By Mark Kendall
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Bayern Munich signed off their time at the Olympiastadion by beating Nurnberg 6-3.Bayern Munich signed off their time at the Olympiastadion in fine style with an emphatic 6-3 victory over FC Nurnberg.
Playing their last-ever game at the ground, the Bavarian giants strolled to victory with Roy Makaay and Sebastian Deisler grabbing braces.
The hosts were five goals up by half time with Claudio Pizarro (8), Michael Ballack (24), Makaay (31 & 41 pen) and Deisler (44) all finding the net.
A Martin Demichelis own-goal gave Nurnberg some respite on 52 minutes, but Deisler restored the five goal margin twelve minutes from time.
A late double from Samuel Slovak then added some respectability to the scoreline.
The battle for UEFA Champions League places will go down to the final week after second-placed Schalke and third-placed Stuttgart both lost.
Schalke went down to a 2-1 home defeat to Borussia Dortmund with Tomasz Waldoch's strike not enough in the face of goals from Sebastian Kehl and Lars Ricken.
Stuttgart succumbed to relegated Bochum for whom Zvjezdan Misimovic and Vratislav Lokvenc grabbed second half goals.
However, Hertha Berlin in fourth failed to capitalise as they could manage no better than a goalless draw at lowly Borussia Monchengladbach.
Werder Bremen closed to within a point of Hertha after dispatching Freiburg 4-1 at the Wolfgang Stark.
Werder actually fell behind to a Ismail Coulibaly goal midway through the first half and went in behind at the interval.
However, three quickfire goals from Johan Micoud (48) and Tim Borowski (49 & 53) put the hosts in control, and Micoud added his second of the afternoon eight minutes from the end.
Bayer Leverkusen and Wolfsburg shared the points following an entertaining 2-2 draw.
Miroslav Karhan and Thomas Brdaric had given Bayer a two-goal cushion, but a strike from Franca and a late Daniel Bierofka effort earned Wolfsburg a share of the spoils.
The splendidly-named Tranquillo Barnetta grabbed a winner two minutes from time to ensure Hannover beat Hamburg 2-1.
Collin Benjamin had given Hamburg an early lead, but Jiri Stajnet drew the hosts level and Barnetta intervened late on.
Mainz emerged victorious following a five-goal thriller with Kaiserslautern.
Mathias Abel (29 & 48) and Nikolce Noveski (57) were on target for Mainz, while Ioannis Amanatidis (34) and Carsten Jancker (86) replied for the visitors.
Relegated Hansa Rostock ended their home campaign with a 1-1 draw against Arminia Bielefeld, a Thomas Rasmussen penalty cancelling out Marco Kuntzel's opener.
Bayern Munich 6-3 Nurnberg
Borussia Monchengladbach 0-0 Hertha Berlin
Hannover 2-1 Hamburg
Hansa Rostock 1-1 Arminia Bielefeld
Mainz 3-2 Kaiserslautern
Schalke 1-2 Borussia Dortmund
VFL Bochum 2-0 Stuttgart
Werder Bremen 4-1 Freiburg
Wolfsburg 2-2 Bayer Leverkusen