Borussia Dortmund closed in on the Bundesliga top six and a place in Europe next season thanks to a 2-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt at the Westfalenstadion.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang gave Jurgen Klopp's men the lead from the penalty spot before Shinji Kagawa added a second goal.
It was enough to earn Dortmund all three points and take them to within a win of the European positions, setting them up also for their DFB-Pokal semi-final tie with Bayern Munich on Tuesday.
Frankfurt made the better start...
Borussia Monchengladbach failed to take their first match point in the race for a place in the Champions League after being held to a goalless draw at Eintracht Frankurt.
A win for the Foals would have given them a chance to wrap up their place in Europe's elite club competition as early as this weekend, but in the end they were fortunate to come away with a draw which leaves them just three points clear of fourth-placed Bayer Leverkusen, who are in action on Saturday.
Frankfurt created more but...