You would have struggled to turn Matchday 34 into an award-winning film – but it was easily just as dramatic. The South-West side stunned the millions watching at home to keep their survival hopes alive.
The Green-and-Whites confirmed their legendary trainer will leave the club this summer after a difficult campaign in the Bundesliga, and their lowest finish since 1981.
Norbert Meier’s side will face Hannover on the final game of the season with their league status still not secured for next season. They couldn’t hold their nerve, as they slumped to a 2-1 defeat to Nurnberg.
Hoffenheim’s Sven Schipplock kept the Hopp machine laughing for another day, as they held back the inevitable for another weekend with an old Bundesliga cog being sucked into a dramatic end to the season.
This is one that will be cherished for many a time in Stuttgart. A victory over rivals Freiburg has booked them a spot in the DFB Pokal final AND guaranteed European qualification for next season. In an enthralling end-to-end clash, here is a summary from @blfuk’s twitter feed.
Although a narrow victory against FSV Mainz 05 on Saturday maintained their push for Europe, things aren’t too rosy behind the scenes in Hamburg with a substantial loss expected for this financial year. Senior Editor, Ross Dunbar, explains the problems at the Volkspark.
They needed a miracle … and it came! With three minutes remaining, BVB were out of the tournament, trailing 2-1 to the Spanish side before Reus and the Brazilian created memorable scenes in Dortmund.
The international break in the season has come at the wrong time for Augsburg. Their form in 2013 is a stark contrast from that at the start of the campaign with trainer Markus Weinzierl getting his feet under the desk in Bavaria.
Nuri Sahin has heard the famous chant of his forename from the Sudtribune many times before. But the Borussia Dortmund midfielder can hardly be blamed for pinching himself, taking the adulation from the…
The table-toppers took their goal-scoring tally to 100 for the season in competitive games and handed revenge to Leverkusen for their defeat in the reverse fixture.