- Leipzig take the lead through Sabitzer.
- Bielefeld secure second-tier status with point with two games left.
- Leipzig knew victory could see them promoted depending on Nürnberg's result on Sunday.
Ralf Rangnick’s men knew victory for them and defeat for third-placed 1. FC Nürnberg on Saturday would see them move into the top flight for the first time in their history.
Marcel Sabitzer’s 30th-minute strike put the hosts ahead, but Brian Behrendt levelled on the hour mark as Bielefeld assured their second-tier survival with a point.
Nürnberg will be two points behind Leipzig with two games remaining if the Franconians can win at Eintracht Braunschweig on Saturday.