Berlin - SSV Jahn Regensburg's one-year sojourn in Bundesliga 2 was brought to an early end on Friday evening following a 1-0 defeat at 1. FC Union Berlin.

Torsten Mattuschka's 63rd-minute penalty sealed the Bavarians' fate. The division's bottom side are now 12 points adrift of the relegation play-off place and potential safety with only three games remaining.

Mattuschka on the spot


The game itself was a tame affair, with neither side creating many chances prior to Tim Erfen's foul on Baris Özbek, which gave Mattuschka the chance to score from the spot and end Union's four-match winless run, sending Regensburg back to the 3. Liga in the process.

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