Stuttgart and Hannover are primed to make an immediate return to the Bundesliga. - © imago / Pressefoto Baumann
Stuttgart and Hannover are primed to make an immediate return to the Bundesliga. - © imago / Pressefoto Baumann
Bundesliga

Battle for the Bundesliga: the teams vying for promotion

Darmstadt and Ingolstadt are down, but which two clubs will be playing Bundesliga football in their stead next term and who will be fighting out to join them in the promotion/ relegation play-offs?

VfB Stuttgart (1st, Pld 33, Pts 66)

bundesliga.com takes a look at the current state of affairs in the second tier and examines the credentials of those clubs vying for a place in the big league next term.

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Hannover 96 (2nd, Pld 33, Pts 66)

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Eintracht Braunschweig (3rd, Pld 33, Pts 63)

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