Werder Bremen leapt out of the Bundesliga relegation zone in emphatic style on Monday night with a 6-2 win over Stuttgart, who took their place inside the bottom two on goal difference.
Fin Bartels put Bremen in front after 10 minutes but Daniel Didavi levelled for the guests.
Stuttgart's night started to take a turn for the worse when Federico Barba put through his own goal and Levin Oztunali added a third.
Barba made amends for his own goal by cutting Bremen's lead, but Claudio Pizarro, Bartels...
Hamburg held on for a valuable 2-1 victory over relegation rivals Werder Bremen, who missed a penalty in a dramatic northern Germany derby on Friday night.
Two goals from Pierre-Michel Lasogga gave Hamburg the lead in a first half they dominated.
It was a different story in the second 45 minutes, though, with Anthony Ujah pulling a goal back for Bremen after Claudio Pizarro had missed a penalty.
However, the visitors ran out of steam and Hamburg were able to hold for a victory which moves them six points...
Werder Bremen striker Claudio Pizarro has indicated that he plans to stay at the club for at least one more season.
Pizarro, 37, joined Bremen for the third time in his career in September when he signed a short-term contract until the end of the season.
He had warmed the bench at Bayern Munich in the 2014-15 campaign, making only 17 appearances and starting on just two occasions before the expiry of his contract last summer.
The Peru international has proved a big success upon his return to the...
Referee Tobias Stieler has apologised after awarding a penalty for an Arturo Vidal dive in Bayern Munich's 2-0 DFB Pokal semifinal win over Werder Bremen.
Bayern settled the tie when Thomas Muller converted the spot kick in the 71st minute of the game at the Allianz Arena as they secured a place in the final.
Bayern had been leading courtesy of Muller's first-half header at the time of the incident but had come under growing pressure from the visitors, who saw an equaliser ruled out in the 61st...