Stuttgart beats Unirea 3-1 to advance to 2nd stage

BY foxsports • December 9, 2009

Stuttgart advanced to the knockout stage of the Champions League with a 3-1 victory over Unirea on Wednesday, giving new coach Christian Gross an impressive debut.

Ciprian Marica, Christian Traesch and Pavel Pogrebnyak scored inside the first 11 minutes to stun the Romanian team, which went into the match with a two-point lead over Stuttgart in Group G.

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