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Wolfsburg 3-1 Stuttgart

Werder Bremen fans celebrate survival
Werder Bremen fans celebrate survival

Stuttgart were relegated after 39 years in Germany's top flight as Werder Bremen pulled off a dramatic escape.

Stuttgart, the 2007 Bundesliga champions, lost 3-1 on the final day at Wolfsburg to go down.

Bremen, who could have been relegated, scored a late winner to beat fellow strugglers Eintracht Frankfurt 1-0 and secure safety.

Eintracht finished 16th and face a promotion-relegation play-off with Nurnberg, third in the second tier.

Relegated in 1975, Stuttgart secured promotion back to the top flight in 1977.

Fans of VFB Stuttgart
Stuttgart fans will watch second-tier football next season for the first time in 39 years

Line-ups

Wolfsburg

  • 28Casteels
  • 8Vieirinha
  • 25Naldo
  • 18DanteBooked at 85mins
  • 4Schäfer
  • 23Guilavogui
  • 7CaligiuriSubstituted forTräschat 70'minutes
  • 30SeguinSubstituted forDraxlerat 73'minutes
  • 27Arnold
  • 17Schürrle
  • 11KruseBooked at 36minsSubstituted forDostat 64'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Benaglio
  • 10Draxler
  • 12Dost
  • 15Träsch
  • 21Horn
  • 31Knoche
  • 32Putaro

Stuttgart

  • 1Langerak
  • 37ZimmermannSubstituted forMaximat 76'minutes
  • 3SchwaabBooked at 88mins
  • 5Baumgartl
  • 2Insúa
  • 8Rupp
  • 20Gentner
  • 19WernerSubstituted forHarnikat 32'minutes
  • 10Didavi
  • 18KosticBooked at 55mins
  • 23KravetsSubstituted forTashchyat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Niedermeier
  • 7Harnik
  • 14Heise
  • 16Klein
  • 22Tyton
  • 34Tashchy
  • 44Maxim
Referee:
Manuel Gräfe
Attendance:
30,000

Match Stats

Home TeamWolfsburgAway TeamStuttgart
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home17
Away13
Shots on Target
Home7
Away6
Corners
Home7
Away9
Fouls
Home8
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, VfL Wolfsburg 3, VfB Stuttgart 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, VfL Wolfsburg 3, VfB Stuttgart 1.

Attempt saved. Martin Harnik (VfB Stuttgart) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Goal!

Goal! VfL Wolfsburg 3, VfB Stuttgart 1. André Schürrle (VfL Wolfsburg) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Julian Draxler.

Attempt missed. Julian Draxler (VfL Wolfsburg) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Vieirinha with a cross.

Booking

Daniel Schwaab (VfB Stuttgart) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Julian Draxler (VfL Wolfsburg) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Daniel Schwaab (VfB Stuttgart).

Corner, VfB Stuttgart. Conceded by Koen Casteels.

Attempt saved. Alexandru Maxim (VfB Stuttgart) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Booking

Dante (VfL Wolfsburg) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Dante (VfL Wolfsburg).

Boris Tashchy (VfB Stuttgart) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Koen Casteels (VfL Wolfsburg) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Boris Tashchy (VfB Stuttgart).

Corner, VfB Stuttgart. Conceded by Marcel Schäfer.

Foul by Josuha Guilavogui (VfL Wolfsburg).

Filip Kostic (VfB Stuttgart) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, VfL Wolfsburg. Conceded by Lukas Rupp.

Attempt blocked. Julian Draxler (VfL Wolfsburg) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Naldo.

Hand ball by Emiliano Insúa (VfB Stuttgart).

Attempt saved. Timo Baumgartl (VfB Stuttgart) header from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Christian Gentner.

Corner, VfB Stuttgart. Conceded by Maximilian Arnold.

Foul by Christian Träsch (VfL Wolfsburg).

Alexandru Maxim (VfB Stuttgart) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, VfL Wolfsburg. Conceded by Mitchell Langerak.

Attempt saved. Vieirinha (VfL Wolfsburg) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Bas Dost.

Attempt missed. Bas Dost (VfL Wolfsburg) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by André Schürrle.

Goal!

Goal! VfL Wolfsburg 2, VfB Stuttgart 1. Daniel Didavi (VfB Stuttgart) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Foul by Naldo (VfL Wolfsburg).

Martin Harnik (VfB Stuttgart) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, VfB Stuttgart. Alexandru Maxim replaces Matthias Zimmermann.

Attempt missed. André Schürrle (VfL Wolfsburg) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Julian Draxler.

Attempt missed. Matthias Zimmermann (VfB Stuttgart) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, VfL Wolfsburg. Julian Draxler replaces Paul Seguin.

Attempt missed. Marcel Schäfer (VfL Wolfsburg) left footed shot from long range on the left is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Christian Träsch.

Foul by Dante (VfL Wolfsburg).

Martin Harnik (VfB Stuttgart) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Hand ball by Filip Kostic (VfB Stuttgart).

Substitution

Substitution, VfL Wolfsburg. Christian Träsch replaces Daniel Caligiuri.

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 14th May 2016

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As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Bayern Munich34284280176388
2B Dortmund34246482344878
3B Leverkusen341861056401660
4B Mgladbach341741367501755
5Schalke34157125149252
6Mainz34148124642450
7Hertha Berlin34148124242050
8Wolfsburg34129134749-245
9Köln341013113842-443
10Hamburg34118154046-641
11Ingolstadt341010143342-940
12Augsburg34911144252-1038
13Werder Bremen34108165065-1538
14Darmstadt34911143853-1538
15Hoffenheim34910153954-1537
16Frankfurt3499163452-1836
17Stuttgart3496195075-2533
18Hannover3474233162-3125
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