Bundesliga goals: Bremen hit Stuttgart for four; Hamburg stay in title hunt with win over Cottbus

Werder Bremen 4 – Stuttgart 0 (Bundesliga, March 15, 2009) Werder Bremen crushed Stuttgart, Diego (brilliant free-kick) and Claudio Pizarro putting the hosts’ 2-up before Markus Rosenberg grabbed a brace (first and second) to end Stuttgart’s nine match unbeaten league run since coach Markus Babbel took over.

Hamburg 2 – Energie Cottbus 0 (Bundesliga, March 15, 2009) Ivica Olic headed Hamburg into a 32nd minute lead while a free-kick from Piotr Trochowski seven minutes later secured the points for the home side.