Fortuna Düsseldorf maintained their Bundesliga 2 status for another year after recording a 2-0 victory away to Eintracht Braunschweig on the final day of the season.
Eintracht Braunschweig narrowed the gap on fifth-placed VfL Bochum with an entertaining 3-2 win at the rewirpowerSTADION.
Defeat to Eintracht Braunschweig means that RB Leipzig could pip 1. FC Nürnberg to second with a win against Karlsruher SC next Sunday.
TSV 1860 Munich climbed out of the automatic relegation places on goal difference after Rubin Okotie’s late goal earned them a 1-0 victory over Eintracht Braunschweig at the Allianz Arena.
SC Freiburg moved a point clear of RB Leipzig at the top of the Bundesliga 2 standings after Marc-Oliver Kempf scored a dramatic injury-time equaliser against Eintracht Braunschweig on Matchday 30.
1. FC Heidenheim 1846 produced a spirited second-half comeback to draw 2-2 with Eintracht Braunschweig at the Voith-Arena on Matchday 29.
SC Paderborn 07's bid to beat the drop suffered another blow on Matchday 28 as they let a one-goal lead slip in a 2-1 loss to Eintracht Braunschweig.
1. FC Union Berlin won a fifth successive home game with a 3-1 triumph over Eintracht Braunschweig on Friday evening to all but secure their place in the Bundesliga 2 again next season.
SpVgg Greuther Fürth outclassed Eintracht Braunschweig with a 3-0 win over Die Löwen on Friday.
Eintracht Braunschweig's faint hopes of promotion suffered another blow after a 1-1 draw with basement boys MSV Duisburg at the EINTRACHT-STADION on Matchday 25.