Hamburg's Bundesliga future hangs in the balance after they drew 1-1 in their play-off first-leg.
Hamburg's Bundesliga future is still in the balance after they were held to a 1-1 draw by Karlsruhe.
Hamburg earned a second chance at securing their Bundesliga status with a 2-0 win over Schalke.
Liverpool give U21s more game time than Premier League rivals but top flight lags behind Europe.
Stuttgart climbed off the foot of the Bundesliga and leap-frogged Hamburg in the standings with a 2-1 win.
Hamburg defended their place above Freiburg in the Bundesliga thanks to a last-gasp Gojko Kacar header.