FC Augsburg and Hertha BSC collect very important points in the relegation battle and celebrate the rescue. Werder Bremen hits 16th, and 1. Colin FC should shiver as well. Robert Lewandowski reached a great mark, and Frankfurt lost a tumultuous match.
Werder Bremen suffered the next setback in the relegation battle of the Bundesliga, and FC Augsburg, Hertha Berlin and FSV Mainz 05 were saved. Augsburg settled the bunker duel against Werder Bremen 2-0 (0-0) on Saturday, round 33, Hertha Berlin achieved 0-0 victory over 1. FC Cologne. 17th-place Rheinlander with 30 points have to tremble before the 34th round of the Bundesliga as well as Bremen 16th (31) and Armenia Bielefeld 15th. East Westphalia did not overtake 1: 1 (1: 1) against TSG 1899 Hoffenheim.
In the 2: 2 (1: 1) minute of champion Bayern Munich in Freiburg, striker Robert Lewandowski scored his 40th goal this season, thus equaling Gerd Muller’s record in the Bundesliga in the 1971/72 season. In the fight for the first division, Eintracht Frankfurt had to accept the next setback at 3: 4 (1: 1) in Schalke 04, which had already been relegated.
Bayer Leverkusen secured their participation in the European League in sixth place after a 1-1 (1-0) draw against Union Berlin. Borussia Moenchengladbach suffered a 1: 2 defeat (1: 0) against Stuttgart, and with just 46 points, it ranks eighth with Union (seventh / 47 points), Stuttgart (9/45) and Friborg (10/45) 45). On the 34th day for seventh place and thus participate in the Conference League qualifiers.
In Bielefeld, Hoffenheim striker Andrei Kramaric met early in the lead (the fifth minute), and Andreas Vogelsamer managed to equalize quickly with a direct free kick (23). Bielefeld’s team missed the potential victory in several good goal opportunities.
Vargas flies off the field
The bunker duel against Bremen also began with an early shock to Augsburg. Robin Vargas saw the red card after emergency braking (thirteenth place). However, for 36 minutes the hosts outnumbered their numbers, then Werder’s Christian Gross scored yellow and red (49th). Rani Khedira scored the important goal 1-0 (57), and Daniel Caligiuri came out perfectly late (90 / penalty kick). In Berlin, a goalless draw was enough for Hertha to stay in the classroom, the Cologne team should continue to shiver in seventeenth place.
In Freiburg, it took just 26 minutes before Lewandowski equaled Muller’s record. The Polish converted a penalty kick and was celebrated by his teammates and coaching team with a trellis. The owners of the land were able to equalize the result quickly through Manuel Goldie (29). Leroy Sané’s goal made the score 2-1 (53rd), and Christian Günter responded by winning 2-2 (81).
Frankfurt remained without victory for the third time in a row. Klas Jan Huntelaar gave a margin to Schalke after a penalty kick (15). Forwards Andre Silva (29th) and Evan Ndika (51st) turned the game over before the youths of Blenden Andrezi (52nd), Florian Flick (60th) and Matthew Hope (64th) beat Schalke 04. 3: 4 Once again Silva (72) did not change anything. In the struggle for the Champions League, Eintracht should appear in fifth place on Sunday in the match between Borussia Dortmund in Mainz and the match between Leipzig and Wolfsburg.
Young Florian Wirtz gave Leverkusen the lead against Union (26), Bayer loaned Joel Pohangpalou to score 1-1 (72). In Gladbach, Captain Lars Stendel (45th) took the lead, before FFP flipped the match with Wataru Endo (72) and Sasa Kalajdzic (78th).