Bundesliga Review: Schalke 04, Frankfurt Boost UCL Hopes With Win

Schalke 04 and Eintracht Frankfurt have boosted their hopes of securing a top four spot and a place in next season’s UEFA Champions League (UCL) after they won their respective German Bundesliga games on Saturday.

Frankfurt thrashed Mainz 05 3-0 at home courtesy goals from Kevin-Prince Boateng, Luka Jovic and Ante Rebic to leapfrog Bayer Leverkusen into 4th position.

On the other hand, Schalke 04 consolidated their position as the second placed team with a hard fought 1-0 win at VFL Wolfsburg with a Robin Knoche own goal gifting the visitors the three points at stake four minutes from time and some ten minutes after Dutch international defender Paul Verhaegh had missed a penalty for the home side.

Matchday 27 Results (Saturday):

Augsburg 1-3 Werder Bremen

VFL Wolfsburg 0-1 Schalke 04

Hamburg 1-2 Hertha Berlin

Eintracht Frankfurt 3-0 Mainz 05

Borussia Moenchengaldbach 3-3 TSG Hoffenheim

Standings (Top 6 via Points):

1. Bayern Munich 66

2. Schalke 04 49

3. Borussia Dortmund 45

4. Eintracht Frankfurt 45

5. Bayer Leverkusen 44

6. RB Leipzig 40