Thanks to a play-off win over Karlsruhe, Hamburg SV remain one of the few European clubs to have never been relegated from their countryâ€™s top division Hamburg SV remain the only football club to have never been relegated from the Bundesliga after defeating Karlsruhe 2-1 in a play-off on Mondayâ€
â€¢ Karlsruhe 1-2 Hamburg (Hamburg win 3-2 on agg) â€¢ Goals from Marcelo DÃaz and Nicolai MÃ¼ller guarantee survival Hamburg SV clung on to their time-honoured place in the Bundesliga once again after beating second-tier Karlsruhe 2-1 â€“ and 3-2 on aggregate â€“ after moments of extraordinary lat
Hamburg narrowly avoided a first-ever relegation after a dramatic late fightback saw them beat Karlsruhe 3-2 on aggregate in the relegation play-off.
Hamburg remain the only Bundesliga side never to have been relegated after a dramatic late win over Karlsruher.
Hamburg's Bundesliga future hangs in the balance after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Karlsruher in the first leg of their relegation/promotion play-off game at the HSV Arena.
Hamburg's Bundesliga future is still in the balance after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Karlsruhe in the first leg of their relegation/promotion play-off game at the HSV Arena.
Paderborn and Freiburg were relegated from the Bundesliga on the final day of the regular German season with Stuttgart and Hannover clinching safety and Hamburg living to fight another day.