Cologne - With six of the Bundesliga's eighteen clubs still in serious danger of dropping out of Germany's top flight at the end of the season, the 2014/15 relegation battle is the closest in the history of the division.

Stick around as keeps you bang up to date with all the latest from the six clubs scrapping for their lives at the foot of the table...


Saturday May 16 2015 (kick-off 15:30 CEST/13:30 GMT)
FC Augsburg - Hannover 96
Hertha Berlin - Eintracht Frankfurt
VfB Stuttgart - Hamburger SV
SC Freiburg - FC Bayern München
FC Schalke 04 - SC Paderborn

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Wednesday 13 May

"I think the most important thing is to hold your nerves," continued Frontzeck. "I sense that in the players and I'm trying to get that across to them. The mood in training is good and the players are desperate to finally win again. You have to keep your head clear for the upcoming challenges."

Hannover coach Michael Frontzeck is confident his players are mentally prepared for the tests to come. "They were very disappointed that their performance wasn't enough for a win [against Bremen]. I gave them the time off with the instruction to clear their heads, and on Tuesday morning I had the feeling that it had worked."

Dutch winger Roy Beerens says Hertha must aim for a result against Frankfurt this weekend to make sure they can go into their final game at Hoffenheim in a "relaxed frame of mind. If we stay compact, we can beat Frankfurt. I hope the stadium is full. That will be extra motivation for us to stay up."

With the battle against relegation almost certain to come down to the finest of margins, the sides fighting the drop will be pinning their hopes on one player to emerge as their saviour. takes a look at the six players that could prove key to their respective sides’ hopes of staying in the top flight.

Our roving reporter managed to snatch this soundbite from a Hamburg fan with mixed feelings: "I haven't believed in a happy ending for a while now [but| with seven points from three games, our form is good. HSV have to avoid defeat against Stuttgart, and then they can wrap it all up against Schalke."

It's do or die for the bottom six in the Bundesliga, but most will take heart from the fact that destiny is very much theirs to determine, with five of the six sides set to take part in at least one relegation six-pointer before the end of the season. takes a look at who plays who in the final two Matchdays...

Just two points above bottom-of-the-table VfB Stuttgart, their opponents this weekend, Hamburger SV are currently safe if things were to stay the way they are. However, despite the table being so tight, Rene Adler doesn't think HSV will have to rely on other results to retain their place in the top flight. Click here to read the full interview.

With just two games of the campaign remaining, any of the current bottom six could could still be relegated from the Bundesliga this season. The tightest relegation battle in German top-flight history is reaching its climax, and will accompany you every step of the way. Stay tuned!