Lowly Nuremberg moved closer to an immediate return to the second division when they were beaten 2-0 at VfL Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga on Saturday.
The defeat left Nuremberg, who are one place off the bottom of the table, with 19 points, five adrift of VfB Stuttgart who are in the relegation playoff spot above them with two games each to play.
Stuttgart themselves lost 3-1 at Hertha Berlin, sparing Nuremberg the drop for at least one more week.
Wolfsburg, who are sixth and still challenging for...
Fourth-placed Eintracht Frankfurt squandered the chance to widen the gap with their rivals in the Bundesliga after conceding a last-gasp equaliser in a 1-1 draw with VfL Wolfsburg on Monday.
Frankfurt, who host Chelsea in the Europa League semi-finals next month, thought they had scored the winner when substitute Jonathan De Guzman netted in the 79th minute after Wolfsburg twice hit the woodwork.
But John Anthony Brooks snatched a 90th-minute equaliser for a deserved point for the hosts.
RB Leipzig struck twice in the first half to ease past VfL Wolfsburg 2-0 on Saturday and tighten their hold on third place in the Bundesliga by opening up a six-point gap over fourth-placed Eintracht Frankfurt.
Slovenian Kevin Kampl put the hosts ahead with a left-footed curled effort from outside the box in the 16th minute before striker Timo Werner nodded in at the far post to complete a fine move 12 minutes later.
Wolfsburg upped the pressure towards the end of the first half but Leipzig keeper...
Paco Alcacer scored twice late in the game to gave Borussia Dortmund a 2-0 victory over Wolfsburg and put them two points clear at the top of the Bundesliga.
Alcacer fired a 90th minute free kick from the edge of the box and added another in stoppage time to lift Dortmund to 63 points, with Bayern, whom they face next week, on 61 after their 1-1 draw at Freiburg.
With captain Marco Reus a last-minute absence due to the imminent birth of his first child, Dortmund rarely had a chance in a lacklustre...