Wednesday's crucial Champions League quarter-final at Benfica with a 3-1 win at Stuttgart on Saturday to maintain their iron-grip on the Bundesliga title race with five games left.

An own goal from Stuttgart defender Georg Niedermeier and a second-half David Alaba strike put Pep Guardiola's Bayern 2-0 up.

Bayer Leverkusen down Stuttgart to boost Euro hopes [VIDEO]

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Bayer Leverkusen rejoined the fight for a Champions League qualifying berth on Sunday with a 2-0 win at VfB Stuttgart that saw them break back into the German Bundesliga's top six.

Goals by Julian Brandt and Karim Bellarabi handed Leverkusen a win that put them level on points with fifth-placed Borussia Moenchengladbach and two points behind Schalke, who sit in the fourth place that offers a spot in next season's Champions League play-offs.

Bayer Leverkusen down Stuttgart to boost Euro hopes [VIDEO]

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Bayer Leverkusen rejoined the fight for a Champions League qualifying berth on Sunday with a 2-0 win at VfB Stuttgart that saw them break back into the German Bundesliga's top six.

Goals by Julian Brandt and Karim Bellarabi handed Leverkusen a win that put them level on points with fifth-placed Borussia Moenchengladbach and two points behind Schalke, who sit in the fourth place that offers a spot in next season's Champions League play-offs.

Perspective needed on FOX’s record-breaking Bundesliga number for Stuttgart-Hamburg

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Congratulations to the Bundesliga and FOX Sports on the record-breaking audience of 468,000 who watched Stuttgart against Hamburg on the over-the-air FOX network last Saturday.

The 468,000 number is the biggest audience ever on US television for a live Bundesliga match. With it being the first of 8 live Bundesliga matches that FOX will be showing this season, the game won't hold the record for long.

Perspective needed on FOX’s record-breaking Bundesliga number for Stuttgart-Hamburg

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Congratulations to the Bundesliga and FOX Sports on the record-breaking audience of 468,000 who watched Stuttgart against Hamburg on the over-the-air FOX network last Saturday.

The 468,000 number is the biggest audience ever on US television for a live Bundesliga match. With it being the first of 8 live Bundesliga matches that FOX will be showing this season, the game won't hold the record for long.

Bayern Munich

Stuttgart coach praises Green's quality following first friendly appearance

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Julian Green transferred from German powerhouse Bayern Munich to join Stuttgart this winter, and his new head coach took the chance to praise his new forward following his first friendly with the club.

Hannes Wolf said Green needs more match practice in the buildup to the second half of the Bundesliga season, but praised the U.

Borussia boss warns Bayern ahead of Stuttgart derby

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Borussia Dortmund's CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has warned Bayern Munich that his team is ready to pounce in the Bundesliga title race should Pep Guardiola's leaders slip up at Stuttgart on Saturday.

With only six games left, the Bavarian giants are five points clear of second-placed Dortmund but face a tricky tie at Stuttgart in the south Germany derby.

Borussia boss warns Bayern ahead of Stuttgart derby

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Borussia Dortmund's CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has warned Bayern Munich that his team is ready to pounce in the Bundesliga title race should Pep Guardiola's leaders slip up at Stuttgart on Saturday.

With only six games left, the Bavarian giants are five points clear of second-placed Dortmund but face a tricky tie at Stuttgart in the south Germany derby.

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Report: Jerome Kiesewetter likely to leave Stuttgart in the summer

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Jerome Kiesewetter has spent the past four years of his career with Bundesliga club Stuttgart, but it now appears that the U.S. Under-23 Men's National Team wingerwill be on the move this summer.

According to German outlet Kicker, Kiesewetteris likely to leave Stuttgart in the summer following the expiration of his contract.