Dortmund beat Stuttgart

BERLIN, April 9: Borussia Dortmund beat VfB Stuttgart 3-0 on Sunday to bounce back from last week’s 6-0 defeat at Bayern Munich and boost their chances of qualifying for the Champions League next season.

Christian Pulisic, Michy Batshuayi and Maximilian Philipp shared the goals as Dortmund closed the gap on second-placed Schalke to one point and handed VfB Stuttgart their first defeat in eight games since Tayfun Korku took over as coach. IANS