BERLIN – Borussia Moenchengladbach defeated relegation-troubled Wolfsburg Three-Zero within the Bundesliga on Friday to present a glimmer of hope to Hamburger SV and Cologne of their combat in opposition to the drop.
Objectives from Lars Stindl, Raffael and Christoph Kramer put ‘Gladbach in command earlier than the break, and Wolfsburg discovered no reply within the second half because it remained in relegation hazard.
Wolfsburg will end the 31st spherical within the relegation zone if Mainz and Freiburg declare factors of their respective video games in opposition to Augsburg and Hamburg.
Wolfsburg’s defeat means Hamburg and Cologne, eight and 9 factors from security, can’t be mathematically relegated this weekend, even when Cologne loses to visiting Schalke on Sunday.
Nevertheless, Hamburg and Cologne are most probably to be demoted routinely, leaving Wolfsburg, Freiburg and Mainz combating it out to keep away from the relegation-promotion playoff in opposition to the third-place finisher from the second division.
Three rounds stay after this weekend.