Schalke 04 are hoping to put a stop to the rot this weekend to maintain their chances of finishing third
Schalke 04 are hoping to put a stop to the rot this weekend to maintain their chances of finishing third
Bundesliga

Potential permutations in top-seven tussle

Munich - FC Bayern München may have won the in record time, but it has done nothing to detract from the ultra-competitive nature of Germany’s top flight with the battle for European qualification promising to rage on until the final day.

In light of Bayern and Borussia Dortmund - both of whom have already booked their place in the UEFA Champions League next season - facing off in the DFB Cup final on 17 May, six teams remain in the battle for a and with it an appearance in either the Champions League or the UEFA Europa League.

Heading down the final stretch, bundesliga.com takes a look at how the 2013/14 campaign’s penultimate weekend could affect the race for Europe…