Stuttgart Relegated From German Bundesliga, Werder Bremen Survive

Updated: 14 May 2016 21:52 IST

Stuttgart, who finished three points below Frankfurt in the German Bundesliga, joined already-relegated Hannover in the second tier

Stuttgart Relegated From German Bundesliga, Werder Bremen Survive
Stuttgart, who lost to Wolfsburg 3-1 on the final day, join already-relegated Hannover in the second tier. © AFP

Berlin:

Stuttgart were relegated on the final day of the German Bundesliga by losing at Wolfsburg 3-1, while Werder Bremen clinched survival with a late 1-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.

Papy Djilobodji prodded the ball over after a goalmouth scramble in the 88th minute for Bremen to overtake Frankfurt, who face a two-leg playoff against Nuremberg, third in the second division, to determine which side plays top-tier football next season.

Stuttgart, who finished three points below Frankfurt, joined already-relegated Hannover in the second tier.

Bayern Munich kicked off their title celebrations with a 3-1 win over Hannover.

Second-place Borussia Dortmund drew with Cologne 2-2 to stay unbeaten at home all season.

Also, Schalke won at Hoffenheim 4-1 to move to fifth, overtaking Mainz and Hertha Berlin after their goalless draw.

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Highlights
  • Stuttgart lost to Wolfsburg and were relegated from Bundesliga
  • They join Hannover in Germany's second tier
  • Bremen clinched survival with a late 1-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt
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