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The assistant referee signals for offside against Javier Arizmendi. Free kick taken by Sven Ulreich.
Corner from left by-line taken by Javier Arizmendi.
Unfair challenge on Perez Adrian Colunga by Arthur Boka results in a free kick. Perez Adrian Colunga takes the direct free kick.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Nicolas Fedor Miku. Sven Ulreich restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martin Harnik by Juan Albin. Zdravko Kuzmanovic takes the free kick.
Mata Victor Sanchez fouled by Arthur Boka, the ref awards a free kick. Arthur Boka goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Perez Adrian Colunga takes the free kick.
Jose Manuel Mane has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area missing to the wide left of the goal.
Mata Victor Sanchez gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Christian Gentner. Free kick crossed by Zdravko Kuzmanovic.
Foul by Mata Victor Sanchez on Martin Harnik, free kick awarded. Martin Harnik restarts play with the free kick.
Ciprian Marica sent from the field by the ref for violent conduct.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Daniel Cata Diaz by Ciprian Marica. Daniel Cata Diaz restarts play with the free kick.
Nicolas Fedor Miku challenges Mamadou Bah unfairly and gives away a free kick. The referee shows Nicolas Fedor Miku a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Sven Ulreich.
Martin Harnik grabs a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top right corner of the goal. Getafe 0-3 VfB Stuttgart.Assist on the goal came from Arthur Boka.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Christian Gentner.
Mauro German Camoranesi goes off and Christian Gentner comes on.
(VfB Stuttgart) makes a substitution, with Christian Gentner coming on for Mauro German Camoranesi.
Timo Gebhart gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Javier Arizmendi. Mata Victor Sanchez restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Nicolas Fedor Miku by Timo Gebhart results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Perez Adrian Colunga.
Jose Manuel Mane has an effort at goal from outside the box missing to the wide left of the goal.
Inswinging corner taken by Perez Adrian Colunga from the left by-line.
Nicolas Fedor Miku joins the action as a substitute, replacing Ibrahim Kas.
Timo Gebhart finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Getafe 0-2 VfB Stuttgart.The assist for the goal came from Ciprian Marica.
Perez Adrian Colunga is ruled offside. Sven Ulreich restarts play with the free kick.
Fernandez Borja gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Patrick Funk. Direct free kick taken by Zdravko Kuzmanovic.
Del Moral Manu comes on in place of Corpa Adrian. Timo Gebhart is brought on as a substitute for Serdar Tasci.
Cristian Molinaro fouled by Mata Victor Sanchez, the ref awards a free kick. Arthur Boka takes the direct free kick.
Fernandez Borja challenges Martin Harnik unfairly and gives away a free kick. Arthur Boka delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, save made by Oscar Ustari.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Perez Adrian Colunga. Sven Ulreich takes the indirect free kick.
Patrick Funk gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Perez Adrian Colunga. Patrick Funk goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Jose Manuel Mane takes the direct free kick.
Header from close range by Javier Arizmendi misses to the right of the goal.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Perez Adrian Colunga, clearance by Ciprian Marica.
Daniel Cata Diaz fouled by Ciprian Marica, the ref awards a free kick. Javi Casquero goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Oscar Ustari takes the direct free kick.
Derek Boateng has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Georg Niedermaier on for Mathieu Delpierre. Derek Boateng leaves the field to be replaced by Javi Casquero.
Juan Albin has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Cristian Molinaro gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Perez Adrian Colunga. Juan Albin has an effort direct from the free kick.
Martin Harnik takes a shot. Oscar Ustari makes a save.
Perez Adrian Colunga has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.
Martin Harnik produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the area and strikes the post.
Shot from just outside the box by Javier Arizmendi goes over the crossbar.
Javier Arizmendi fouled by Patrick Funk, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Perez Adrian Colunga.
Martin Harnik is caught offside. Oscar Ustari restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Arthur Boka from the left by-line.
Arthur Boka takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by Javier Arizmendi.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Mauro German Camoranesi from the right by-line.
Corner taken by Mauro German Camoranesi from the right by-line.
Ciprian Marica finds the back of the net with a goal from just outside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Getafe 0-1 VfB Stuttgart.
Header by Juan Albin from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Short corner taken by Perez Adrian Colunga.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Martin Harnik. Daniel Cata Diaz takes the free kick.
Ibrahim Kas gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ciprian Marica. Direct free kick taken by Mauro German Camoranesi.
Ciprian Marica takes a shot. Save by Oscar Ustari.
Derek Boateng gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Martin Harnik. Zdravko Kuzmanovic restarts play with the free kick.
Ciprian Marica gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jose Manuel Mane. Derek Boateng takes the direct free kick.
Effort from close range by Mauro German Camoranesi goes wide left of the target.
Close range shot by Mauro German Camoranesi goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Cata Diaz on Mauro German Camoranesi. Booking for Daniel Cata Diaz. Patrick Funk takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Arthur Boka, Ciprian Marica takes a shot. Save by Oscar Ustari.
Mauro German Camoranesi gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jose Manuel Mane. Oscar Ustari restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mauro German Camoranesi by Ibrahim Kas. Arthur Boka delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, save by Oscar Ustari.
The referee starts the match.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
The second half has started.
The referee signals the end of the game.
Stuttgart out to continue European streak
Stuttgart can ease some of their domestic pain by securing a place in the knockout stages of the Europa League when they take their 100% record to Getafe.
Although they are struggling badly in the Bundesliga - losing seven of their opening 10 games to find themselves stuck in the bottom three - Stuttgart have found European competition a breath of fresh air.
They boast a perfect nine points from nine at the midway point of the group stage after defeating Young Boys, Odense and Getafe, scoring six goals and conceding just one.
That has left Jens Keller's men three points clear of second-placed Young Boys in Group H and within touching distance of the next round.
A victory in Getafe would guarantee that, while even a draw might be enough for the German outfit as long as bottom club Odense fail to beat Young Boys in Denmark.
Keller knows progress in Europe can also have a positive affect on their domestic form, telling the Stuttgarter Zeitung it will "give us self-belief for the league".
They will be without defender Khalid Boulahrouz and striker Pavel Pogrebnjak through injury against Getafe, though.
Both teams go into teh match at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez on the back of league defeats.
Stuttgart went down 2-0 at Wolfsburg, while Getafe lost 3-0 at Athletic Bilbao as Michel's men struggle for consistency.
In 15 competitive matches this season, Getafe have only once managed to claim back-to-back wins, while their overall record stands at six victories, three draws and six defeats.
Getafe captain Manu del Moral, whose side face three key matches in three different competitions over the next week, said: "We are being very inconsistent and this is killing us.
"We are going to try to win against Stuttgart, Barca and Portugalete. It's not going to be easy, but in the Europa League and Copa del Rey we cannot allow ourselves a slip up and in the league at the Coliseum we need to go for the three points, even if it's against an opponent as strong as Barca."
Stuttgart through after win
Stuttgart may be stuttering domestically but they booked their place in the Europa League knockout phase with two matches to spare by extending their 100% record in Group H to four games with a 3-0 victory in Getafe.
Jens Keller's men have lost seven out of 10 games in the Bundesliga to occupy a place in the bottom three, but they again saved their best form for continental competition by seeing off their Spanish opponents at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez with a first-half goal from Ciprian Marica and second-half strikes from Timo Gebhart and Martin Harnik.
Getafe have now lost three of their four matches and are three points behind Swiss side Young Boys in second.
Stuttgart created the first opening in the 17th minute as veteran Italy midfielder Mauro Camoranesi dragged a shot wide of Getafe goalkeeper Oscar Ustari's left-hand post.
The Argentinian keeper was called on to keep out a close-range effort from Marica after 20 minutes but the Romanian put the Bundesliga side ahead five minutes later with a low left-foot shot from 20 yards.
Getafe had won their only previous home group game and Javier Arizmendi threatened an equaliser with a 20-yard left-foot strike which sailed over the crossbar.
Stuttgart came within inches of a second as Austrian forward Harnik struck the post in the 37th minute with a right-foot shot from 12 yards before Adrian Colunga headed a chance wide for the hosts.
Ustari blocked a close-range attempt by Harnik but Getafe were still in the contest and Juan Albin had a free-kick charged down by the Stuttgart wall as half-time approached.
Arizmendi headed a presentable chance wide for Michel's men early in the second period after Marica had cleared Colunga's initial corner.
The three points looked secure for Stuttgart when, in the 64th minute, Marica turned provider to set up Gebhart to fire home from the edge of the area.
Mane responded with a long-range shot wide for Getafe before Camoranesi was forced off by an injury to be replaced by Christian Gentner.
Harnik added Stuttgart's third with a quarter of an hour left when he volleyed home Arthur Boka's cross from the left.
Mane fired wide in the 83rd minute with a hopeful long-range strike but there was to be no consolation for the home side, who face an uphill struggle to get out of this group.
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