BERLIN – Mario Gomez celebrated his return to Stuttgart with a hand within the aspect’s late aim to beat visiting Hertha Berlin 1-Zero within the Bundesliga on Saturday.
The Germany striker was being held by Hertha defender Niklas Stark and appealed for a penalty after they each fell over, just for the ball to come back off Stark and loop over his personal goalkeeper. Referee Felix Brych allowed the aim to face.
Gomez was enjoying his first aggressive sport for Stuttgart since rejoining the aspect in a winter switch from Wolfsburg. The 32-year-old Gomez’s profession started with Stuttgart youth sides earlier than he helped the senior aspect win the Bundesliga in 2007.
Stuttgart climbed away from the relegation zone and was simply 4 factors behind Hertha in mid-table.
Niclas Fuellkrug scored a hat trick as Hannover got here from two targets down at dwelling to beat Mainz Three-2 and transfer two factors above Hertha.
Additionally, Augsburg defeated Hamburger SV 1-Zero to go away the customer caught within the relegation zone.
Eintracht Frankfurt and Werder Bremen have been held to 1-1 attracts at dwelling by Freiburg and Hoffenheim, respectively.
Second-place Schalke was visiting Leipzig for the late sport.
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