Hamburger SV has gained further courage in the promotion race of the 2nd Bundesliga.
The new third is 1. FC Heidenheim, which offered a sovereign performance in the 3-0 (1-0) in the chasing duel with SC Paderborn. Like Heidenheim, Fortuna Düsseldorf is increasingly involved in the promotion race. The 1-0 (1-0) win over FC St. Pauli was the fourth win in a row.
Bundesliga relegated Arminia Bielefeld remains bottom of the table after a dramatic 2:3 (0:0) at home against Kaiserslautern. On the other hand, SpVgg Greuther Fürth managed to gain some air in the relegation battle with a 1-0 (1-0) win in Braunschweig. Penultimate is now 1. FC Nürnberg after a 1:2 (0:0) home defeat against newly promoted Magdeburg.