By Peter ORourke
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Schalke moved top of Die Bundesliga with a 1-0 win over title rivals Bayern Munich.Schalke moved top of Die Bundesliga with a 1-0 win over title rivals Bayern Munich.
Brazilian ace Lincoln netted the all-important winning goal for Schalke on 69 minutes to give the hosts all three points.
The win lifts Schalke three points clear at the top of the table and puts them in pole position to win the title this season.
Stuttgart climbed up to third spot with an impressive 2-0 win at Borussia Dortmund.
Silvio Meissner broke the deadlock for Stuttgart two minutes before the break.
Stuttgart suffered a blow when Fernando Meira was sent off three minutes after the break for a professional foul.
The visitors won a penalty in the final minute when Christian Worns was sent off for a professional foul and Meissner made no mistake from the spot to seal the victory.