Dec 14, 2013 at 5.30pm UK
Rodriguez (38'), Diego (53'), Perisic (78')
Medojevic (31'), Diego (55')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Werner (57')
Rausch (20'), Harnik (53')

Result: Wolfsburg ease past Stuttgart

Stuttgart's midfielder Moritz Leitner and Wolfsburg's Brazilian midfielder Diego vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match VfL Wolfsburg vs VfB Stuttgart in the German city of Wolfsburg on December 14, 2013
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Ricardo Rodriguez, Diego and Ivan Perisic score for Wolfsburg as they get the better of Stuttgart 3-1 at home in the Bundesliga.

Wolfsburg have registered a 3-1 victory over Stuttgart at the Volkswagen Arena in the Bundesliga.

The hosts dominated proceedings in the first half and broke the deadlock on 38 minutes through Ricardo Rodriguez, who shot home with a left-footed free kick.

Diego doubled Wolfsburg's advantage in the 53rd minute with a free kick of his own, finding the bottom left corner with a right-footed effort.

Stuttgart halved the deficit just four minutes later through Timo Werner, but Ivan Perisic secured the points for the home team with his goal 12 minutes from time.

The win has lifted Wolfsburg to fifth in the league table, while Stuttgart are in 10th place.

Wolfsburg's Brazilian midfielder Diego is pictured during the German first division Bundesliga football match between FC Nuremberg vs VfL Wolfsburg in Nuremberg, southern Germany, on November 23, 2013
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