Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich stumbled to a goalless draw at RB Leipzig on Saturday, thereby missing their chance to seal the title.
Borussia Dortmund kept their hopes alive and closed to within two points with one game left.
Bayern Munich, who needed a win to make sure of a record-extending seventh consecutive league title, are on 75 points.
They take on Eintracht Frankfurt in next week’s season finale.
Borussia Dortmund, who beat Fortuna Duesseldorf 3-2, are on 73 and face Borussia Moenchengladbach next week.
RB Leipzig are third on 66 and have secured their UEFA Champions League spot for next season.
Hanover 96 and Nuremberg were relegated while VfB Stuttgart held on to 16th place and will go into a relegation/promotion playoff with third-placed team of the second division. (Reuters/NAN)