MSV Duisburg remain in deep trouble at the foot of the Bundesliga 2 standings after losing 2-0 at home to 1. FC Heidenheim 1846 on Matchday 28.
Duisburg were not without their chances, but it was Heidenheim who went in at the break with their noses in front thanks to Sebastian Griesbeck's unstoppable 30-metre drive after 24 minutes.
Heidenheim did not look back from thereon in, effectively wrapping up the contest early in the second half through former 1. FC Köln striker Bard Finne. The result leaves Duisburg six points adrift of relegation play-off spot occupants TSV 1860 Munich ahead of their trip to Karlsruher SC on Sunday afternoon.