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Saturday football open thread

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There are no EPL matches on today -- they're all on tomorrow at 10 a.m. in a final end-of-season extravaganza -- but there's still plenty of football on. Of particular interest is the Bundesliga, which ends its season today.

Hamburg is in deep, deep danger of being relegated, and that's bad news if you're hoping that Lewis Holtby gets permanently transferred away from Spurs. The German relegation battle is crazy, and a lot can happen based on today's matches. Here's a listing of scenarios from

[Hamburg] could stay up if they beat Schalke this Saturday. At the same time, Stuttgart has to not win in Paderborn, and Hannover vs. Freiburg can't end in a draw.

... will play in the relegation if they win against the Royal Blues and at the same time, Stuttgart doesn't beat Paderborn and the game between Hannover and Freiburg ends in a draw. The other option: Stuttgart beats Paderborn and Hannover and Freiburg doesn't end in a draw. That would also mean relegation playoff time for Hamburg.

... will definitely be going down directly if they draw or lose against Schalke. They could even go down if they win at home. For that to happen, Stuttgart would have to beat Paderborn and Hannover and Freiburg would have to end in a draw though.

If Hamburg goes down, it's quite possible that Holtby will be on his way back to Tottenham Hotspur this summer instead of being signed permanently. So it's kind of a big deal.

Also in Germany, Jurgen Klopp's last match as manager of Dortmund is against Wolfsburg, and this is your last chance to see Kevin Wimmer play for Köln before his (presumed) transfer to Tottenham this summer.

In addition to the Germans, there are matches in Ligue 1, and La Liga to watch and discuss if you're so inclined. Have at it!

Bundesliga Matches (all times 9:30 a.m.)

Dortmund v. Werder Bremen

Gladbach v. Augsburg

Frankfurt v. Bayer Leverkusen

FC Köln v. Wolfsburg

Hamburg v. Schalke

Hannover v. Freiburg

Hoffenheim v. Hertha Berlin

Paderborn v. Stuttgart

Bayern Munich v. Mainz