Darmstadt secures return to Bundesliga after six years
27 May 2023 | 3:37 pm
Second division leaders Darmstadt 98 secured their promotion back to Germany's top division, the Bundesliga, after a six-year absence. A 1-0 win over Magdeburg guarantees them either first or second in the 2. Bundesliga.
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