Bundesliga Germany

Bundesliga Final Day Preview: The Fight To Stay Up

The final fixtures of the 20/21 season will take place Saturday, with the battle to stay up set to take place, between Arminia Bielefeld, Werder Bremen and 1.FC Köln. One team will be automatically relegated, one will be in the relegation play-off and one will be guaranteed safety.

What positions do the teams currently occupy?

Arminia Bielefeld currently sit in a place of safety in 15th position with 32 points.

Werder Bremen are sat in the relegation play-off place, one point behind Bielefeld.

FC Köln are in the relegation zone and are two points behind Bielefeld and one point behind Werder Bremen.

What is their league form?

Arminia Bielefeld: DDLWD

Werder Bremen: LDLLL

FC Köln: DLWWL

What are the final day fixtures?

Stuttgart v Arminia Bielefeld

Werder Bremen v Borussia Mönchengladbach

FC Köln v Schalke 04

What are the permutations?

What do Arminia Bielefeld need to do to avoid automatic relegation?

Bielefeld will avoid relegation with a win.

A draw would be enough if one of Werder Bremen or FC Köln dropped points.

A loss would leave them relying on either Werder Bremen losing or FC Köln failing to win to avoid relegation.

What do Arminia Bielefeld need to do to avoid the relegation play-off?

They will avoid the play-off with a win and/or equal the results of the other two sides.

What do Werder Bremen need to do to avoid automatic relegation?

Werder Bremen will avoid automatic relegation if they win and/or equal the result of FC Köln.

What do Werder Bremen need to do to avoid the relegation play-off?

Werder will stay up if they win and Bielefeld drop points.

If they draw and Bielefeld lose, they will stay up on goal difference if Köln fail to win.

What do FC Köln need to do to avoid automatic relegation?

FC Köln need to win and either Werder Bremen or Bielefeld to drop points.

What do FC Köln need to do to avoid the relegation play-off?

To guarantee safety, FC Köln need to win and both Werder Bremen and Bielefeld to drop points.

What is the team news for the three teams?

Arminia Bielefeld will be without Anderson Lucoqui who is suspended after picking up five yellow cards.

Werder Bremen will be without Christian Groß who is suspended after his red card last weekend. Ömer Toprak and Niclas Füllkrug are back available, though Milos Veljkovic is a doubt for the game.

FC Köln are without Ismail Jakobs and Ellyes Skhiri who are suspended after picking up their fifth bookings of the season. Benno Schmitz, Elvis Rexhbecaj and E.B. Dennis are out with knocks, while Jonas Hector is also out with a leg problem.

When are the games?

The final day of the Bundesliga will take place on Saturday at 15:30 local time and 14:30 BST.

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