Borussia Monchengladbach jumped back up to second place in the Bundesliga with a 3-0 victory.
Three goals in the last twenty minutes saw the guys return of Dieter Hecking to winning ways at RB Leipzig after the costly change of last weekend.
Striker Raffael broke the deadlock at the 69th minute and Florian Neuhaus sealed the points for the side with his strike eight minutes.
Stuttgart had replacement Erik Thommy sent off in the 83rd minute and one minute later – when Benjamin Pavard scored an own goal to make it 3-0 their misery was complete.
Daniel Brosinsky’s late equaliser cost Hannover the chance to go out of the relegation zone following a 1-1 draw at Mainz.
The people looked set to hang on for three points on the rear of Hendrik Weydandt opener.
However, Brosinski penalty sealed a point to the home side before Hannover had defender Oliver Sorg shipped \deep in injury time for a second bookable offence.