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Silas Wamanjitoka scored a brace as Stuttgart beat Werder Bremen 2-1 in the German Bundesliga.
Bremen, Germany: Silas and Wamanjituka scored twice as rising Stuttgart continued their impressive return to the Bundesliga, with their 2-1 win over Werder Bremen on Sunday.
Stuttgart returned to the top half of the table to finish eighth with victory, and came back from a 3-1 loss to Bayern Munich last week, and has maintained his record in every league game since his return to the top of Germany. Flight. Bremen drops to 12th.
Bremen winger Tahith Chung, on loan from Manchester United, gave his first league game since October 31, but his main contribution was abandoning the penalty kick that decided the match.
Japanese Stuttgart midfielder Chung, Wataru Endo, missed the penalty area and the referee needed no more time to decide to award the penalty kick. Wamangituka wrongly sent goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka and hit the ball in the upper-left corner of the net.
Wamangituka made it 2-0 in extra time when he intercepted a back pass from Mer Toprak, turning around the goalkeeper and dropping the ball into the empty net at a deliberately slow pace. This gave Wamangituka a yellow card for his unsportsmanlike behavior and angered Bremen defender Davy Silk, who boycotted the Wamangitokas celebrations and later described the attacker’s behavior as lacking respect ”in comments to Sky Channel.
Salke scored a goal for Bremen shortly after the match resumed, but there was no time to chase the equalizer.
Schalke 04 will host Bayer Leverkusen later on Sunday.
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