Bochum knock Stuttgart out of German Cup
Berlin: Second division football club Bochum has defeated first division team Stuttgart 2-0 in the first round of the German Cup.
It was a lackluster performance from Stuttgart, who after Mainz became the second top-flight club to be knocked out in the opening round, reports Xinhua.
Bochum striker Simon Terrode scored twice to give his side a memorable win Saturday.
It was Stuttgart`s first first-round elimination after 18 years.
Elsewhere, Borussia Dortmund progressed into the second round thrashing Stuttgarter Kickers 4-1, Cologne crushed Braunschweig 4-0, Monchengladbach overpowered Homburg 3-1, Hertha Berlin reaped a 4-2 win at Viktoria Cologne, Hannover sealed a 3-1 victory at Astoria Walldorf, Eintracht Braunschweig wrapped up a neat 1-0 win over Bremer SV and Frankfurt downed Viktoria Berlin 2-0.