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2020-21 German Bundesliga
  • Marco Richter (46')
  • Marco Richter (76')
  • Nicolás González (10' PEN)
  • Silas Wamangituka (29')
  • Gonzalo Castro (61')
  • Daniel Didavi (87')

Stuttgart snap winless run with 4-1 demolition of Augsburg

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Stuttgart back on track with 4-1 thrashing of Augsburg (1:45)

Stuttgart make light work of Augsburg away from home, ending a three-match winless run in the Bundesliga. (1:45)

Visitors VfB Stuttgart cruised past 10-man Augsburg 4-1 on Sunday to secure a first win in four Bundesliga matches and climb to 10th place in the standings.

Stuttgart, who had not won since crushing Borussia Dortmund 5-1 last month and had lost their last two matches, took a 2-0 lead with goals from Nicolas Gonzalez and Silas Wamangituka.

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Marco Richter cut the deficit for hosts Augsburg a minute after the restart but Gonzalo Castro volleyed in at the far post to restore Stuttgart's two-goal cushion just past the hour.

To make matters worse for Augsburg, Richter was sent off in the 77th minute following his second booking in the space of four minutes.

Substitute Daniel Didavi slid in at the far post to seal Stuttgart's victory and they leapfrogged Augsburg into 10th place on 21 points. Augsburg dropped to 11th on 19.

Bayern Munich top the table on 33 points despite their 3-2 loss at Borussia Moenchengladbach, with second-placed RB Leipzig on 31 following their 3-1 defeat by Dortmund.

German Bundesliga Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Bayern Munich 28 +44 65
2 RB Leipzig 28 +29 60
3 VfL Wolfsburg 28 +23 54
4 Eintracht Frankfurt 28 +19 53
5 Borussia Dortmund 28 +17 46
6 Bayer Leverkusen 27 +13 43
7 FC Union Berlin 28 +8 40
8 Borussia Monchengladbach 28 +5 40
9 VfB Stuttgart 28 +6 39
10 SC Freiburg 28 -2 37
11 FC Augsburg 27 -12 32
12 TSG Hoffenheim 27 -6 30
13 Werder Bremen 28 -11 30
14 Hertha Berlin 28 -14 26
15 Arminia Bielefeld 28 -24 26
16 Mainz 27 -19 25
17 FC Cologne 27 -22 23
18 Schalke 04 27 -54 10