They have fallen on hard times in recent seasons, but Stuttgart is still one of the biggest clubs in Germany. The five-time league champions have only missed two Bundesliga seasons since the league's inception in 1963.
Founded in 1893, Stuttgart was a founding member of the Bundesliga, and have only suffered relegation once. They are also the only club to win the UEFA Intertoto cup three times, and also have a UEFA Cup on their trophy case from 1989. For all updates on Stuttgart, look through DW's content collated below.
On the final matchday of the 2015/16 Bundesliga season, all the drama surrounded the relegation battle as Werder Bremen faced Eintracht Frankfurt, leaving Stuttgart in trouble in Wolfsburg. Bayern were already champions, so it was all about their beer shower, while Borussia Dortmund were more worried about one man than their game against Cologne.
Billed as a decisive relegation six-pointer, Werder Bremen trounced Stuttgart, scoring six times to move out of the bottom three. Fin Bartels netted a brace, while Levin Öztunali turned the game in favor of the hosts.
Werder Bremen's clash with Stuttgart is not only a relegation six pointer, but is the first Monday night game in the Bundesliga for 16 years. Many Stuttgart fans have refused to make the long journey to northern Germany.