Nice piece at Bundesliga.com reviewing the contenders in the relegation battle:
A clear division appears to be opening up heading into the final eight games of the 2014/15 Bundesliga season. With a rejuvenated Borussia Dortmund joining the battle for a place in Europe next season, those who have been left behind know they have a scrap for survival on their hands.
From 1. FSV Mainz 05 in 11th down to VfB Stuttgart in 18th, seven points separate eight clubs, two of whom will be dropping down to Bundesliga 2 in May with one more facing a play-off to stay up. bundesliga.com looks at the state of play in one of the fiercest fights for survival in recent years.