Werder Bremen produced a surprising efficiency to keep away from computerized relegation from the Bundesliga with a 6-1 dwelling overcome Cologne.
Fortuna Dusseldorf suffered the drop as a substitute after they misplaced 3-Zero at Union Berlin on Saturday.
Bremen into relegation play-off
After ending 16th, Werder will now play a two-legged relegation playoff towards a staff from 2. Bundesliga, probably to be both Heidenheim or Hamburg.
Consecutive defeats to Bayern Munich and Mainz had Werder on the point of being relegated for the primary time since 1981.
They got here into the ultimate day of the common season two factors adrift of Dusseldorf with an inferior objective distinction.
However after deciding on an attacking line-up, Florian Kohfeldt was rewarded as his aspect raced right into a three-goal lead inside the primary half-hour because of strikes from Yuya Osako, Milot Rashica and Niclas Fullkrug.
There was a optimistic half-time replace from the Dusseldorf recreation, with hosts Union holding a one-goal benefit courtesy of Anthony Ujah.
After the break, Davy Klaassen scored and Osako added a second as Werder moved 5 objectives in entrance, whereas the excellent news stored coming with a second Union objective from Christian Gentner within the different recreation.
Dominick Drexler scored for Cologne however rampant Werder made it six by means of substitute Josh Sargent.
With no revival towards Union, who added a 3rd because of Suleiman Abdullahi, it meant Dusseldorf’s second season within the Bundesliga resulted in relegation.