Daniel Caligiuri and Michael Gregoritsch were on target as Augsburg concluded their season with a 2-1 win over relegated Greuther Fürth.
Florian Niederlechner led the line at the expense of Gregoritsch here and nearly justified his inclusion straight away, hitting the outside side-netting with the first attack of the game. Augsburg didn't have to wait long to open the scoring, Caligiuri stepping up to stroke home a penalty that Andre Hahn had earned. Caligiuri then attempted to catch Sascha Burchert out with a direct free-kick, but the Fürth shot-stopper reacted well. The already relegated visitors struck back through Jessic Ngankam, who arrowed a low shot into Rafal Gikiewicz's far corner.
Augsburg rang the changes at the interval, with Gregoritsch and Raphael Framberger entering the fray, the former making it a front two alongside Niederlechner, but it was Fürth who tested the opposition goal next, Hahn forced to clear off the line following a penalty-box scramble. Augsburg settled from there, though, and took a deserved lead when Arne Maier slipped Gregoritsch in for his ninth of the campaign. Die Fuggerstädter then closed out the win that sees them finish the season in 14th.
- Caligiuri has converted 19 of his 22 Bundesliga penalties and scored his 50th top-flight goal here.
- Having scored in last Saturday's 3-1 loss to Borussia Dortmund, Ngankam scored in consecutive Bundesliga games for the first time.
- Augsburg are one of eight teams to have enjoyed an unbroken stint in the Bundesliga since 2011. Next season will be their 12th campaign in the German top flight.
- Fürth bow out of the Bundesliga on the longest winless run of any current team (12 matches).
- Maximilian Bauer departs Fürth for Augsburg, having made 75 appearances for Die Kleeblätter.
Augsburg: Gikiewicz - Gumny (Framberger 46'), Gouweleeuw (c), Oxford - Caligiuri, Maier (Moravek 88'), Dorsch, Iago - Hahn, Niederlechner (Finnbogason 69'), Pedersen (Gregoritsch 46')
Unused subs: Koubek, Gruezo, Pepi, Uduokhai, Günther
Out: Sarenren Bazee (knee), Strobl (knee), Vargas (muscular)
Coach: Markus Weinzierl
Fürth: Burchert - Griesbeck, Viergever, Itter - Christiansen (Seguin 46') - Asta, Raschl (Green 73'), Tillman (Pululu 87'), Willems (Leweling 62') - Ngangam (Jung 62'), Hrgota (c)
Unused subs: Linde, Bauer, Abiama, Dudziak
Out: Kehr (knee), Meyerhöfer (ankle), Nielsen (thigh)
Coach: Stefan Leitl
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