Kiel may have been outplayed but that doesn’t mean the didn’t deserve a crack at the Bundesliga.
A 3-1 defeat for Würzburg confirms what has seemed inevitable for some time.
Suleiman Abdullahi and Martin Kobylanski star in a thumping over Osnabrück
Manuel Riemann was a big a part of the win as the men who scored the three goals.
SC Paderborn 07 were the deserving winners over FC St. Pauli, winning a first game in four to move back into the top half.
The 1-1 draw at the Volksparkstadion maintained the Storks unbeaten record against HSV in the 2. Bundesliga.
Hamburg remains Braun-Weiß! Daniel-Kofi Kyereh, a man who has a taste for the big moments, struck a rocket into Sven Ulreich’s goal with just two minutes left of the Stadtderby.
Kiel dominated much of the game but it was the hosts that coped better with their various absentees.
In an incredible ending, Fabian Schleusener spared 1. FC Nürnberg from relegation to the 3. Liga thanks to the away goals rule after a 3-1 defeat to FC Ingolstadt 04 on the day.
1. FC Nürnberg outplayed FC Ingolstadt 04 as they take a 2-0 lead into the second leg of their ‘Relegation’ play-off.