MOVING UP: PROMOTION TO THE TOP TIER.
Nottingham Forest joined Huddersfield Town in the promotion playoff final.
Which side will be joining Fulham and Bournemouth in the English Premier League?
May 13: Luton Town 1-1 Huddersfield Town
May 14: Sheffield United 1-2 Nottingham Forest
May 16: Huddersfield Town 1-0 Luton Town
May 17: Nottingham Forest 1-2 Sheffield United (3-2 pen)
May 29: Wembley Stadium, London
Huddersfield Town vs Nottingham Forest
FRENCH LIGUE 2
AJACCIO 1-0 TOULOUSE
AUXERRE 2-1 Amiens
PARIS FC 2-0 Grenoble
SOCHAUX 2-2 Dijon
Ajaccio beat Toulouse to join them in the French Ligue 1?
With Auxerre picking up three points from a 2-1 win against Amiens, only a win was good enough to get Ajaccio direct qualification to Ligue 1.
Riyad Nouri’s goal from the penalty spot was good enough for a 1-0 score for Ajaccio to clinch direct promotion to Ligue 1 with the needed win against Toulouse.
1| Toulouse – 79 points
2| Ajaccio – 75 points
3| Auxerre – 74 points
4| Paris FC – 70 points
5| Sochaux – 68 points
STANDINGS AFTER 34 ROUNDS
Schalke – 65 points
Werder Bremen – 63 points
Hamburger SV – 60 points
Darmstadt – 60 points
St. Pauli – 57 points
The four teams in the chase for direct promotion and for the promotion playoff round were all winners in the final round of the regular season.
Werder Bremen held on to the direct promotion spot to advance with Schalke.
Hamburger SV held on to the promotion playoff spot with a win away against Hansa Rostock.
WERDER BREMEN 2-0 Jahn Regensburg
Hansa Rostock 2-3 HAMBURGER SV
DARMSTADT 3-0 Paderborn
ST. PAULI 2-0 Dusseldorf