Cottbus - SpVgg Greuther Fürth kept their hopes of automatic promotion alive with an emphatic 6-0 win at FC Energie Cottbus.

Stephan Fürstner gave the visitors the lead with after 34 minutes, before Ilir Azemi put Fürth 2-0 up before the break with a clever back-heeled finish from close range. Nikola Djurdjic extended Fürth's lead 20 minutes from time, and Goran Sukalo headed in from Daniel Brosinski's corner to make it 4-0 soon after. Niko Gießelmann set up Azemi for his second of the game six minutes from time, before Djurdjic completed the score less than 60 seconds later to keep Fürth two points behind second-placed SC Paderborn and three ahead of 1. FC Kaiserslautern in fourth going into the final round of matches.

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