By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Stuttgart closed the gap on Wolfsburg with a comfortable 2-0 win over Arminia Bielefeld.Stuttgart closed the gap on leaders Wolfsburg to one point with a comfortable 2-0 win over Arminia Bielefeld.
Former Liverpool defender Markus Babbel broke the deadlock for Stuttgart on 43 minutes.
Stuttgart made sure of the victory with Cacau grabbing a second goal in the dying seconds.
Schalke climbed out of the bottom three and into the top half of the table with a hard-fought 3-2 win over Bochum.
German international Gerald Asamoah fired the hosts in front on ten minutes and Levan Kobiashvili doubled the lead three minutes later.
Lincoln added a third a minute before the break to put Schalke in total control.
Bochum fought back well in the second half with Zvjezdan Misimovic reducing the arrears five minutes after the break.
Cameroon defender Raymond Kalla notched a second goal on 65 minutes to give Bochum increased hope, but Schalke held on for all three points.
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