Guirassy nets brace as Stuttgart finish ahead of Bayern Munich in Bundesliga


Serhou Guirassy was on target twice on the final game of the Bundesliga season as Stuttgart defeated Borussia Monchengladbach 4-0 and finished second behind champions Bayer Leverkusen.

The Guinea international has been in superb scoring form for Die Schwaben this season and scored his 27th league goal of the season when he opened proceedings in the 23rd minute with a powerful header.

It was 12th time he scored the opening goal in the Bundesliga this season, equalling the record set by Gerd Muller (1969-70 season), Ailton (2003-04 season and Stefan Kiessling (2012-13 season)

Guirassy made it a brace eight minutes later when he finished off brilliantly after receiving a fine pass from Atakan Karazor.

It meant Guirassy finished with 28 goals in as many Bundesliga games, making him the outright top scorer for Stuttgart in a season.

Guirassy turned provider for Woo-Yeong Jeong to make it 3-0 for Stuttgart in the 75th minute before the South Korean assisted Congolese forward Silas Katompa Mvumpa for the fourth and final goal in the 83rd minute.

The result made Stuttgart leapfrog Bayern Munich into second place after the Bavarian giants lost 4-2 at Hoffenheim in one of nine simultaneous fixtures.

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