On the last day of the Bundesliga, things will get hot in the relegation battle, with VfL Bochum right in the middle. We take a look at the various scenarios that would give the Ruhrpottklub relegation.
On Matchday 34, things could hardly be more exciting in the Bundesliga, almost all decisions in the race for the championship, Champions League, Europa League and against relegation are still pending.
Realistically, four teams are still involved in the relegation battle: in addition to VfL Bochum, these are also FC Augsburg, VfB Stuttgart and FC Schalke 04. Hertha BSC is already safely in league two, Hoffenheim could only mathematically slip into the relegation place.
VfL will face Bayer 04 Leverkusen on Saturday. But what exactly would have to happen to keep the class? And when would Bochum end up in the relegation or the 2nd Bundesliga? You can find out here.
Bundesliga, relegation battle: The lower third of the table on matchday 34
FC Schalke 04
VfL Bochum, Scenarios: This is how Bochum manages to stay up in the league
First, let’s take a look at the best possible scenarios for the Ruhrpottklub. VfL Bochum will stay up in the league if…
… Bochum wins and FC Augsburg loses…
… Bochum wins and VfB Stuttgart doesn’t win,…
… Bochum draw and VfB Stuttgart lose while FC Schalke don’t win.
VfL Bochum, Scenarios: This is how Bochum ends up in the relegation
It is also not unlikely that VfL will end up on the relegation place. VfL Bochum must go into relegation if…
…Bochum wins and VfB Stuttgart wins while FC Augsburg don’t lose,…
… Bochum draw and FC Schalke don’t win, while VfB Stuttgart don’t lose,…
… Bochum draws and FC Schalke wins, while VfB Stuttgart loses,…
… Bochum loses and FC Schalke loses.
VfL Bochum, Scenarios: This is how Bochum descends
Finally, the worst possible results. VfL Bochum will be relegated if…
… Bochum draws and VfB Stuttgart doesn’t lose, while FC Schalke wins,…
… Bochum loses and FC Schalke don’t lose.
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