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Jermaine Jones and Schalke lost to Stuttgart 2-1, leaving Schalke holding onto the last Champions League place in the Bundesliga by one point with one game to go. Jones started and went the distance.
Steve Cherundolo made his record-setting 299th appearance for Hannover in their 3-1 loss to Bayer Leverkusen. Cherundolo played the full 90.
It was reported earlier this week that Timmy Chandler tore ligaments in his knee and will miss the rest of the Bundesliga season. He is expected to be out 3-4 weeks and may now miss the USMNT’s games in May and June.
Hoffenheim lost to Hamburger 4-1, making it very likely the team will be relegated. Fabian Johnson came on at halftime and provided the assist on Hoffenheim’s lone goal on a nifty backheel. Danny Williams was not in the 18 for Hoffenheim, who will need to leapfrog two teams on the last day of the season to avoid the drop.
Michael Parkhurst did not make the 18 for Augsburg, who lost to Bayern Munich 3-0 and face relegation going into the final game of the season.
In Bundesliga 2, Hertha Berlin beat Cologne 2-1 with both John Anthony Brooks and Alfredo Morales starting and going the distance. Morales scored the game-winning goal for Hertha, who have already won promotion to the Bundesliga next season. It was also reported this week that Brooks, who is a dual national, is leaning towards the U.S. at the moment.
Bobby Wood was an 85th-minute substitute in 1860 Munich’s 2-0 loss to Paderborn.
St. Pauli won 5-1, but Joe Gyau was not part of the game-day squad.