Gladbach to face Bochum in relegation play-off

BERLIN - Five-times Bundesliga champions Borussia Moenchengladbach will face VfL Bochum in a relegation play-off after the second division club finished in third place with a 3-1 win over Duisburg on Sunday.

Gladbach, who ended the Bundesliga season with a 1-1 draw at Hamburg on Saturday, carved their way out of the bottom place with a fine finish of three wins and a draw in their last four games with Eintracht Frankfurt and St Pauli relegated.

Second division champions Hertha Berlin return to the Bundesliga after only a season and are joined by second placed Augsburg with Bochum going into the play-offs.

The two-leg play-off will take place on May 19 and May 25.