Before closing this Bundesliga season, it was necessary to play the 33rd and penultimate day of the championship. This Saturday afternoon, 14 of the 18 elite teams of German football faced each other in high-stakes matches. Indeed, 4 teams likely to go down in 2. Bundesliga were played from 3:30 pm. At the top of the table, two teams could still believe in Europe. Hertha Berlin, 13th at kick-off, received Cologne, 17th, while Bremen, 15th, moved onto the lawn of Ausburg, 14th. On the European side, Frankfurt, 5th, went to Schalke, 18th and already relegated, and on the other side, Leverkusen, 6th, hosted Union Berlin, 8th.
We were witnessing several surprises, including the draw for Bayern, already champion in Freiburg, 9th (2-2), despite Robert Lewandowski’s 40th goal of the season, Gerd Müller’s record equaled. There was also the defeat of Frankfurt against Schalke in a very lively match (4-3). A misstep that Leverkusen did not take advantage of, which drew against Union Berlin (1-1). On the relegation side, it was Ausbourg who carried out the best operation by winning against Werder (2-0) while Hertha Berlin and Cologne were neutralized (0-0). With this victory, Ausbourg was given air and to gain a place (13th), passing again in front of Hertha. Despite their draw, Frankfurt passed Dortmund, becoming the new 4th in this Bundesliga.
The 3:30 p.m. results:
Ausbourg 2 – 0 Bremen: Khedira (57th), Caliguiri (90th)
Bielefeld 1 – 1 Hoffenheim: Voglsammer (23rd); Kramarić (5th)
Freiburg 2 – 2 Bayern Munich: Gulde (29th), Günter (81st); Lewandowski (26th, sp), Sané (53rd)
Hertha 0 – 0 Cologne
Leverkusen 1 – 1 Union Berlin: Wirtz (26th); Pohjanpalo (72nd)
Monchengladbach 1 – 2 Stuttgart : Stindl (45th); Endo (72nd), Kalajdzic (77th)
Schalke 4 – 3 Frankfurt: Huntelaar (15th), Blendi (52nd), Flick (60th), Hoppe (64th); André Silva (29th, 72nd), N’Dicka (51st)
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