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May 10, 2014 at 2.30pm UK at ​Veltins-Arena
SchalkeSchalke 04
4-1
Nuremberg
Goretzka (6'), Neustadter (45'), Draxler (75'), Obasi (90')
FT(HT: 2-0)
Drmic (90')
Pachonik (30'), Nilsson (36'), Stark (58'), Frantz (67'), Tekerci (90')

Nuremberg relegated following defeat at Schalke 04

Nuremberg drop into the second tier of German football after losing 4-1 at Schalke.

Nuremberg have been relegated from the Bundesliga after a 4-1 defeat at the hands of Schalke 04 condemned them to a 17th-place finish.

The away side fell behind in the sixth minute following a corner, Max Meyer providing the cross for Joel Matip to nod in from point-blank range.

Schalke's midfielder Max Meyer and Schalke's midfielder Leon Goretzka celebrate after their team scored during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 vs 1 FC Nuremberg in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on May 10, 2014© Getty Images

Nuremberg's fate looked sealed on the stroke of half time as Roman Neustadter gained possession inside the box and rifled a shot beyond Peter Rakovsky to double Schalke's advantage.

It took Schalke until the 75th minute to further extend their lead, Julian Draxler finding the back of the net from outside the box, before Josip Drmic pulled one back for the visitors in the final minute.

However, it was Schalke who had the final say, dumping more misery on their opponents in stoppage time courtesy of Chinedu Obasi's close-range strike.

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Schalke's midfielder Leon Goretzka and Schalke's Dutch striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar celebrate during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Schalke 04 vs Hertha BSC Berlin in the German city of Gelsenkirchen on March 28, 2014
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TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Borussia DortmundDortmund86202781920
2Borussia MonchengladbachBorussia M'bach85211991017
3Werder Bremen8521158717
4Bayern Munich8512159616
5RB Leipzig8431169715
6Hertha Berlin8431138515
7Eintracht FrankfurtFrankfurt84131912713
8Hoffenheim83141413110
9Augsburg8233141319
10Wolfsburg82331114-39
11Freiburg82331014-49
12Mainz 05823348-49
13Bayer LeverkusenB. Leverkusen8224915-68
14Nuremberg8224819-118
15Hannover81341016-66
16Schalke 04Schalke8206511-66
17Stuttgart8125617-115
18Fortuna DusseldorfDusseldorf8125618-125

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