FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — Mario Gomez scored twice for Stuttgart to continue its remarkable run under new coach Tayfun Korkut in beating Freiburg 2-1 in the Bundesliga on Friday.
Korkut has led the side to five wins and two draws since taking over at the end of January, virtually ending the side's relegation worries.
Schalke beats Cologne 1-0 in 3rd round of German Cup
BERLIN (AP) — Max Meyer's unusual goal was enough for Schalke to beat Cologne 1-0 in the third round of the German Cup on Tuesday.
Bastian Oczipka sent in a corner that Meyer reached and headed on with the back of his head, only to see the ball loop over Cologne goalkeeper Timo Horn and go in at the far post in the 63rd minute.
Mainz came from behind to beat Bundesliga rival Stuttgart 3-1 at home after Dennis Aogo missed a penalty that would have put the visitors 2-0 up.
BUNDESLIGA 2017-18: Guide to the 2 promoted teams
BERLIN (AP) — A look at Stuttgart and Hannover as the promoted teams prepare for the opening weekend of the Bundesliga.
Stuttgart, which won the Bundesliga in 2007, was relegated in 2016 but bounced straight back by winning the second division last season.