Bundesliga review

Nurnberg back up with Cottbus win

June 1, 2009
FC Nurnberg were promoted to the Bundesliga after beating Energie Cottbus 2-0 on Sunday and winning the two-leg promotion-relegation playoff 5-0 on aggregate.

Christian Eigler fired an unstoppable shot from 22 metres on 29 minutes before Slovak Marek Mintal added a second eight minutes later to hand Nurnberg an immediate return to the top flight after relegation last season.

Nurnberg, a nine-time German champion, join Freiburg and Mainz 05 to have won automatic promotion as ...

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