Werder Bremen are treating the Bundesliga relegation/promotion play-off "as a gift" in their fight to stay up, but for spirited underdogs Heidenheim, Thursday's first-leg behind closed doors is a chance to "believe in the unbelievable"....
Stuttgart clinched promotion back to the German Bundesliga at the first attempt Sunday despite losing 3-1 to Darmstadt while Hamburg blew their chance at pipping Heidenheim to the play-off spot....
Werder Bremen have one final chance to avoid automatic relegation this Saturday on the last weekend of the Bundesliga season while fellow fallen giants Hamburg will also make a last bid to earn a chance to win promotion back to Germany's top-flight....
Stuttgart moved to the brink of an immediate promotion back to the Bundesliga on Sunday thanks to their 6-0 thrashing of Nuremberg coupled with Hamburg's dramatic late defeat at Heidenheim....
A Dynamo Dresden player who accused German league officials live on television of sacrificing his club for the post-lockdown restart will not be punished, the German football federation (DFB) said Friday....