Düsseldorf’s 3-0 loss vs. Union Berlin drops them from the Bundesliga
Düsseldorf simply needed a draw to stave off sure relegation entering Match Day 34 in the Bundesliga. However, Union Berlin dispatched of them 3-0 while Werder Bremen unbelievably won 6-1 vs. FC Köln, which helped them jump Düsseldorf for the one relegation playoff spot.
Bremen’s 6-1 dismantling of FC Köln rescues them from outright relegation
Entering the final day of the season, Werder Bremen needed a win and Düsseldorf loss in order to climb into 16th and a spot in the relegation playoff. Bremen got a statement 6-1 win while Düsseldorf fell to Union Berlin, 3-0, saving Bremen from sure relegation.
Leverkusen jumps back into Champions League qualification with convincing win over FC Köln
Bayer 04 Leverkusen defeats FC Köln to remain in Champions League contention on match-day 32. Leverkusen had offensive contributions from three different scorers in the win. Meanwhile, FC Köln remains six points out of the relegation conversation.
Moussa Diaby puts game on ice for Leverkusen, taking 3-1 lead on FC Köln | FOX SOCCER
After FC Köln cut the lead in half, Moussa Diaby came down the right side of the pitch and put one far post past the keeper, helping Leverkusen rebuild their two-goal lead with time running out.
Kai Havertz puts away easy goal, doubles Leverkusen lead over FC Köln, 2-0
With Leverkusen already leading 1-nil, Kai Havertz found himself alone in front and netted the game's second goal. With a win, Leverkusen leaps into 4th position in the Bundesliga standings and Champions League placement.
Sven Bender puts Leverkusen up early with eighth career Bundesliga goal
On a cross into a crowd of would-be goal scorers, Sven Bender got his foot on the ball and re-directed it to the back of the net. The 7th-minute goal gave Leverkusen a much-needed 1-0 lead over FC Köln as it looks to climb into a top-4 spot in the Bundesliga standings.
Nkunku’s beautiful chip-shot goal puts Leipzig in the driver’s seat vs. Köln
Minutes before halftime, Christopher Nkunku finessed a short chip shot goal into the back of the net to give RB Leipzig a 2-1 lead over FC Köln. It was just Nkunku’s second goal of the season and came at a very opportune time.
Leipzig finds first-half equalizer vs. Köln off the head of Patrik Schick
A 20th-minute header from Patrik Schick tied up the match between RB Leipzig and FC Köln. Leipzig would move into third place in the Bundesliga table with a win.
Köln takes early 1-0 lead over Leipzig behind Jhon Córdoba’s strike off rebound
In just the 7th minute, FC Köln took a surprising lead over top-of-the-table RB Leipzig behind a vicious strike from Jhon Córdoba who found the top left corner of the net off a rebound chance.