VfB Stuttgart edged in direction of the European locations within the Bundesliga with a 1-Zero residence win over Werder Bremen on Sunday because of a late Ludwig Augustinsson personal aim. Pellegrino Matarazzo’s Stuttgart broke the impasse 9 minutes from time when winger Borna Sosa’s cross was was his personal internet by Bremen defender Augustinsson. The hosts at the moment are unbeaten of their final six residence league video games and seventh within the desk, 4 factors from the European locations. Stuttgart can trim the hole subsequent Saturday after they host fifth-placed Borussia Dortmund, who they thrashed 5-1 in a shocking away efficiency final December.
Bremen’s third straight defeat leaves them 13th within the desk and 7 factors from the relegation locations.
The guests’ greatest likelihood got here when striker Niclas Fuellkrug fired simply over the bar early within the second half.
Bremen midfielder Maximilian Eggestein is suspended for subsequent week’s league recreation at residence to second-placed RB Leipzig after incomes his fifth yellow card of the season.
Florian Kohfeldt’s Bremen will play for a German Cup semi-final place on Wednesday in a rearranged last-eight conflict at second-division Jahn Regensburg.