Stuttgart took a first half 1-0 lead but couldn’t hold onto it as the match ended in a 1-1 draw.
Barcelona was outplayed in the first half and the defense was shaky at times. Stuttgart would take the lead on a Cacau header off a good cross into the box. The home side continued to get chances but couldn’t get another goal, which would come back to haunt them in the second half.
The visitors came out much better in the second half and would find the equalizer in the 52nd minute. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored on a rebound as his first shot was saved but Lehmann couldn’t keep out the second. The final 35 or so minutes were scoreless but both sides would get chances.
Cacau 25′ (1-0)
Ibrahimovic 52′ (1-1)